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Annual Teen Summit

What is the Teen Summit?

An annual all day conference type event in June each year to prepare youth with disabilities for life after high school.

This is for students between the ages of 13 and 21 and who are still in high school. Students are still eligible to attend the June after they graduate or have reached their 22nd birthday and aged out.

This is designed for youth who have a disability and who live in LaSalle, Bureau, Marshall, Putnam, or Stark Counties. This includes any youth with an IEP or 504 plan.

TEEN SUMMIT APPLICATION 2018

 

Microsoft Word file.

What kinds of things do we do at the Teen Summit?

It is an exciting, event with a fun theme for an educational and empowering opportunity.  Youth will enhance their skills in the areas of education, vocation, independent living and training, to prepare for the transition into adult life after high school.

Interactive workshops and trainings on topics that will support Transition out of high school.

Fun activities & Games.

Snacks and lunch provided.

You will be given a T-shirts to change into when you arrive.

TEEN SUMMIT APPLICATION 2018

PDF file to print and fill out.

Where is the Teen Summit usually held?

LaSalle County Housing Authority's

Centennial Courts Community Center

2222 N. Tonti St., LaSalle, IL

(Grant Street Housing North off of Baker Ave.)

This venue is accessible for persons who use a wheelchair or have mobility issues because it is ground level and an entrance right off of the parking lot.  This venue  promotes transition as this could be an agency used after leaving high school to establish their own living space.

2017 Teen Summit

  • 2017 Teen Summit
    2017 Teen Summit "Transition Safari" Group Picture
  • 2017 Teen Summit Set up - Bring on the Students!
    2017 Teen Summit Set up - Bring on the Students!
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    Compass Training on Employment Skills
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    It's a Jungle Out There Budgeting Game
  • Advocacy - The Law of the Jungle
    Advocacy - The Law of the Jungle
  • Survival Skills - Healthy Food Choices
    Survival Skills - Healthy Food Choices