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Promoting Employability in the Classroom By Dr. Jennifer Percival

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This is a pre-recorded event. Once registered, on March 1 you will receive an email to view the presentation and download the slides.

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Promoting Employability in the Classroom

Presented by: Dr. Jennifer Percival Hosted by: FAU CARD

Participants will gain a greater understanding of pre-employment skills they can teach in a classroom setting. Pre-employment is inclusive of resume development, career exploration, and Vocational Rehabilitation basics.

If the videos do not play on your computer, here are the links:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4ITwNjrms4

Participants will be able to:

1. Develop strategies to create pre-employment training programs and lessons for the classroom.

2.Identify programs and surveys to explore potential career paths

3. Develop a basic understanding of the VR program and how students can utilize services.

About the Presenter

Jennifer Percival is the Assistant Director of FAU CARD. She received a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Florida Atlantic University in Educational Leadership and Research Methodology with a research area of Disability Studies. Jennifer is a Nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. She is a community leader in transition, vocational development, and person-centered planning, while working to develop the infrastructure for inclusion through her participation with interagency collaborations, and by consulting with government agencies. Jennifer serves on the Royal Caribbean International Autism Advisory Board, the CareerSource Palm Beach County Youth Employment Board, the City of Boynton Beach ADA Board, and Palm Beach County’s Special Needs Advisory Council. Prior to working at FAU CARD Jennifer divided her career between the Florida Department of Education’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Florida Department of Children and Families.

About FAU CARD

The FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) provides expert consulting, training and support, at no charge, for people with autism and related disabilities, their families and the professionals serving them. FAU CARD’s goal is to optimize the potential of the individuals we serve by helping them become valued members of their communities, enabling them to learn, work, communicate and socialize. If an accommodation(s) for a disability is required, please call 561-297-2055 or e-mail us at CARD@fau.edu, a minimum of 5 working days in advance of the date of the event. As a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, we have had to rely on the community for support. Help us provide free support and assistance to people with autism and related disabilities. To donate to FAU CARD visit: http://coe.fau.edu/centersandprograms/card/donate.php 

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