Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Record Numbers at OSU-OKC Special Education Transition Workshop
(December 14, 2016, Oklahoma City, OK) – A record number of special education professionals from metro area high schools recently attended the Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC) High School Special Education Transition Workshop. At the workshop, professionals and high school students discovered different ways to promote the success of students with disabilities.
“Having 56 high school special education professionals attend is a new record high for this workshop,” said Emily Cheng, OSU-OKC Disability Services coordinator. “We even had a few high school students attend, which was exciting.”
Topics included how OSU-OKC accommodates students with disabilities, and how to strengthen partnerships between the university and high schools. Cheng feels the event was well received and shared some key words from the post-event evaluations: informative, encouraging and supportive.
“The audience left with greater knowledge on how disability accommodations and support services work in college, along with OSU-OKC’s commitment to making things accessible for students with disabilities,” Cheng said. “Another big takeaway for participants was reaffirming OSU-OKC’s partnership with high schools to help their students transition from high school to college.”