Project STELLAR- Attend an Event in your Community!

Missouri’s Regional Transition Networks (RTN) are groups of individuals who have a vested interest in the success of youth with disabilities transitioning from high school. These teams work together to plan FREE events, throughout the state, aimed at teaching employment skills and providing information on resources available to them. RTN team events are a tool that educators and families can use to help the student achieve their goals. Find an event in your area!

Central Missouri Youth Connections Transition Event
February 25, 2020 9:00 am-12:00am
Capital West Event Center 1308 Fairgrounds road Jefferson City, MO

Lake Area Transition Fair
February 28, 2020 9:00-12:00pm
State Fair Community College Osage Beach
3797 Osage Beach Pkwy, Osage Beach, MO

Northland Career Connections 2020 Reverse Career Fair
March 3, 2020
Plaza County Resource Center
11724 NW Plaza Cir, Kansas City, MO
Bethany Transition Skills Day
April 2, 2020 8:30am-2:00pm
Immanuel Baptist Church 4207 Miller St. Bethany, MO
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Transition Skills Day
April 3, 2020 9:00 am -2:00pm
518 South 6th street, St Joseph,MO

Cameron Transition Skills Day
April 3, 2020 Time: 8:30am to 2:00pm
River of Life Baptist Church 811 S. Walnut St. Cameron, MO
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Reverse Career Fair
April 23, 2020 8:00 am
Mohart multi-purpose center
3200 Wayne Avenue, Kansas City, MO
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Transition to Adult Life- Vocational Rehabilitation Services
View the video on Vocational Rehabilitation Services from PACER. It won't be long until you are out of high school and on to post-secondary education or work. The time to prepare for that big step forward is now. In this short Simply Said video, you'll learn how your local Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) counselor can help you be successful at school, at work, and in the community. All you need to do is ask!

Students with Disabilities: Preparing for Post Secondary Education
Know your Rights and Responsibilities

More and more high school students with disabilities are planning to continue their education in postsecondary schools, including vocational and career schools, two- and four- year colleges, and universities. As a student with a disability, you need to be well informed about your rights and responsibilities as well as the responsibilities postsecondary schools have toward you. Being well informed will help ensure you have a full opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the postsecondary education experience without confusion or delay.

Missouri Youth Leadership Forum- Apply today!
Now Accepting Applications for MOYLF 2020!
The Missouri Youth Leadership Forum is a unique FREE career leadership-training program for high school students with disabilities, ages 16 – 21. Youth delegates are selected from their local communities to cultivate leadership, citizenship, social, and career development skills at this summer program.

Employment Opportunities at MPACT
MPACT is NOW HIRING for several part-time Regional Coordinator positions around the state and a Bilingual coordinator including areas near Kansas City, MO and St. Louis, MO!

Benefits Include:
Part-time hours
Flexible Schedule
Work from Home
Generous PTO
Opportunity to travel around the state and local areas
Vacation discount benefits

MPACT Mentor Volunteer Program
What is an MPACT Mentor Volunteer?
Mentors are trained volunteers who, upon request, provide support to families of children with disabilities throughout the special education process. A mentor does not represent or speak for a parent or family member, but a mentor does help empower an individual to become a strong educational advocate for his or her child. MPACT mentors are screened and receive training and supervision from MPACT staff.

Free Special Education Workshops
 Does your child have a disability, struggle with learning, behavior, or social issues at school, or currently receive special education services? If so, Missouri Parents Act (MPACT) may be able to help. MPACT is a federally-funded, statewide Parent Training and Information Center. MPACT offers families free training, resources, and support throughout the special education process. 
For more information about MPACT or to request information and resources about the special education process, click here   or call 1.800.743.7634.

Se habla Espanol. Para Espanol, llame: (314) 624-2301

We offer workshops throughout the state. Click on a link below to view free special education workshops in your area. All workshop descriptions, dates, and registration information are located here MPACT Workshops

Please  contact us  if you would like to schedule a training for your area or organization.
MPACT is funded in part or whole by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs Grant No. H328M090020-10. The contents of the website, however, and any documents cited herein do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S Department of Education.
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