College Prep 2018 Series
June 7 - July 26
STAR AT Specialist Elizabeth Stewart will present at the following locations/days, 9-10 a.m., for the 2018 College Prep Series presented by the ADRS Lakeshore:
June 7 – Jefferson State/Hoover Campus (Presenter Landon McAfee)
June 14 – University of Alabama-Birmingham
July 19 – University of Alabama-Birmingham
July 26 – Jefferson State (Main campus)
The training will introduce students of all abilities to the basics of assistive technology, as well as school-related apps that would be beneficial in a college setting (transitioning from high school to college).
For more information, contact Kerry Nichols at 205-414-8432.
Elizabeth Stewart, M.Ed, NBCT is currently pursuing her PhD in Special Education at the University of Alabama while working as a Graduate Research Assistant at CrossingPoints, a transition program for 18-21 year old students with Intellectual Disabilities. Elizabeth is an adjunct professor at the University of Alabama Birmingham in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, as well as a contracted Assistive Technology Specialist for STAR/UCP Huntsville. Elizabeth graduated from Auburn University in 2003 and started a 12-year career as a middle school special education teacher teaching students with moderate to severe disabilities at Homewood Middle School in Birmingham. While in the classroom, Elizabeth developed an interest in assistive technology and has been working to develop her skills and expertise in this area. She presents on a variety of topics specific to using assistive technology to create and maintain success for individuals with disabilities.