SPRING TRANSITION TUESDAYS
The Knox County Schools Transition School to Work Grant (TSW) Team is hosting Spring Transition Tuesdays- information sessions for students with disabilities and their families. The sessions are on the 3rd Tuesday in January, February, and April from 6pm-7pm. Each session will feature a different topic and guest speaker(s). These sessions are geared toward students, parents/guardians and teachers. You must register for each session. Please click the link below the session to register or call TSW at 865-594-1490. If there is not a link below the session, registration is not yet open for that event.
Spring Transition Tuesdays Schedule:
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 @ 6pm-7pm
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 @ 6pm-7pm
Project Search Information Session
Presenter: Shannan Dean-Long
Representatives from KCS Project SEARCH program will discuss an immersive job training and integrated employment program for young adults with significant disabilities. Accepted applicants participate in non-paid internships within various departments at Parkwest Medical Center. The overall goal of Project SEARCH is to obtain competitive employment in non-traditional, rewarding jobs in a variety of community settings. Learn more about the program's eligibility requirements, logistics, internships and job placement process.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 @ 6pm-7pm
disABILITY Resource Center
Are you unsure of what the future holds after graduating and completing high school? Through disABILITY Resource Center’s services and transition programs, high school and college-aged youth with disabilities learn to live, work, and enjoy life as independently as possible in their own community. Our presentation will focus on our Live Out Loud (LOL) Academy, which is a free summer program geared toward students who are ready to find employment. We will describe the purpose of LOL Academy, the eligibility requirements, and the services and support we provide to empower young adults to live as independently as possible.