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“Supporting Choices” Workshop

July 14, 2017


Hello Transition Educators,


You are invited to attend the “Supporting Choices” Workshop scheduled Friday, July 14, 2017, in Orlando at the Hilton Garden Inn, near UCF.  The purpose of this workshop and other “Supporting Choices” downloadable resources at is to assist transition educators in their classroom as well as offer additional resources to their students and caregivers/families to promote self-determination and independence for students with disabilities.


This free workshop includes breakfast, lunch, and one-night’s lodging all made possible by grant funding from the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council (FDDC).  Because this is a grant-funded program, attendance is limited to the first 40 registrants.


Here are the “Supporting Choices” Workshop details.


DATE:             Friday, July 14,, 2017

TIME:             8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Workshop Registration:  Attendance is limited to the first 40 registrants.  Don’t delay registering for this Workshop today at


HOTEL:          Hilton Garden Inn, UCF

1959 N. Alafaya Trail

Orlando, FL 32826

(Deadline for making hotel reservations is June 22, 2017)


Click here for hotel reservations



Workshop Details:  Ever wondered what to tell parents interested in remaining involved in their child’s education when the student turns 18? Is guardianship their only option? Do you want more information on how to prepare students for the responsibilities that come with becoming an adult?  This workshop addresses these questions and features:


  • Creative suggestions for teaching legal rights to students with a disability;
  • Strategies and best practices to use in the classroom;
  • Demonstration of a new, free online educator curriculum; and,
  • Supporting Choices downloadable resource materials to share with students and parents in the IEP process.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            .


Confirmed Workshop Speakers are:

Karen Campbell – Guardianship Attorney

Daniel Jordan – Former Transition Student

Amanda Lewis – Transition Educator

Amelia Milton – Deputy Director, Office of Public and Professional Guardians

Tara Orlowski – Instructional Developer

Judy White – Dept. of Education SEEDS



For your convenience, the July 14th  “Supporting Choices” Workshop is being held the day after the FCIHE 2017 Summer Institute meeting scheduled Thursday, July 13, at UCF.  The FCIHE web link is:


Make plans to attend both events!   We look forward to seeing you soon.



Karen Campbell, Esq., Executive Director

North Florida Office of Public Guardian, Inc.

Public Guardian Serving the Florida Panhandle from Washington County to Duval County




Vicki Simmons, Conference Coordinator

North Florida Office of Public Guardian, Inc.

1425 E. Piedmont Drive, Suite 201B

Tallahassee, FL 32308

Cell: 850-545-0915

Email:  [email protected]



University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Ferrell Commons, 7C, Room 155
Orlando, FL 32816-3661

Call 407-823-1099


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