Please take a look at our past Newsletters below. You can easily sign up for Career Education Today on our home page.
This seasonal newsletter is developed for Transition, Special Education and Adult education professionals.
Keep abreast of these topics:
Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA)
Transition Compliance – Work Performance Benchmarks
Transition Planning and Resources
Project Discovery Implementation & New Career Curriculum Kits
Student, Educator & School Recognition
Online Community Discussions
Recent research study by Dr. Amy Spriggs, University of Kentucky, nds that hands-on career education with video modeling signi cantly improves career learning for students with autism and other developmental disabilities. According to Dr. Spriggs who spearheaded the research.
November 2015 – Transition Outcomes Matter. Student Test Scores Soar
“Every student should dream of what they can be – a landscaper, carpenter, retailer, caregiver, grocery clerk, police officer or medical assistant. We don’t always reach our goals, but we can reach higher to build career pathways for more students to define their dreams based on their self-interests and unique abilities.”
“Even severely challenged students participate in this curriculum. Their transformation is like a flower in bloom! Summers are a magical time at our school”
Today, he has satisfying job and aspires to become a firefighter.
February 2015 – Adaptive Curriculum Proves Game-Changer for Student with Autism
“Career exploration is critical for students with cognitive, physical or behavioral issues. We use Project Discovery’s adaptive curriculum to help our students find a vocational interest and skill set that they are able, and eager, to perform. I’m so thrilled for Cory. His achievements are a monumental success!”
More grads, more jobs, better futures!