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Info Session: Transitioning Students from School to Community

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Inclusion Winnipeg, Continuity Care and Innovative LIFE Options Invite you to an informational evening on

The Provincial Transition Protocol for Transitioning Students from School to Community:  What Parents and Caregivers Need to know

Presented by Brent Epp

The transition to adult life creates big changes in the lives of young people with exceptional needs and their families.  Brent will present information to assist families in participating in transition planning for their son or daughter.  This evening will be of interest to parents, guardians, foster parents and caregivers.

Bridging to Adulthood: A Protocol for Transitioning Students with Exceptional Needs from School to Community:

  • directs provincial government departments to support cross-departmental policy development and co-ordinate administrating bodies who work directly with students who have exceptional learning needs which include school divisions, regional health authorities, and child and family services authorities;
  • outlines the interactive roles and responsibilities of transition planning partners and their timelines; and
  • provides guidelines and support materials for transition planning and implementation.

http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/docs/policy/transition/

 

Presenter Biography
Brent Epp is a Consultant, Student Services, for Manitoba Education and Training. Prior to working for government Brent was a student services teacher in Louis Riel School Division and in Winnipeg School Division.  His responsibilities with Manitoba Education and Training includes high school special education and transition planning for students who may need adult supports.  He has consulted with a school teams and school divisions throughout Manitoba.

We are offering our members the option to participate in this workshop by teleconference.  If you are interested in participating by phone, please contact our office for more details.

Space is limited to 35 participants. Please register in advance by calling (204) 786-1414 or by emailing admin@inclusionwinnipeg.org.

Details

Date:
November 16
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm