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Supporting Students with Disabilities to Become College- and Career-Ready

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Time: 12:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Central Time

Cragun’s Conference Center
Paul Bunyan Room
11000 Craguns Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401


Join REL Midwest and the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) for an in-person event focused on effective strategies to prepare students with disabilities to become college- and career-ready. The event covers existing research on effective strategies to support students with disabilities as they prepare for college and/or a career, evidence-based practices, tools, and resources, and examples from special education administrators in districts across Minnesota.

For questions or additional information, please contact Cora Goldston by telephone at 312-690-7391 or email at

Partnership: Midwest Career Readiness Research Alliance


  • Dominique Bradley, Researcher, REL Midwest
  • Amy Feygin, Senior Researcher, REL Midwest
  • Thomas Delaney, Interagency Partnerships Supervisor, MDE
  • Tessie Bailey, Principal Technical Assistance Consultant, American Institutes for Research
  • Amy Ernst, Special Education Director, Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Public Schools
  • Andrea Fladeboe, Special Education Director, Willmar Public Schools
  • Alicia Jepsen, Special Education Director, Kimball Public Schools
  • Alecia Mobley, Special Education Director, Roseville Public Schools
  • Deb Stoll, Special Education Director, Worthington Public Schools