Mar 14, 2017

2017TransitionNight_tn.jpgYour Child's Future...The Possibilities are Endless
Grant Wood AEA Transition Night
Event Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017

Location: Grant Wood AEA, 4401 Sixth St. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Grant Wood AEA's "Your Child's Future...The Possibilities are Endless" Transition Night provides information to parents and professionals about the transition process for middle and high school students who receive special education services.

Join us for an evening featuring services in the areas of living, learning and working:

4:30-5:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions - Student Panel Self-advocacy/determination

5:00-6:00 p.m.
Local service provider booths

6:00-6:45 p.m.
Keynote Speaker - Denise Little
Teacher, Dyslexia Specialist and Advocate

7:00-8:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions - When Students Transition to Adults
Financial aspects

Keynote Speaker: Denise Little
Denise is a successful adult with dyslexia who has spent her life trying to help students so they do not have to struggle through school the way she did. She is a Title 1 reading teacher for the College Community School District, director for the Slingerland Institute for Literacy and currently president of the Iowa Branch of the International Dyslexia Association.

Registration is recommended but not required. On-site registration will be available. Registration is free.

For additional information, contact:
Susan Groff-VanArendonk, Ed.S.
GWAEA Transition and Special Education Consultant
319-399-6700 or

Grant Wood AEA provides educational services for 32 public school districts, 17 state accredited non-public schools, and seven independent accredited non-public schools in Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn, and Washington counties.