Oklahoma Transition Institute to focus Nov 1-2 on education, employment success for students with disabilities
OKLAHOMA CITY — Educators, parents, rehabilitation leaders, advocates and students are invited to the 17th annual Oklahoma Transition Institute to be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 1 and 2.
OTI, hosted by the Oklahoma Transition Council, will focus on best practices, resources and collaboration to empower high school students with disabilities successfully transition to post-secondary education and employment.
This year, the event theme is “You Plus Us = IMPACT: Improving Productivity and Championing Transition.”
Those who attend will experience breakout sessions with subject matter experts, exhibitors, panel discussions with Transition Teams from across the state, youth panel dialogues and opportunities to connect and share virtually or in person with colleagues.
OTI 2022 will be the first ever hybrid event with participants attending in person at the Metro Tech Business Conference Center on the Springlake Campus or virtually through the Whova event application.
Springlake Campus is located at 1900 Springlake Drive in Oklahoma City.
Participants must register at https://whova.com/portal/registration/oklah_202210/. The cost to attend is $25 per person.
OTI sponsors include Central Oklahoma Workforce Innovation Board (COWIB), Metro Technology Centers, Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) Transition Services, Oklahoma ABLE Tech, Oklahoma Association of People Supporting Employment (OK APSE), Oklahoma Career Tech, Oklahoma Department of Education Special Education Services, Oklahoma Rehabilitation Council, Oklahoma Transition Council, OU National Center for Disability Education and Training, and Tech Now.
For more information or assistance with purchase orders, contact Yolanda Scott M.Ed., program manager for Youth Services at Central Oklahoma Workforce Innovation Board, at 405-202-1069 or YolandaScott@cowib.org.
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Jody Harlan, DRS Communications Director