Sunday, September 20, 2020

College and Career Transition Expo

The Carroll ISD Special Education Department hosts it’s seventh annual College and Career Transition Expo on Tuesday, Jan. 22. The expo will be held at Carroll Senior High School from 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.

This program will help high school students with learning differences learn about colleges, application process, career opportunities, department of disabilities services and transition needs when pursuing post secondary education.

Ron Venable, M.A. Director, Office of Disability Accomodation University of North Texas will be the program’s guest speaker. He will cover topics including tips for student success and exploring college and career/ trade schools. Carroll ISD counselors and diagnosticians will also be available to meet with students and parents during the event.

The University of North Texas, The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Women’s University, Northlake Community College, Tarrant County College District: Northeast Campus, ART Institute of Dallas and Timarron College Preparatory are just a few of the schools participating in the Expo. Click here for a complete list of participating schools.

Carroll ISD Transition Services Hosts Seminar

The Carroll ISD Transition Services Department welcomes families and any student with special needs to an upcoming seminar. The presentation will help special needs families learn how recent changes to the Social Benefit System (Social Security, Medicare, SSI, Medicaid and the Waivers) can affect the Special Needs Families. Click here to view the flyer.

The seminar will be held at Carroll Senior High School on Monday, November 12 from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. The campus is located at 1501 W. Southlake Boulevard. Families can reserve a spot for this seminar by calling Robin Kuntz, Transition Specialist for Carroll ISD at 817-949-8401 or email: Robin.Kuntz@southlakecarroll.edu.

 

C-STAR Program Hosts Appreciation Breakfast

The Carroll ISD Transition Services Department hosted a special appreciation breakfast on Friday morning, May 25 for local businesses who partner with the department’s new C-STAR program. C-STAR helps Carroll ISD students and graduates transition into the adult working world.

Led by Carroll ISD Transition Services Coordinator/ Diagnostician Robin Kuntz, and Transition Specialist Melinda Mason, C-STAR has successfully placed students in paying jobs in and around the Southlake community. C-STAR was recently featured in the Grapevine Courier print edition in a story that explained how the program partnered with Q Automotive Group to receive a loaner vehicle for CISD’s Transition Services team to use in transporting C-STAR students to their jobs.

The slideshow below features pictures taken at the appreciation breakfast held inside the Carroll Intermediate School library.

CISD Transition Services Hosts Parent Seminar

The Carroll ISD Transition Services Department welcomes families of Special Needs to attend a seminar on Monday, Feb. 27. “Life Planning: The Care and Communication of the Plan” is a presentation filled with information for all ages of students with special needs. The seminar is from 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. inside Carroll Senior High School located at 1501 W. Southlake Blvd.

The seminar will help families learn how to develop a long term care plan for their special needs children, including learning how to assess needs and abilites, the importance of planning early, setting both short and long-term goals and understanding the need for a proper Life Plan.

Families can reserve a spot for this seminar by calling Robin Kuntz, Transition Services Coordinator for Carroll ISD at 817-949-8401 or email: robin.kuntz@southlakecarroll.edu.