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Transition Boot Camp

Transition Bootcamp Practices and Partnerships to Improve Employment. November 13, 2019, Philadelphia, PA

TRANSITION BOOT CAMP
Practices and Partnerships to Improve Employment Outcomes

November 13, 2019

8:30AM – 3:00PM

Cost: $119 / per person

Location:
Philadelphia 201 Hotel
201 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA

Register for the Boot Camp
Are you a professional looking to enhance your skills for employment outcomes for students with disabilities?

Join us for this innovative workshop designed to assist in planning for school-to-work transition. This unique opportunity allows professionals to enhance their skills and knowledge to increase employment outcomes for youth with disabilities.

This training will include 4 interactive, hands-on sessions:

Working together: How to make the most of your interagency collaboration responsibilities
Us and them: Making families your most valuable partner
A job of my choosing: Providing meaningful work experiences for students
Front and Center: Empowering students to achieve their goals

 

This training has been approved for 5 clock hours by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC)

The subject matter of this training aligns with the Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) Content Outline

 

Transition Boot Camp participants can receive $50 off the registration fee to the Mid-Atlantic ADA Update, the 26th annual conference on the Americans with Disabilities Act, November 14 and 15, 2019 at the same location.
Contact inquires@transcen.org for information on how to receive the discount.

Questions?

Please contact inquiries@transcen.org

About the Trainers

Ruth AllisonRuth Allison provides technical assistance to state education and vocational rehabilitation agencies to build collaborative systems and capacity to support local school districts as part of TransCen’s National Technical Assistance on Transition (NTACT) team and through other state contracts. Ruth has extensive experience working at the local and state level within the Vocational Rehabilitation system where she led the development of a number of initiatives to improve cross agency collaboration and employment outcomes for students with disabilities.

Jacque HyattJacque Hyatt currently provides technical assistance to state education and vocational rehabilitation agencies to build collaborative systems and capacity to support local school districts as part of TransCen’s National Technical Assistance on Transition (NTACT) team. In her positions as state coordinator of secondary transition and state co-director of special education she led the development of effective state and local systems that include cross agency collaboration, parent engagement, work-based learning and youth leadership.

Sean RoySean Roy provides training and technical assistance to states, employment professionals and schools, leading to improved success for individuals with disabilities who are transitioning from school into the workforce and life in the community. Sean is an experienced curriculum developer, writer, trainer and presenter, often being asked to speak to professionals and families about issues of employment, accessing postsecondary education, and promoting family involvement in employment and transition planning.

Photo of Laura OwensLaura A. Owens, Ph.D., CESP, has over 30 years of experience as a national leader in the transition and disability employment field. She is currently a Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM) and the President of TransCen, Inc. (TCI), an organization based in Rockville, Maryland that provides direct placement services to individuals with disabilities; develops and evaluates new service models through research of evidenced-based practices leading to improved employment outcomes; and provides training and technical assistance to organizations and school districts focusing on the improvement of educational and employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities.

Ann Deschamps, Ed.D.Ann Deschamps has spent her 29 year career focused on transition from school to work for youth with disabilities and full implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. In addition to her 20 years at TransCen, Inc. She spent nine years with a Virginia school system as a transition resource teacher specializing in implementation of self-determination, parent engagement, and transition to employment and post-secondary education.