Career & Technical Education: What Families of Children with Disabilities Need to Know

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Join us to learn strategies that support students with disabilities with engagement in CTE programming to gain the knowledge and workforce skills that employers require. CTE is an avenue to assist students with disabilities to develop the skills to prepare them for their future through instruction, work-based learning and participation in career and technical student organizations in your local school district. Changes in statewide practice has created an emphasis on college and career readiness for all students.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will gain an overview of what Career and Technical Education (CTE) is and options available in Wisconsin.                                                                                                                                                      
  • Participants will learn who to connect with in your community and school district related to CTE participation.
  • Participants will learn how CTE relates to increased postschool outcomes for employment and education/training.


Brian Kenney is the Southern Regional Coordinator for the Transition Improvment Grant (TIG) and covers CESA's 2 and 3. Brenda Swoboda is the Western Regional Coordinator. She covers CESA's 4, 10 and 11. Brenda and Brian believe that strong transition planning increases outcomes for education and/or training, employment and independent living

Workshop Registration Form

Workshop Registration Form

Registration is required for all WI FACETS–sponsored workshops. You may use the form below to register or you may register by contacting Sandra McFarland at 877-374-0511. If you use the form, please make sure to include the title and date of the event you are registering for.

All WI FACETS-sponsored workshops are free.  Requests for any special accommodations must be made at least two weeks prior to the event. Please list any accommodations requested in the “Special Request” box below.