- Transition/Pre-ETS Services and Programs
The Bureau of Services for Blind Persons Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) help students age 14 and over to successfully make the transition from high school to postsecondary education or employment.
- College Assessment
Before an Individual Plan for Employment is developed that includes the use of (Michigan) Bureau of Services for Blind Persons resources for college, the individual must demonstrate his or her ability to function in the academic environment. The College Assessment has been developed to measure a student's preparedness for college, specifically in the areas of communication skills, note taking, technology skills, travel, and activities of daily living.
- Information for TCVI's
This information is intended for Teacher Counselors of Visually Impaired Students in the school system who are referring eligible or potentially eligible students for Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS).
- Summer Work Experience Opportunities
Look here for summer work experience opportunities!
- SAVE THE DATE!
21st Century Transportation: Careers for Students who are Blind and Visually Impaired
- Encounter Career Opportunities - 3D Print Build Weekend
Explore 3D Printing Technology!!!
Dates: September 7 - 9, 2018
Location: BSBP Training Center, 1541 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo
**Limited to 15 students, ages 14 - 26
- BSBP Transition/Pre-ETS Programs
Attached below as a Word document is a comprehensive listing of scheduled BSBP Transition/Pre-ETS programs during the FY 2018 (10/1/2017 - 9/30/2018). Please contact Shannon McVoy, Transition Services Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 269-337-3449 for more information.
- Are You Ready? Program
A program designed to enhance independent living skills and activities of daily of living skills for students age 14 - 21 who are blind or visually impaired.
Dates: July 8th through July 20th, 2018
Location: BSBP Training Center, 1541 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
- PERT Program through MCTI
School-to-Work Transition program being held in collaboration with Michigan Rehabilitation Services
Dates: Choose the week of July 8 or July 15, 2018
Location: Michigan Career and Technical Institute, 11611 West Pine Lake Road, Plainwell, MI 49080
Contact your counselor for registration details