Promise Skills to Pay the Bills trainers and counselors
Why should you attend this training?
PROMISE Skills to Pay the Bills trainers and PROMISE counselors within the Wisconsin Division of Vocational Rehabilitation are invited to participate in the half-day training workshop. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) strategies will enhance your ability to effectively train youth and adults receiving services through the PROMISE grant.
What can you expect from this training?
A UDL toolkit will be designed and distributed to participants following the last of the two training sessions. Each participant will provide unique insight into the development of the toolkit and ensure that the strategies can be implemented.
Be end of the training you will:
Have a toolkit of lesson activities to use with each module with the Skills to Pay the Bills curriculum
Have a working knowledge of UDL and how to use it as a framework for soft skills training for youth
Have a renewed focus on ways to engage PROMISE participants
Who is providing the training?
Hedy Burke is currently the Transition Job Developer for the Stoughton (Wisconsin) Area School District. She has worked in the education system over eight years in both rural and urban school districts, with six of the eight years in the transition/community setting. Prior to working in the education system, Hedy spent five years volunteering and working with people with disabilities at schools, in the community, and in their homes. Hedy received a B. A. at Madison Area Technical College and transferred to the University of Wisconsin Whitewater, receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education.
The training is offered as part of the PROMISE grant.
CRC and CEU credits have been applied for through the University of Wisconsin-Stout. There is an additional $20 fee for CEUs.
Disability accommodations, dietary restrictions, and questions:
If disability accommodations (e.g., communication access, alternate formats) are needed to participate fully in this event, please contact Jeff Lund at email@example.com or Beth Weden at firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks before the scheduled training. Every effort will be made to provide requests made after this time, but they are not guaranteed. Please contact us at the emails above if you have a dietary restriction at least two weeks prior to the training.