Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Taylor County Transition Night on March 20 in Medford

Taylor County Transition Night
Tuesday March 20
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm 
Taylor County Education Center 

* RSVP to Joseph Greget at or 715-748-2316 ext 324 or dinner ordering purposes and planning preparations

  • To help support students on their Road to Success for post-secondary school planning, vocational opportunities, and independent living
  • To support parents in their understanding of what resources are available now, what is their in the future, and how to get there. 
  • Highlight our many local resources agencies and their services
  • Promote our quality transition and special education services while in high school and in our SOAR 18-21 year old program. 
  • Learn about financial options and planning for the future through Thrivent and Kelz Law Office
Recommended participants:
  • Students with an IEP age 14 and older
  • Parents of Special Needs Students
  • Special Education Staff of Students with Post-Secondary Transition Planning Needs or those who want to learn more
  • Area Transition Providers
  • Open to all school districts in Taylor County 
Transition Night Highlights:
  • Free Dinner for those in attendance
  • Raffle Prizes including free ticket to "An Evening of Illusions" at MAMS that evening starting at 7:00 pm. 
  • Learn about our SOAR 18-21 year old, Colby Schools, and Black River Industries new opportunities for students to spend overnight hours M-Th. 
  • Exhibits from local agencies set up throughout the building from 4-7 pm
  • Small group sectional presentations every 20 minutes between 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm
  • Sectional topics - DVR Services, Long-Term Care Provider Supports, Special Needs Trust Planning, Financial Planning, Guardianship, Children's Support Waiver, and more 
Agencies in Attendance include, but not limited to: 
  • SOAR 18-21 year old program
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Kelz Law Office
  • Black River Industries
  • Northcentral Technical College
  • Aging and Disability Resource Center
  • Taylor County Human Services
  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Northwest CEP
  • Counseling Connection
  • Care Wisconsin
  • Opportunity Development Center
  • Midstate Independent Living Choices
  • Inclusa
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Northern Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
  • Medford Schools Job Coaching and Mentorship
  • and more!