Through a recent grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education (Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities), Next Steps at Vanderbilt University (check out the new website!) received funding to both grow the Vanderbilt program and support other campuses in Tennessee to explore launching their own program.
Recipients of a community conversation mini-grant will commit to holding one event, analyzing the ideas generated by attendees, and forming a team committed to moving forward on the best ideas. The Next Steps at Vanderbilt team will support mini-grant recipients in planning and carrying out their community conversation event, as well make technical assistance available as campuses move forward in exploring this possibility.
With more than 17,000 students with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in Tennessee, we see great need for new and high-quality options for students living in all corners of the state.
For more information on the mini-grants, or to learn more about the Community Conversation model, visit the TennesseeWorks website.
Last Updated: 9/7/2016 9:17:34 AM
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