Transition Planning: Preparing Students with IEPs for Life After High School- Nov. 14, 2015

Join Dr. Jim Martin, Zarrow Family Professor and Endowed Chair, and the Director of the Zarrow Center at the University of Oklahoma; and Greg Valley, Insurance Executive with American National, for a half-day workshop on Transition Planning.

The Zarrow Center for Learning Enrichment facilitates successful secondary and postsecondary educational, vocational and personal outcomes for students and adults with disabilities.

During this workshop, Dr. Jim Martin will facilitate a discussion of: (a) the legal requirements of transition education, (b) the transition sections of the Individualized Education Program (IEP), (c) student behaviors associated with post-school outcomes, and (d) effective educational programs.

Transition to life after high school also involves understanding financial considerations. Greg Valley will lead a discussion over insurance issues important to family members and as an essential aspect of estate planning.

When: November 14, 2015

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Check-in will begin at 9:00 a.m.)

Where: Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73112

Cost: $5

Click here to register online.

About the Speaker

Dr. Jim Martin is the Zarrow Family Professor in the Dept. of Educational Psychology and he is the Director of the Zarrow Center at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. His second daughter had an IEP for a learning disability while in the public schools. Thus, Jim experienced being a parent of a student with a disability who received special education services while going through the public school system.

Greg Valley is an accomplished insurance executive and financial planner with American National Insurance. His nephew, who lives with Greg and his wife, is a man with Down syndrome. Thus, Greg knows firsthand the issues facing families who have children with Down syndrome.