ESU Served9, 10, 11, 15, 16
Name of Regional TeamDawson County Transition Committee (DCTC)
Name of School District or Educational Service Unit
Lexington Public Schools (Representing Dawson County Transition Committee)
Contact PersonBecky Archer
Lexington High School, 705 West 13th Street, Lexington, NE, 68850
Grant Amount Requested$2,700.00
Planned Activities for the 2012 school year include the following:
- Providing transportation reimbursement for identified committee members to attend the 2012 NDE Transition Summit.
- Hosting a Transition/College Information Planning Night (“Chart Your Course for College Success”) for parents, students, and professionals that will include presentations from WIN-AHEAD; Education Quest; recent high school graduates who are accessing disability services in higher education; brief remarks by individuals involved in students’ transition (such as: Rick Love, ESU #10 Transition Specialist; Robin Hines, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor), and various informational booths/representatives from NE colleges/universities and businesses.
- Maintaining and updating the webpage.
- Participating in and assisting with the 2013 Dawson County ABLE Program Annual Career Fair/College Expo to be held at the Dawson County Fair Grounds in Lexington, NE. High school students from Dawson County will be introduced to a variety of careers and post-secondary options via various hands-on activities, interviewing, and information gathering events. Over 200 students participated in the 2012 event.