Press Release
Public Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FREE “High School and Beyond Educational Fair”

Kittitas County, WA - 04/18/2018 - On May 24, 2018, the Kittitas County Transition Team will host a “High School and Beyond Educational Fair” from 5:30 to 7:30pm at the Kittitas Valley Event Center in the Naneum Room. The event is for anyone who has students between 14 and 25 years of age who have received school accommodations. The event is free!

The event will provide an opportunity for students, parents, and guardians to visit with organizations that can assist a student’s transition from high school to community employment or higher education (list of organizations provided on attached flyer).  Marsha Threlkeld will also provide a presentation “Having a Vision.”  The presentation, which is geared towards guardians and parents, will discuss how to look ahead for your student and create a plan for their transition after school.
 
“This event is for anyone in Kittitas County, regardless of where a student is enrolled,” asserts Sam Blazina, Senior Education Ombuds.  “The Kittitas County Transition Team is a group of professionals, county-wide, who want the best for our students and want to provide every opportunity for students and families to get information and support.”
 
For more information and resources about students’ transition to life after high school, the Department of Education has a Transition Guide available online at https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/transition/products/postsecondary-transition-guide-2017.pdf.
 
For more information regarding the High School and Beyond Educational Fair, please contact the Kittitas County Public Health Department at (509) 962-7515.
 

Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://co.kittitas.wa.us

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Contact: Kasey Knutson, Public Information Officer, 509-962-7515