Spring Seminar Agenda

IABS Student Seminar
BEATING THE BARRIERS

April 22, 2017
8:00am to 4:00pm

8:00am to 9:00am:
Registration

9:00am to 9:05am:
Welcome and Introductions: Emma Meyer

9:05am to 9:20am:
Icebreakers

9:20am to 10:00am:
Leadership at All Angles
Panel Moderator: Kathryn Webster
Panelists: Emma Meyer, Angie Castro, Sarah Meyer, and Cody Beardslee

10:00am to 10:15am:
Why Are We Here? What Is Our Purpose?
Denise Avant: Philosophy Lecture

10:15am to 10:45am:
Travel: Guide Dogs, New Environments, Technology, and Travel Skills.
Tori Clark, Amy Bosko, Glenn Moore

10:45am to 11:25am:
Community Service: How to get involved as a student
Panel Moderator: Debbie Stein
Panelists: Jhaliyah Anderson, Javon Baker, Cathy Randall and Batool Arastu

11:25am to 11:40am:
IABS Mentoring Program: Amy Bosko

11:40am to 11:55am:
NFB Programs: Patti Chang National, State, and Local

12:00nn to 12:45pm:
Lunch

12:45pm to 1:15pm:
Interactive Workshop: Choosing a college major, College selection, Getting connected with Disability Services, Application process, accommodations and support. How to pay for readers? How To Study? Round table rotations?
Glenn Moore

1:15pm to 1:45pm:
College life outside the classroom. The dos and don’ts. Making friends, Joining clubs, Having a job
Jhaliyah Anderson, Tori Clark, and Dustin Cather

1:45pm to 2:00pm:
Study Abroad: Sean Whalen

2:00pm to 3:30pm:
Break Out Sessions

  • Group 1: NFB philosophy/scenarios: Denise Avant and Patti Chang
  • Group 2: Self-advocacy, on the job and in the classroom: Kathryn Webster
  • Group 3: Professionalism, networking, socializing: Debbie Stein
  • Group 4: Technology in the school and the workplace: Aziz Zeidieh

3:30pm to 4:00pm:
Popular Dances: Lashelle Smith

 

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