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Tools for Life Youth Transition Summi t

Tools for Life Summit

October 27th, 2016
Jefferson City, MO

Katie and Chase
Katie and Chase

9 am - 10 am

Keynote Speaker and Sessions
10am - 3pm

The Summit is a one-day learning experience designed for students who have disabilities, special education transition personnel and student teams, family members, case managers, VR counselors, and Centers for Independent Living personnel.

Summit sessions are focused on the preparation of youth for transition to postsecondary education, employment, independent living, and community experiences.

Registration Cost (all include lunch):
  • School teams of educators and students (each educator must be accompanied by at least one student) - no cost
  • Family member with student - no cost
  • Young adults with a disability (18yrs-26yrs) - no cost
  • Family members without a student or young adult - 25.00
  • Professionals without a student or young adult - 50.00
Exhibitors: $85.00 includes display table, lunch, and registration for one participant
Sponsorship: $100.00 includes organization Logo on T-shirt and Summit literature
Exhibitor and Sponsorship Combo: $125.00 includes logo on T-shirt given to students, registration for one participant, display table, and lunch

Sessions: Employment, career soft skills development, self-determination, youth leadership, planning for college and information about Vocational Rehabilitation and Center for Independent Living services, Assistive Technology understanding ADA, Social Security, Housing and more....

Keynote: 2016 Keynote speaker will be shared at a later date. Previous Keynote speakers have included Matthew Pearl, LeDerick Horne, Tori Saylor, Greg Marshall, Kionne McGhee, and Lauren Zeliff.

Detailed agenda and registration will be posted on our website closer to the event.

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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