Conference Presentations


Presentations & Speaking

Annette is an experienced Keynote Speaker, and has had the opportunity to delivery presentations to groups of 400+.

Topics include:

  • Think Like a Boss – How to not only open the door to a business for job development, but how to have them hold the door for you!
  • The Price of Inclusion -How to overcome barriers and create partnerships by proving this price is always less than the cost of segregation.
  • Launchpad to Success – Using Pre-Employment Transition Services to enhance discovery for better vocational and outcomes.
  • Self-Advocacy is a SKILL – Unveiling four main aspects to becoming a better self-advocate.
  • Education and Transition – Planning and advocating for post-secondary success.
  • Natural Supports and Inclusive Environments – What they are, why they are needed and how to create them.

Who We’ve Worked With

Annette has delivered keynote or breakout sessions in the following conferences:

  • National APSE
  • National TASH
  • Kentucky Rehabilitation Association
  • KY IPS Conference
  • 874K Coalition
  • AUCD (poster presentation)
  • Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky
  • ARC of Kentucky

In addition, coordinates and delivers transition fairs to students with a variety of topics related to the five required activities of Pre-ETS, including Self-Advocacy, Workplace Readiness, Job Exploration, Work-Based Learning Experiences and College Counseling.

Annette has worked with 8 of the 9 Kentucky Special Educational Cooperatives, Upward Bound, and multiple schools and advocacy groups within KY.

Want to hire Annette to plan or speak at your next event?

References available!

Our Services

We believe that the key to success in delivering Pre-ETS is understanding not only ‘WHAT’ needs to be taught, but ‘WHY’ we are teaching it, and “HOW” to reach students regardless of their capacities or learning styles. Take Flight – Launchpad to Success™ is engaging and interactive, making learning fun for all students.

Transition Consulting Services

For CRP’s, Advocacy Groups, Educators, Employers & Families

Conference Presentations

Effective delivery of keynote & breakout sessions.

Pre-ETS Training and Web-Based Curriculum

Multi-level options including on-site or on-line instruction.

Strategic Planning and Facilitation

To enhance organizational effectiveness & streamline processes.


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