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UW Project ECHO

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 4298

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2977

Email: projectecho@uwyo.edu

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Secondary Transitions

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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. MT
via Zoom video conferencing technology.

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LEARNING TOPICS - SPRING 2019

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.

January 15

Counseling on Opportunities for Enrollment in Post-Secondary Education, Part 1:
Differences Between High School and Post-Secondary Educational Accommodations at the University of Wyoming

This session will seek to cover the differences in laws, student and parent rights and responsibilities, and overview of resources available to students with disabilities at the University of Wyoming.

Presenter:
Amanda O'Brien, M.S. and Molli Rosenbaum
University of Wyoming Disability Support Services (UDSS)

January 29

Counseling on Opportunities for Enrollment in Post-Secondary Education, Part 2:
Differences Between High School and Post-Secondary Educational Accommodations at the University of Wyoming, continued

This session will seek to expand on the objectives from the January 15th presentation: difference in laws, student and parent rights and responsibilities, and resources available to students with disabilities at the University of Wyoming.

Presenter:
Amanda O'Brien, M.S. and Molli Rosenbaum
University of Wyoming Disability Support Services (UDSS)

February 12

**SESSION POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 9**

Counseling on Opportunities for Enrollment in Post-Secondary Education, Part 3

This session will focus on funding opportunities for post-secondary education.

Presenter:
Kristin Young
Director, GEAR UP Wyoming, Gillette College

February 26

Work Place Readiness, Part 1
Explore Work

This session will provide an overview of the Explore Work tool and skills for parents to use this at home with students. Explore Work is an educational and explorative tool for students to learn career readiness skills in the five core Pre-ETS (Pre-employment Transition Services) competency areas.

Presenter:
Christine Johnson, M.A., C.R.C
Senior Research Associate, The George Washington University 

March 26

Work Place Readiness, Part 2

This session will focus on workplace accommodations to support students' independence in the workplace.

Presenter:
Melanie Whetzel
Lead Consultant, Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

April 9

Counseling on Opportunities for Enrollment in Post-Secondary Education, Part 3

This session will focus on funding opportunities for post-secondary education.

Presenter:
Kristin Young
Director, GEAR UP Wyoming, Gillette College

April 23

Instruction and Self-Advocacy, Part 1

This session will discuss embedding soft skills into the high school curriculum so students are work ready upon graduation.

Presenter:
Jennifer Wilson
Sublette County School District #1

May 7

Instruction and Self-Advocacy, Part 2

The session will explore summer opportunities for students as they consider options; employment, post-secondary, and independent living.

Presenters:
Panel of Transition Specialists

*Session Registration*

 

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UW Project ECHO

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 4298

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2977

Email: projectecho@uwyo.edu

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