College and Career Workshop

Friday, February 23, 2018

9:00 am – 1:00 pm; Free Admission and Free Lunch
Lansing Community College
Main Campus, Gannon Building
422 North Washington Square, Lansing, MI
FREE parking is available at the LCC Gannon Ramp, 600 block of North Grand River

What are your plans after high school?

Learn about different college/career options for students with disabilities, interact with college representatives, tour the campus of LCC and learn about creating a video resume.

  • This event is designed for students with disabilities, grades 9-12, parents, teachers and counselors.
  • A sensory break area will be available
  • Opportunity for Parents to ask questions of a panel of community partners about employment and educational opportunities.

College and Career Workshop
9 am - 1 pm

9:00 - 9:45 am College and Career Fair
10:00 - 10:25 am Keynote: State Representative Julie Calley
10:30 - 11:50 am Workshop Session 1 & 2
11:45  - 12:10 pm Lunch
12:15 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Activities

Let's Consider a College Experience

Sessions 1 & 2

Best Practices in postsecondary options for students with developmental or intellectual disabilities

College Options - 2 or 4 Years

Session 1

Let’s Go to College: Supporting Students with Disabilities in College
Overview of placement tests, Rights and Responsibilities, Process and Support Services

Session 2

Let’s Get Some Money: Overview of Financial Aid and Scholarships

Career/Employment Options

Session 1

Let’s Get to Work! Creating Taxpayers

Session 2

Helping Employers See Beyond Perceived Barriers                         

Afternoon Activities

Please choose the activity that aligns with your morning workshops

  • Tour the LCC Downtown Campus - Please dress for the weather.
  • Mock Video Resume
  • Parent Panel - Let’s Be Contributors: Best Practices for Engaging Youth to Become Active Members of Our Community

A Sensory Room will be available throughout the conference.

For registration information, call 517.244.1298.