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REL Midwest Event: Supporting Students with Disabilities to Become College- and Career-Ready
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October 23, 2019

Time: 12:30–4:00 p.m. Central Time

Location: Cragun’s Conference Center
11000 Craguns Drive
Brainerd, MN, 56401

Description: This in-person bridge event, hosted by REL Midwest and the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), will focus on effective strategies to prepare students with disabilities to become college- and career-ready. The event will cover existing research on evidence-based practices, tools and resources to support students and provide examples from special education administrators from around the state. The event will include a question-and-answer session with the presenters and conclude with table discussions in which participants will create an action plan based on the resources and lessons learned at the event.

Partnership or Research Alliance: Midwest Career Readiness Research Alliance

Audience: The primary audience for this event will include Minnesota special education administrators.


  • Amy Feygin, PhD, senior researcher, REL Midwest
  • Dominique Bradley, PhD, researcher, REL Midwest
  • Tessie Bailey, PhD, principal technical assistance consultant, American Institutes for Research
  • Thomas Delaney, Interagency Partnerships supervisor, MDE
  • Special education administrators from five Minnesota school districts
Cora Goldston
(312) 690-7391
More Information
Agenda for this event.  PDF File ( 190 KB )
To register for this event, click here.
Slide deck  PDF File ( 4.1 MB )
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