Virtual Transition Fairs

TransitionTN hosts virtual transition fairs for Tennessee students with disabilities, their families, and professionals that work with them. These fairs cover a variety of transition-related topics, from postsecondary supports to employment resources to independent living services. Browse information about upcoming events and archives from previous transition fairs below.

Upcoming Fairs

College Application Supports

On Tuesday, October 13 from 5:30-7:00 pm CDT, we are hosting a Virtual Transition Fair on College Application Supports. During this event, college professionals will describe college admissions, disability disclosure, disability services and accommodations, and the financial aid application process across different types of postsecondary education options in Tennessee. This virtual transition fair is suggested for students and young people with disabilities, their families, and professionals working with the disability community. To register, check out https://vanderbilt.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUucumorjgjHNdsKutN3uZvB3w4NJk8WThR.

Archive

Independent Living Resources

Independent Living Resources

Independent Living Resources In this Virtual Transition Fair, several Centers for Independent Living and other Tennessee providers present on independent living supports, residential service models, young people’s experiences with independent living, and how to find...

Postsecondary Education Resources

Postsecondary Education Resources

Postsecondary Education Resources In this forum, representatives from different types of higher education institutions across Tennessee present on the services, programs, and resources available on campus for students with disabilities. In the main presentation, the...

Employment Programs and Resources

Employment Programs and Resources

In this forum, representatives from Project Search, the American Job Center, TRC Smyrna, Evergreen Life Services, the Access Program, Benefits to Work, and the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities present about the employment-related services and resources...

Inclusive Higher Education Programs

Inclusive Higher Education Programs

In this forum, representatives from each university provide brief overviews of their programs.  These programs are: Next Steps at Vanderbilt University, the EDGE Program at Union University, the FUTURE Program at University of Tennessee-Knoxville, the IDEAL Program at...