HIGHER EDUCATION Special Presentation

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Interested in college? Not sure if it is possible?

Students and parents, please join us for a special presentation by IN! The presentation will discuss college preparation, options for students with ID/DD to pursue higher education in Colorado, and how access to higher education can expand career opportunities. Judy Jordan, Principal of the DCSD Bridge Program will also be delivering a presentation about the Bridge Program. There will be a question and answer session after the presentations.

The Colorado Initiative for Inclusive Higher Education (IN!) is a non-profit founded in 2014 by educators, disability leaders, students and families who have a vision for better and more fulfilling career opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities (ID).

WHEN: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

TIME: 7:00 PM – 8:30PM

WHERE: Cresthill Middle School Cafeteria

9195 Cresthill Lane, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130

Presented by: Douglas County Special Education Advisory Committee (DCSEAC)

GOING TO COLLEGE – With Mild/Moderate needs – Special Presentation

Monday, February 3, 2020

Are you a student that has accommodations and wants to go to college?

Students and parents, please join us for a special presentation by a former HRHS student with Mild/Moderate accommodations about how she conducted her college search, her mother, Melissa Cermak (Assistant Director, Access Center, MSU of Denver) and Judy Jordan (Principal of DCSD Transition Bridge Program). We will be discussing the questions a prospective student with accommodations needs to be asking, the role parents play in this journey and the general services/requirements provided from colleges. There will be a question and answer session after the presentations.

WHEN: Monday, February 3, 2020

TIME: 7:00 PM – 8:30PM

WHERE: Cresthill Middle School Cafeteria

9195 Cresthill Lane, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130

Presented by: Douglas County Special Education Advisory Committee (DCSEAC)

Parents Encouraging Parents (PEP)

Parents Encouraging Parents (PEP) conferences are designed to promote family and school partnerships to support students with disabilities and their families in schools and the community. PEP brings families and professionals together by sharing ideas, discussing concerns, celebrating successes and obtaining information related to parenting, educating and partnering to support student learning.

Please consider adding a brief announcement and the below links on your websites and in your newsletters to help inform families and professionals in your schools and communities about these learning opportunities.

For a parent(s) to apply:

For Professionals:
2019-20 PEP Professional Application 

Upcoming PEP conferences:

  • Oct. 10-12 in Fort Collins
  • Jan. 23-25 in Colorado Springs
  • April 2-4 in Grand Junction

For more information about PEP, visit the program homepage.