Lincoln High School NEXT STEP PROGRAMS Lincoln High School O Approximately 1250 students O 150 + with disabilities O 20-25 students ages 18-21 O A number of blocks from businesses, restaurants and bus stops MAKING THE CHANGE O Key Questions: O Where are other adults ages 18-21 spending their time? O What are they doing and where? O Who do we need to work collaboratively with beyond school staff? O What is the vision? Location, Location, Location O Choosing locations O Getting into UW-Manitowoc O Expectations O Cost O Transportation O Lunches PARTNERS O UW Staff and Administration O Parents O Staff from adult community service agencies O Chamber of Commerce O Employers O Lincoln High School Staff and Administration O Local Tech College O City Bus system 6th Annual Transition Youth Job & Agency/College Info Fair Student Participation: Student #s: 2013 has approx. 80 (2012 had approx. 80) Employers attended Fair at Culver’s included: Rick Balzan HR, Bank First National, Cedar Crest, Culver’s, Fox’s Piggly Wiggly, Orion, WOMT, KI, Lakeside Bottling, Wells Fargo 13 employers (2012 had 17) Agencies/Colleges at Info Fair in UW Cafe: ADRC, DVR, Holiday House, N.E.W. Rehab., Student Tables ( UW-Manitowoc & Step’nStones), UW-Manitowoc), other? Total – 7 booths? (2012 – 11 booths) Program Description O Brochures have been revised and updated at least 3 times in the last 5 years—nothing is carved in stone. O Program needs to remain flexible to meet the needs of students, their families and community Major Events O Jobs First! of Manitowoc County Video A. 1st Town Hall Meeting – UW-Manitowoc, Nov. 16, 2012 2nd Town Hall Meeting – UW-Manitowoc, March 1, 2013 CD Transition Fair - Holiday House, March 7th, 2013 Job & College/Agency Fair - Culver’s/UW-Manitowoc , March 20th, 2013 UW-Café Food Prep & Service Program Step’n Stones Student Business Enterprise Monthly Book Club with students from another District B. C. D. E. F. G. Step’nStones, a small business start-up, is a self-employment option in Lincoln High School’s Next Step UW program. Special education students use profits to buy Chamber Bucks for worker rewards and business reinvestment. Personalized graduation, confirmation, birthday or any occasion gifts! See displays in UW Bookstore & MPSD Central Office. Spirit Lincs - $4 Lincs are key chains, bracelets, bookmarks, etc.. Personalized to you and your business, agency, school, team with names, beads, numbers. Show your spirit! Fleece Tie Knot Blankets reversible prints & solids Sizes-Prices Baby/Child—$25 Young Adult/Lap—$35 Adult—$45 embroidery options—$5 extra Example: name & grad date To place order contact: David Koenig, Coordinator Next Step UW, UW-Manitowoc Room F106 705 Viebahn Street, Manitowoc, WI 54220 Office: 920-683-2714 / Cell: 920-323-2810 Email: [email protected] Jobs First Community Team Obstacles? Problems? Where do we go from here?