You Are Invited!
Join us at the 14th annual King County School-to-Work Transition Fair, an annual opportunity that is sponsored by the King county Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Supports Division (DDECSD) to provide information and resources for students with disabilities and their families.
In response to COVID_19 social distancing recommendations, King County is excited to present 2021’s S2W Transition Fair 100% online. You can still attend live presentations and explore the expo!
Registration grants you immediate access to the Transition Fair website through May 31st, which includes helpful resources, fun and educational
videos and more to plan for a successful transition!
Learn about supported employment, community resources, transportation, parks & recreation, family advocacy, housing, higher education, and
Meet King County School-to-Work, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Developmental Disabilities Administration, Supported Employment Service Agencies, and Representative from 40+ organizations.
Expos (Exhibitor Events)
Meet more than 40 community partners and resources. Sorry, interpreter support is unavailable for these events. There are two Expo opportunities:
Tuesday April 20th
Saturday May 1st.
Both events begin at 9:45 – 10am for a Welcome and Land Acknowledgment. Meet Exhibitors from 10am – 1pm.
Register now to attend our live presentations. Interpreter support including American Sign Language is provided.
- Wednesday April 7th 6:00 – 7:30pm King County School-to-Work Program
- Monday April 12th 1:00 – 2:00pm DVR Transition Services and School-to-Work
- Tuesday April 13th 1:00 – 2:00pm DDA Eligibility and Services
- Wednesday April 21st 3:00 – 4:30pm King County School-to-Work Program
- Tuesday April 27th 1:00 – 2:00pm DVR Transition Services and School-to-Work
- Wednesday April 28th 9:00 – 10:00am DDA Eligibility and Services
King County School-to-Work Program
Learn about the King County S2W Program, how to enroll, and where it fits in the big picture in achieving your goal of employment and planning a seamless transition from high school. Designed to be both presentation and conversation, this session is for all ages but especially targeted for 2022 & 2023 students applying to S2W and their families.
Hosted by Richard Wilson, Emily Hart and Cassie Glenn, King County Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Supports Division
DDA Eligibility and Services
Overview of Developmental Disabilities’ eligibility rules, Waivers, and the services available. Learn about how DDA services can support students to obtain and maintain employment. Information regarding other services provided by DDA; what’s available and how to access it will also be presented.
Hosted by Chris Osborn, Intake and Eligibility Team Supervisor, DSHS/DDA and Shan-Shan Chien, Waiver Program Specialist, DSHS/DDA
DVR Transition Services and School-to-Work
Overview of DVR services for transition age youth and services available. Learn how DVR and King County partner in offering the School-to-Work Program to students with developmental disabilities with the goal of obtaining
employment prior to exiting their high school transition programs at age 21.
Hosted by Ann Martin, Region 2 Administrator DSHS/DVR and Carl Johnston, Supervisor North Seattle DSHS/DVR