The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute – HDI, the Kentucky Department of Education, and the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation are pleased to announce Delivering on the Promise of Employment First for Students with Significant Disabilities, a four-part webinar series designed to support Kentucky school districts in their efforts to create meaningful work experiences leading to competitive integrated employment for students with significant disabilities. The webinar series will present learning from work with schools, employers, vocational rehabilitation counselors, parents and families, and will include tools and processes to support students with significant disabilities in obtaining competitive integrated employment.
Each webinar will be one (1) hour and will begin at 4:00pm EST/ 3:00pm CST.Register for each session at the links provided below:
January 20, 2021 | Charting a Course Toward Improved Outcomes | https://bit.ly/35pMhM5
February 3, 2021 | Student Engagement | https://bit.ly/2UhXWGo
February 17, 2021 | Family Engagement | https://bit.ly/38zmYJ5
March 3, 2021 | Employer Engagement | https://bit.ly/3f0DdjX
Questions? Contact Johnny.Collett@uky.edu.
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The 2020 Virtual Summer Leadership Experience for Kentucky high school students with disabilities entering 11th or 12th grade will be held online from July 29 – 31 from 10:00am – 4:00pm daily. Register by July 12 at bit.ly/308S9ac to reserve your spot. Campers with articulated plans to continue their education upon exiting high school are given priority acceptance. Camp sessions include financial aid, access to resources to support student success, health and wellness, and leadership skill development.
This camp is sponsored by our partners at the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The University of Kentucky (UK) Human Development Institute (HDI) and the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation invites Kentucky high school students with disabilities entering their junior or senior year to apply for the Summer Leadership Experience. This three-day overnight camp on the campus of the University of Kentucky equips young adults to be successful in higher education like college, technical school, or apprenticeship after high school. Students will participate in skill-building activities in a variety of areas including advocacy, health and fitness, accommodations, independent living, technology, financial management, preparation for higher education or training, and much more.
The Summer Leadership Experience is held at the University of Kentucky. Students interested in attending should complete and submit an application, letter of recommendation, and $50 for registration, lodging, meals, and a t-shirt. The Camp Director will begin contacting applicants in April; however, the registration window is open until June 21, 2020.
The application can be accessed at https://bit.ly/39FGwcr. If you need the application in another format, contact Teresa.Belluscio@uky.edu.