Transition Coordinator at Fox Chapel Area School District in Pittsburgh, PA
June 5, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Joyce welcomes Staci Dojonovic-Schutzman, Transition Coordinator at Fox Chapel Area School District in Pittsburgh, PA to the show.  Ms. Dojonovic-Schutzman will discuss the Bender Leadership Academy and the Pay Checks Not Pity® training that students with disabilities have been completing since 2001.  The Bender Leadership Academy welcomes high school juniors and seniors with disabilities to attend classes, held quarterly during the school year and hosted by a sponsor company.  Joyce delivers training to prepare students with disabilities for the world of work.  What began as a one-year initiative with four school districts in Delaware has expanded and been replicated to include school districts in the Pittsburgh area, including the Fox Chapel School District.  The Bender Leadership Academy builds the pipeline of talent with disabilities, making the youth of today the employees of tomorrow.

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