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NPS To Host First Transition Fair on October 4

NPS to Host First Transition Fair on Oct. 4 for Post-Secondary Students
Posted on 10/01/2018
Transition Fair Flyer

The Norwalk Public Schools Specialized Learning and Student Services Department will host its first annual Transition Fair on Thursday, October 4 from 6pm to 8:30pm at City Hall in the Community Room.

For a printable PDF of the flyer, click here.

Parents and students are invited to learn more about available programs, supports and services for students who will transition to post-secondary working, living and learning. Additional resources and information will be available to attendees during the event regarding social, personal, vocational or academic training or assistance.

 

Eye to Eye Founder and Chief Empowerment Officer David Flink will be the keynote speaker.  Diagnosed with dyslexia and ADHD at a young age, Flink founded the only national mentoring movement run for and by people with LD/ADHD. Flink’s company supports students as they make the transition to the workplace and beyond.

 

Breakout sessions will be offered from the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services, Norwalk Probate Court, Department of Developmental Services and Disability Rights, CT. Additional event participants include College Steps, Kennedy Center, Financial Advisor, Vista Life Innovations and Project SEARCH.

 

The event is free of charge.  Food and refreshments will be served. Student-only raffles include Maritime Aquarium tickets, Connecticut Science Center tickets, Norwalk High School and Brien McMahon High School football gear and more.

 

For any special accommodations, please contact Elizabeth Merced-Surapine at surapinee@norwalkps.org