Annual Directions 2016 Event Approaching for Students in Special Education

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directions-student-parent-flyer-d211In an effort to help encourage and provide guidance for parents transitioning their students out of high school and into vocational or collegiate opportunities after graduation, District 211 is part of a team of local educational institutions participating in Directions College and Career Fair 2016.

The event, which will take place on Sept. 27 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the District 214 Forest View Educational Center, 2121 S. Goebbert Rd., in Arlington Heights, is sponsored by Township High School District 211, High School District 214, Barrington Community Unit School District 220, St. Viator High School, William Rainey Harper College, and Northwest Educational Council for Student Success.

All students who have received any type of special education programming, as well as their families, are encouraged to attend. Representatives from colleges and post-secondary institutions will be available to distribute literature and discuss their programs.

The evening will begin with a keynote from Michael S. Southern, the director of Disability Services at the University of Cincinnati. Parents and students are encouraged to attend the College and Career Fair that will take place during the event.

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