No Joke Student Seminar Agenda

The No Joke Student Seminar

Minnesota Association of Blind Students

Tips and Tricks for Advocacy

April 1st, 2017, at the NFB of MN Headquarters, 100 East 22nd Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Everyone is welcome.

The Cost is $10. Lunch is included. Please show up no later than 8:45 to register.

Agenda

  • 9:00-9:10 – Introduction – Cody Beardslee, President, Minnesota Association of Blind Students,
  • 9:10-9:30 – Breaking the Ice – Michell Gip, Youth Services Coordinator, BLIND Inc.
  • 9:30-9:45 – What to Know About the NFB of Minnesota? – Jennifer Dunnam, President, National Federation of the Blind of Minnesota,
  • 9:45-9:50 – Door Prize & Surprises!
  • 9:50-10:10 -Taking Responsibility – IEPs and Beyond – Dan Wenzel, Executive Director, BLIND Inc. Matthew Gip, 1st Vice President, Minnesota Association of Blind Students, Justin Heard, President, Georgia Association of Blind Students,
  • 10:10-10:15 – Door Prize & Surprises!
  • 10:15-10:35 – Disability Services and Beyond – Kathryn Webster, President, National Association of Blind Students,
  • 10:40-11:00 – Advocating in the Work World – Corbb O’Connor, Accessibility Project Analyst, U.S. Bank,
  • 11:00-11:05 – Door Prize & Surprises!
  • 11:05-11:20 – How to Communicate With Your Rehab Counselor? – Mark Groves, Rehabilitation Counselor, State Services for the Blind,
  • 11:20-11:25 – Door Prize & Surprises!
  • 11:25-11:55 – Tips and Tricks for Improv – Briley O’Connor, Improv Student
  • 11:55-12:00 – Door Prize & Surprises!
  • 12-00-1:00 – Lunch!
  • 1:00-2:00 – The Tech Panel That Will Totally Be Awesome – Kathryn Webster, Panel Moderator, Kia Yang, Teacher Assistant, BLIND Inc. Martha Harris, Communications Instructor, BLIND Inc. David Brown, Technology Assistant, BLIND Inc. Chelsey Duranleau, Communications Instructor, BLIND Inc.
  • 2:00-2:05 – Door Prize & Surprises!
  • 2:05-2:15 – Oreo Extravaganza – Michell Gip, Youth Services Coordinator, BLIND Inc.
  • 2:15-2:20 – Door Prize & Surprises!
  • 2:20-2:50 – Knowing Your Lifestyle Exercise – Kyle Hanneman, Fitness Instructor, BLIND Inc. (Fourth Floor)
  • 2:50-2:55 – Door Prize & Surprises! (Back to the Lunch Room)
  • 2:55-3:10 – Jumping the Fire – Patti Chang. Outreach Coordinator, National Federation of the Blind,
  • 3:10-3:30 – The Importance of Self-Advocacy – MABS Board.
Updated: March 30, 2017 — 2:43 pm
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