Teaching Work Based Learning at Home and in the Classroom

Teaching Work-Based Learning is critical in preparing students of all learning levels for life after school. This year, educators are challenged by limited out-of-school opportunities, and teachers are working to create safe, meaningful work-based learning opportunities - both remotely and in the classroom. In this webinar, Special Education Teacher, Holly Myers will discuss how she uses Project Discovery, a job-ready compliant transition plan, to successfully address the needs of all students and facilitate authentic work-based learning.

About the Presenters:

Joyce Whitby

EdTechKnowLedgist & President, Innovations4Education

Joyce is a lifelong educator who started off as an special education educator, and then spent the bulk of her time teaching educational technology at Long Island University. Since then, Joyce has been in the business of educational technology with a focus on assistive and adaptive instructional technologies. She has held key leadership roles in professional development, marketing and coaching.

Holly Myers

Special Education Teacher

Holly has over 24 years’ experience working with teachers of students with special needs to assist with curriculum and instruction. She is currently a Special Education Teacher at Dutch Fork High School in Irmo, SC. Holly is actively involved in all areas of education including curriculum development, teacher mentoring, transition services and community work. Previously, Holly, a Teacher of the Year Award Recipient, trained and mentored Applied Behavior Therapists and held the position of Autism Itinerant. She has used Project Discovery in her classroom for over 10 years. Holly holds a Master of Education from Lesley College in Cambridge, Massachusetts and a B.S. in Special Education from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC.