News & Events
Moving Forward: Inclusive Higher Ed. Mary Hauff received the Exceptional Advocate Award from the Minnesota Council on Disability, recognizing her contributions to building momentum for inclusive higher education in the state.
Learning Community Event: Customized Employment
Tuesday, February 7
3:00-4:15 pm Central Standard Time
The February Learning Community Event will be presented by Jaclyn Camden, Virginia Commonwealth University, and facilitated by Nicole Rabinowitz, Inclusive Networking. This presentation will discuss the importance of paid employment while in college and offer information on a national study to assist staff in higher education to provide employment supports that fit the strengths and needs of college students with IDD. The presentation will include ideas on how to help students get paid jobs while in college. We will also learn what has worked for study participants, representing 75 universities across the country, as well as challenges they have faced in providing employment supports. And, we will hear ideas and practical strategies on implementing customized employment in higher education.
MIHEC March Learning Community Event: The Portable Credential and Planning for Life After College
Tuesday, March 14
3:00-4:15 pm Central Standard Time
Dr. Christi Kasa, from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, will share two important aspects of Colorado’s inclusive postsecondary education (IPSE) programs-- The Portable Credential and Planning for Life After College. She will be joined by one of her students who will share their experience.
Learning Community Event Save the Date
Tuesday, April 18
The event details are in the works. Please check back.
Community of Practice Gathering: Building Relationships and Allies on Campus
A gathering of Minnesota college and university faculty and staff who are either interested in or part of their campus's inclusive higher education initiative. Annette Romualdo, UMD faculty, and Diana Joseph, Minnesota State Mankato faculty will facilitate and lead the gathering conversation.
Learning Community Event: 2022 National Inclusive Higher Education Conference Key Takeaways
Join the conversation to share key developments, big ideas, and important resources from the 2022 national inclusive higher education conferences. The State of the Art (SOTA) and Student Leadership Conference (SLC) are scheduled for October 19-20 in Syracuse, New York. We will hear from MIHEC members who attend the conference. They will share what they learned and how we may apply and inform our Minnesota initiatives. Our presenters will include Mary Hauff (MIHEC) and Diana Joseph (MN State Mankato), as well as other members who may attend. Recording and resources coming soon!
MIHEC Workgroup Webinar: November 2022: https://www.youtube.com/embed/KI1W7Hpr1R0
MIHEC Workgroup Webinar: Community of Practice
This first Minnesota Community of Practice for inclusive higher education gathering is for Minnesota college and university faculty and staff who are either interested in or part of their campus's inclusive higher education initiative. Annette Romualdo, UMD faculty, and Diana Joseph, Minnesota State Mankato faculty facilitate and lead the community of practice.
MIHEC Workgroup Webinar: October 2022: https://www.youtube.com/embed/W8XFDvPy1iQ
MIHEC Learning Community Webinar: Public Policy Advocacy. Julia Burkstaller and Dupree Edwards share their experience advocating for inclusive higher education in Minnesota, providing information on state-level advocacy, what it takes to get a bill signed into law, and what you can do to get involved in public policy advocacy. Students, parents, educators, and faculty can all make a difference as inclusive higher education public policy advocates.
MIHEC Workgroup Webinar: September 2022: https://www.youtube.com/embed/veq7EBiNliA
Student Journeys: Gain insight from the experiences of current college students and graduates. The student panel members share their experiences about their journey preparing for college and going to college. What has their experience been? What would they do differently? What are their career aspirations after college or what career are they pursuing after college?
MIHEC Workgroup Webinar: April 2022: https://www.youtube.com/embed/Gz9Ag8w-uY8
Access to College: Ableism vs. Inclusion and Opportunity. This event shares how disability history - in its legacy of segregation and separation - influences educator attitudes, school systems, and the educational experiences of people with disabilities still today.
MIHEC Workgroup Webinar: March 2022: https://www.youtube.com/embed/ChJOabaBLpM
What Are Your College Plans? Student and Family Information night. Presenters include members of the Minnesota Inclusive Higher Education Consortium (MIHEC) workgroup.
What are your college plans? Student and family information night.: https://www.youtube.com/embed/4CGHj9Uf-MI
Student Supports: A Panel Presentation and Discussion with Georgia Tech's Excel Program . Presenters: Student, Martha Haythorn; Peer Mentor, Hanna Shaw; Parent, Preston Tauscher; Mentorship Coordinator, Luke Roman; Excel Director, Ken Surdin
Student Supports: A Panel Presentation and Discussion with Georgia Tech's Excel Program: https://www.youtube.com/embed/QY8F4fa90RI
What Does Inclusive Higher Education Look Like? University of Maryland, Terps-EXCEED Model. Presenter: Amy D'Agati
MIHEC Workgroup Webinar: October 2021: https://www.youtube.com/embed/bseU_jqgFPA
Campus Capacity Building with Jessica Lamb from Augustana University and Diana Joseph from Minnesota State University, Mankato
Campus Capacity Building: https://www.youtube.com/embed/T7OQzfp_S58
Person-Centered Planning with Mark Winters from Beacon Specialized Living
Person-Centered Planning: https://www.youtube.com/embed/7-IyHZe33Kw
Job coaching & peer/natural supports with Nicole Rabinowitz from INclusive Networking
Job Coaching & Peer/Natural Supports: https://www.youtube.com/embed/QPU-6v6e4Xc
Minnesota CTPs: Reconnect and Share with Benjamin Larson from Ridgewater College, Dawn Allen from Bethel BUILD and Patricia Sloan from Central Lakes College
Action and Outreach: A Community Discussion About Next Steps in Minnesota
Braided funding with Debra Hart - Think College and University of Massachusetts, Jan Bechtel - Millersville University, Denise Rozell - Think College and AUCD
Meaningful credentials with Kelly Haines & Russ Thelin from Think College.