Join Us for OPSB Transitions Fair

May 3, 2019

Does your student have an IEP or receive 504 accommodations? Has your student made plans for life after high school? Do you know what citywide supports exist?

 The Orleans Parish School Board is hosting its second annual Citywide Transitions Fair on Thursday, May 9, 2019 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. at the Delgado City Park Campus Student Life Center (2nd floor). The $5 off Lyft code ‘OPSBFAIR’ can be applied to rides to and from Delgado Community College where the Transitions Fair will be held on May 9th, 2019.

TRANSITIONS FAIR

Connect with the many organizations across New Orleans that provide supports to students receiving special education or 504 supports, particularly those who are preparing to exit high school. Learn about the supports available for students to find meaningful employment and transition to life as an independent citizen.

  • Employment
  • Job Training
  • Housing, Community Access, and Independent Living
  • Colleges and Universities
  • K-12 Programs
  • Other Supports

Who & What

  • Individuals with IEPs or receiving 504 accommodations and their families, with particular emphasis on those preparing to exit high school;
  • Educators, counselors and administrators wishing to learn more about what transition resources exist across the city.

When & Where

  • Thursday, May 9th from 3 – 6 PM
  • Delgado City Park Campus Lac Pontchartrain Room Student Life Center (2nd Floor) 615 City Park Ave, NOLA, 70119
  • Food and drinks will be provided

Have questions or want more information? Email rhall@opsb.us  or abonam@opsb.us.

EMPLOYMENT

  • Louisiana Rehabilita>on Services (LRS)
  • Access to Meaningful Employment (AcME)
  • ArcGNO
  • Goodwill Industries
  • Hospitality and Senior Care Training Ins>tute
  • T.E.E.M. Academy
  • Take the Lead Founda>on
  • The Me God Sees, Inc.
  • Volunteers of America
  • Youth Empowerment Project
  • Lighthouse Louisiana
  • Pinnacle Employment
  • Louisiana Green Corps
  • Virage Community Services
  • Advance Employment Opportunity
  • Employment Transition Services
  • LifeWorks
  • Opportunity Now

JOB TRAINING

  • Café’ Reconcile
  • Operation Spark
  • Liberty’s Kitchen

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS

  • LSU Human Development Center

(Pay Check & Deaf/Blind Project forChildren and Youth)

  • Southern University New Orleans (SUNO)
  • University of New Orleans Project ACCESS:
  • Educational Talent Search
  • Youth Occupational Skills Training (Delgado
  • University)
  • Delgado Accelerated Career Education (ACE)
  • Delgado Community College
  • K-12 PROGRAMS
  • Academy of Career and Community Education
  • (ACCE)
  • JCFA
  • Opportunities Academy
  • ReNEW Accelerated High School
  • Raphael Village
  • The Net

HOUSING, COMMUNITY ACCESS, AND INDEPENDENT LIVING

  • Metropolitan Human Services District (MHSD)
  • Crossroads Louisiana, Inc.
  • Easterseals Louisiana
  • Louisiana Assistive Technology Access
  • Network (LaTAN)
  • Magnolia Community Services
  • Permanent Supportive Housing
  • Quality Support Coordination
  • Strive Center
  • Unity Housing
  • Westbank ARC
  • Medicaid

OTHER SUPPORTS

  • Advocacy Center
  • Families Helping Families of Louisiana
  • Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council
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