Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) and Area II Gwinnett County Council of PTAs invites students with special needs and their parents or guardians to explore the opportunities in transitioning beyond their K-12 academic careers at the College Fair for Students with Disabilities on Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 10:00am – 1:30pm. This educational event will be held at the Gwinnett County Public Schools Instructional Support Center, 437 Old Peachtree Road, NW in Suwanee, 30024.
Attendees can meet with college representatives by visiting college booths from 10:00am – 1:30pm. College admissions and disability representatives from four-year universities, two-year colleges, and technical colleges will be on hand to provide students and their families with information about how they can meet students’ special needs. In addition, several information sessions will be offered from 10:30am – 1:15pm. Participants will learn about special accommodations the schools offer, preparing for college and organizing a college search, navigating GACollege411.org, and opportunities for financial aid.For more information on this co-sponsored educational event, please contact: Allison Vernon or Gary Glenn GCPS Department of Special Education and Psychological Services Phone: (678) 301-7121 Allison Vernon email: Allison_vernon@gwinnett.k12.ga.us Gary Glenn email: Gary_glenn@gwinnett.k12.ga.us