2021 School-to-Work Transition Fair
Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Supports Division
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.
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 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.
S2W Transition Fair Flyer - Available in 12 Languages!
Share our flyer with others!
English S2W Flyer
Arabic S2W Flyer معارض الانتقال
Korean S2W Flyer 스쿨 투 워크 가상 트랜지션 페어
Chinese (Simplified) S2W Flyer 虚拟 过渡博览会
Chinese (Traditional) S2W Flyer 「從學校到工作」計劃 虛擬 過渡博覽會
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!