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1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 4298

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2977


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Secondary Transitions

Secondary Transitions image of two shoes face three arrows.     

UW ECHO in Secondary Transitions provides ongoing support for educators and state and local agencies working with students transitioning from the K-12 education systems into postsecondary education, employment and community living settings. 

Network participants could include school administrators, transition coordinators, general and special education teachers, paraeducators, case managers, school counselors, school psychologists, state agency staff, and special education service providers including OTs, PTs, SLPs, etc.

UW ECHO in Secondary Transitions is a collaboration with the
Wyoming Department of Education, Wyoming Department of Corrections,
and the Wyoming Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Sessions are on Tuesdays, bi-weekly,
2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
via Zoom video conferencing technology.



Secondary Transitions Learning Session Topics: Spring 2016 to Spring 2018

learning topics - fall 2018

Session information subject to change, please check back regularly.

*Registration encouraged but not required to attend sessions.*
Registrants will receive session handouts and materials prior to the scheduled meeting time.

September 25

Developing Wyoming's Largest Untapped Talent: Transition Youth

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) establishes Vocational
Rehabilitation (VR) as the primary agency for preparing youth in educational settings
with disabilities for employment. Jessica Rasmussen and Ann Armel are the VR Transition Consultants for the state of Wyoming. They work to establish and advance transition
services through improving relationships, communication, and collaboration with
school districts, community agencies and employers.

Jessica Rasmussen, MSW
Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

October 9

Job Exploration Counseling, Part 1

This session will explore vocational interest inventories and career pathways, including picture inventories and paper/pencil interest inventories.

*Session Registration*

October 23

Job Exploration Counseling, Part 2

This session will investigate "in-demand occupations."

*Session Registration*

November 6

Job Exploration Counseling, Part 3

This session will focus on developing a personal employment plan.

*Session Registration*

November 20

Work-Based Learning Experiences, Part 1

We will conduct work-site tours to learn about necessary job skills in various business settings.

*Session Registration*

December 4

Work-Based Learning Experiences, Part 2

 This session will discuss the option of virtual job shadow opportunities as a way to introduce students to a wider variety of career opportunities.

*Session Registration*

December 18

Work-Based Learning Experiences, Part 3

We will talk about coordinating with local job service personnel to provide in-school sessions and/or visits to the local job service office.

*Session Registration*



Please check back for additional session dates and topics for Spring 2019.

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