PA Community on Transition Conference

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  • May 30th, 2017
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Patrick Schwarz, Professor Emeritus, National Louis University, Chicago CeO, Creative Culture

Dr. Patrick Schwarz is a dynamic and engaging professor, author, motivational speaker and leader in Education (Inclusive Education, Special Education, General Education, and Educational Leadership) and Human Services. He is the CEO of Creative Culture Consulting LLC and Professor Emeritus at National Louis University, Chicago. He wrote, in collaboration with Dr. Paula Kluth, From Disability to Possibility®, You’re Welcome Just Give Him the Whale, and Pedro’s Whale. His latest book is From Possibility to Success. His professional mission is to promote education and human services that advance the status of people of all ages with diverse support needs. This will enable individuals to successfully be engaged, to find meaning, and to be respected members of their learning, working, and living communities

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 (8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.)
KN1 – From Disability to Possibility: The Power of an Inclusive Life

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 (10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.)
A8 – Just Give Him the Whale!

Lisa S. Meyer, Independent Consultant

Lisa Meyer has worked in the human services field for more than 35 years. Most recently she was the Director of the Tuscarora’s Intermediate Unit’s (TIU) Training & Technical Assistance Program. In this capacity, Ms. Meyer and her team provided statewide training, which included Person-Centered Thinking (PCT) training as well as technical assistance that supported implementation of state policy and procedure. Currently Ms. Meyer supports states with the implementation of Person- Centered Systems, Person-Centered Thinking Training, Coaching, Plan Facilitation Training, and PCT Trainer Credentialing. She provides technical assistance to educational systems that support students, youth/young adults in transition, their families, and professionals in implementing planning strategies that promote youth advocacy and self-determination. Ms. Meyer is also recognized by the Supporting Families; Charting the LifeCourse National Community of Practice as a Supporting Families Charting the LifeCourse Framework Trainer, Ambassador, Coach and Facilitator. She provides technical assistance and training to State Community of Practice teams and disability organizations.

Friday, July 27, 2018 (8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.)
KN2 – Person-Centered Approaches to Teaching Youth Self-Determination

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