Tapestry Public Charter School Transition Fair

Posted On December 2, 2019
Categories Uncategorized

Authors: Rasheera Dopson, Deidra Green, Charlie Miller & Cole Margol

Background Information

Public Charter School in Doraville, GA, Grade 6-12

Mission:

To offer an inclusive, individualized learning environment that is academically engaging, both for neurotypical students and those on the autism spectrum, and to create a positive school culture that empowers all students to take possession of their innate talents and become creative builders of their own futures.

Future Plans/Goals for the Fair

  • Contact potential speakers and other attendees.
  • Develop schedule for the fair.
  • Advertise fair on social media and around Tapestry campus.

Expected Results

  • Attendees will gain a better understanding of pathways after graduation from Tapestry.
  • Pathways include: vocational, post-secondary, and various training programs.
  • Expecting 50+ individuals registered via Eventbrite.

Process

  • Establish an organizing Team .
  • Pulling together resource inside the community.
  • Addressing Parental concern & student wishes.
  • Is the information students & parents are receiving at the transition fair accessible outside of the school?

Successful Transition fairs are an invaluable tool to assist students with disabilities in choosing a path after their high-school education.
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REFERENCES

Statewide Independent Living Council
Georgia Council of Developmental Disability
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation

CONTACT

If you are interested in learning more about this work, please contact Lead Author Name: Cole Margol – Team Liasion
Colemargol@gmail.com