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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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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.

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

October 9

Job Exploration Counseling, Part 1
Virtual Job Shadow

Explore hundreds of engaging day-in-the-life job shadowing videos of real people in real
jobs with Virtualjobshadow.com's interactive career exploration tools.

Presenter:
Amanda McCann
Virtualjobshadow.com

October 23

Job Exploration Counseling, Part 2
In Demand Occupations

This session will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of in-demand skills and careers in Wyoming, and how work-based learning can help students gain these high demand skills and prepare them for the workforce.

Presenter:
Lauren Easom, M.Ed.
CTE Education Consultant, Wyoming Department of Education

November 6

Job Exploration Counseling, Part 3
Community Needs

During this session participants will be able to discuss any needs or expectations they have for the remainder of the academic year. We will talk about earning CRC/CCRC credits and continue our discussion about using Virutualjobshadow.com for your students.

Presenter:
Wendy Warren
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)

November 20

Work-Based Learning Experiences, Part 1
Pathways: A Comprehensive Summer Youth Employment Program

We will discuss the implementation and outcomes of the Pathways summer youth program in Fremont County, which includes multiple State, Federal, and Tribal agencies and employees.

Presenter:
Callie Davis, M.A.
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Wyoming Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

*Session Registration*

December 4

Work-Based Learning Experiences, Part 2

 Laramie High School and S.T.E.P Program is designed to integrate academic and vocational education to help students develop skills and become gainfully employed and balance the everyday realities of the workplace.

Presenters:
Amelia Kelso, Career Development Facilitator
Ginger Hicks, Laramie High School

*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*

 

LEARNING TOPICS - SPRING 2019

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

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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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