Student Transition Fair @ ESC 11

For Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing High School Students

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Are you/your students ready for the "real" world?

Find out at the transition fair for Deaf/hard-of-hearing high school students!


Where? Region 11 Education Service Center


Who? High School D/HH Students, Parents, Educators, & Professionals from Regions 10 and 11 and surrounding regions


What?

Question and answer session with a panel of Deaf adults

Breakout Sessions

  1. Will I able to support the lifestyle that I desire? Career planning activities with Texas Reality Check
  2. What does success look like?
  3. What help is available after high school?
  4. What is my digital footprint?
  5. What education do I need after high school in order to accomplish my goals?
College and technical school representatives
Community resources representatives

Technology and social media information

Mock-interviews (for seniors only)


Please make plans to bring sign language interpreters from your RDSPD. Personal interpreters may be needed during the mock interviews and as students visit with event exhibitors.

Transition Fair for Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Students

Monday, March 5th, 9am

1451 South Cherry Lane

White Settlement, TX

Directions to ESC 11: From South Cherry Lane, turn west at the Texaco. Go past CIA&D Industries. ESC 11 is on the left, just past the large, cream-colored warehouse.

This event will begin at 9:00 AM and end at 2:30 PM.


Schedule

7:00 AM – 9:00 AM Exhibitor Set Up


9:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Event opens; registration

Students, parents, and teachers begin arriving between 9:00 and 10:00 AM. Students peruse community resources, technology, and independent living resources. Exhibits will be accessible throughout the event.


10:00 AM – 10:25 AM: Breakout Session #1

10:30 AM – 10:55 AM: Breakout Session #2

11:00 AM – 11:25 AM: Breakout Session #3

11:30 AM – 12:00 AM: Welcome + Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Panel

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM: BYOL (Bring Your Own Lunch)

12:35 PM – 1:00 PM: Breakout Session #4

1:05 PM – 1:30 PM: Breakout Session #5


1:30 PM – 2:30 PM: Event concludes

Students continue to explore community resources, technology, and independent living information.

Region 11 Education Service Center

Anne Darr

Consultant for Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Services