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Wed, June 19 - Other

Wed, June 19, 2013

The Virginia Department of Education's I'm Determined Project, in conjunction with the Partnership for People with Disabilities, invites applications for sponsorship to the 7th Annual I'm Determined Youth and Parent Summit at James Madison University. Youth with disabilities who are at least 14 by June 15, 2013 are encouraged to apply. Youth with disabilities from across the Commonwealth will meet to identify ways to become better advocates and lead more self-determined lives. The selected individuals and a parent/guardian will receive paid registration, dormitory accommodations, travel expenses and meals for the three-day event. A concurrent Parent Summit for the selected participant's parent/guardian will be held at the university. The application for this event can be found here. To apply, you must upload an essay, slide presentation, or video or your application will not be accepted. The first 200 qualified applicants will be accepted. Youth are under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian attend with them. Contact Kim Sheridan at (540) 831-7159 or e-mail: imdetermined.vdoe@gmail.com if you have any questions or concerns.