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News Release


For Immediate Release
Feb. 22, 2012

Grant Wood AEA
Communications Office


Transition Conference Planned April 10

Parent Transition Night

"Your Child's Future...The Possibilities are Endless"

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

6:00-8:30 p.m.
Grant Wood AEA
4401 Sixth St. SW, Cedar Rapids

Mark your calendars now for the first annual transition conference, "Your Child's Future…The Possibilities are Endless." This workshop will provide valuable information to parents and professionals about the transition process for middle and high school students who receive special education services.


The keynote speaker will be Michael Kutcher, twin brother of actor Ashton Kutcher. Michael is an effective national cerebral palsy advocate and a passionate motivational speaker. His personal story of living with CP and his journey to overcome challenges in order to live a typical life is inspirational. Michael graduated from Mount Mercy University with a degree in Business Management and Finance and lives in Cedar Rapids with his son.


There will be speakers, breakout sessions, and informational booths for parents and professionals to learn a wide variety of services in the area of living, learning and working. Door prizes will be presented.


To register, visit the Grant Wood AEA Professional Development website and click on course number 19052-11-01.


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Grant Wood Area Education Agency extends equal opportunities in its employment practices, educational programs and services, and does not discriminate on the basis of color, gender, race, national origin, religion, creed, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or as otherwise prohibited by law. If you believe you or your child has been discriminated against or treated unjustly, please contact the Agency’s Equity Coordinator, Maria Cashman, at 319-399-6847 or 800-332-8488 or TDD 319-399-6766, Grant Wood AEA, 4401 Sixth St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.

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