SERC: CT Secondary Transition Symposium: Transition to College & Careers

Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Gateway Community College
20 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510

Event Details
Connecticut Secondary Transition Symposium:
Transition to College and Careers

*This is a two (2) day event -
June 21, 2017 9:00am- 4:30pm
June 22, 2017 9:00am- 3:30pm

Registration/Breakfast – 8:00-9:00 (both days)

Audience: Parents/Families/Caregivers along with their Middle and/or High School Students with Disabilities, Transition Specialists, Special Education Teachers, Vocational/Career/VR Professionals, and School Administrators
Presenter: Various Presenters

The CT Department of Developmental Services (DDS), the CT Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS),the Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center (CPAC), the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE),the State Education Resource Center (SERC), and the University of Connecticut Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) are hosting the 3rd Annual Symposium focused on helping school districts improve their secondary transition practices. For the first time, the Symposium will include sessions just for students making college and career choices, as well as for families and professionals.

There will be a wide range of topics included over the two-day Symposium (e.g., strategies for preparing for college, employment options, secondary transition legal issues, IEP clinics for parents & students, transition- only services, and many more). In addition to student/family and adult agency panels, there will be a special session by Spectrum Unplugged.

Students with disabilities and their family may attend at NO COST!

For content questions, please contact Missy Wrigley, SERC, (860) 632-1485 ext. 397 or
For registration questions, please contact Linda Adorno, SERC, (860) 632-1485, ext. 241 or 

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