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Welcome to the 14th Annual King County School-to-Work Transition Fair!

S2W is an annual opportunity sponsored by the King County Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Supports Division (DDECSD) to provide information and resources for students with disabilities and their families. The Transition Fair event includes workshops for families, educators, and students.

For More Information

Contact a S2W Program Manager:

Richard Wilson


Cassie Glenn


Emily Hart


The Transition Fair Goes Virtual

In response to COVID-19 social distancing recommendations, King County is excited to present 2021's School-to-Work Transition Fair 100% online.

Visit our blog to download our Social Media Kit and help us share information about the event! 

Register Now

Register now for immediate access to the 2021 Transition Fair website from April 1st through May 31st, 2021. This website includes helpful resources, fun and educational videos and more to plan for a successful transition!

Registration also grants you access to the live presentations and two expo events, all held online! Learn more below.

Register Here

Live Events

Meet more than 40 community partners and resources. Sorry, interpreter support is unavailable for these events. There are two Expo opportunities:

  • Tuesday April 20th
  • Saturday May 1st

Both events open at 9:30am, with a 9:45am Welcome and Land Acknowledgment.

Meet Exhibitors from 10am - 1pm. 

ASL and Interpreter support are available for each event! Please be sure to register to request language supports. There are six opportunities to learn more about S2W, DVR, and DDA:

April 7th  6:00 – 7:30pm King County School-to-Work Program

April 12th  1:00 – 2:00pm DVR Transition Services and School-to-Work

April 13th  1:00 – 2:00pm DDA Eligibility and Services

April 21st  3:00 – 4:30pm King County School-to-Work Program

April 27th  1:00 – 2:00pm DVR Transition Services and School-to-Work

April 28th 9:00 – 10:00am DDA Eligibility and Services

Live Presentation Details:

King County School-to-Work Program

Learn about the King County S2W Program, how to enroll, and where it fits in the big picture in achieving your goal of employment and planning a seamless transition from high school. Designed to be both presentation and conversation, this session is for all ages but especially targeted for 2022 & 2023 students applying to S2W and their families. 

Hosted by Richard Wilson, Emily Hart and Cassie Glenn, King County Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Supports Division 


DDA Eligibility and Services

Overview of Developmental Disabilities’ eligibility rules, Waivers, and the services available. Learn about how DDA services can support students to obtain and maintain employment. Information regarding other services provided by DDA; what’s available and how to access it will also be presented. 

Hosted by Chris Osborn, Intake and Eligibility Team Supervisor, DSHS/DDA and Shan-Shan Chien, Waiver Program Specialist, DSHS/DDA


DVR Transition Services and School-to-Work

Overview of DVR services for transition age youth and services available. Learn how DVR and King County partner in offering the School-to-Work Program to students with developmental disabilities with the goal of obtaining employment prior to exiting their high school transition programs at age 21.

Hosted by Ann Martin, Region 2 Administrator DSHS/DVR and Carl Johnston, Supervisor North Seattle DSHS/DVR

What is School-to-Work? 

Watch these four videos to learn more about School-to-Work (S2W).

Video #1: Welcome to School-to-Work

Video #2: What is School-to-Work

Video #3: Why School-to-Work

Video #4: How to Participate in School-to-Work

S2W Transition Fair Social Media Kit

Are you interested in sharing the S2W Transition Fair with your social media network?  Then look no further than our King County DCHS Blog, Cultivating Connections.   This blog post also has lots of useful information that you can share with others, including documents, videos, animated posts, and images. Please share widely!

S2W Social Media Kit



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