2023 I CAN CONFERENCE
March 29, 2023
Oconee Fall Line Technical College
560 Pinehill Rd
Dublin, GA 31021
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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The I CAN Conference provides information and support to students with disabilities in the Heart of Georgia Region involved in transitioning from high school to post-secondary options. 10th - 12th-grade students will have the opportunity to tour the Oconee Fall Line Technical College, talk to college and career counselors, explore different career fields, learn about interview and banking skills, and learn the importance of self-determination in developing an I CAN attitude!
Lauren's Love 'Em & Leave 'Em
Lauren Bruce is a self-employed entrepreneur and owner of Lauren's Love 'Em & Leave 'Em. Her experiences and participation in ASPIRE led her on a journey to independence. Lauren's rise to success includes her ability to brand and market her own business and knowing what does and doesn't work. Her Can Do talk will inspire students to never give up on their dreams!
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Break Out Sessions
GVRA's fun and interactive session will show students what to do in an interview and what to avoid.
Nutrition and Excercise
Jessica Johnson with Destiny fitness will discuss the how students can make great decisions in making in food choices and daily excercise.
OFTC College Tour A
Cosmetology and Early Childhood
This career fair breakout session will give students to talk with employers from different career fields. From construction and agriculture to cosmetology and nursing, this session will give students time to explore different career fields.
Banking and Finance
Financial literacy is a crucial life skill. Heather Mead with the Bank of Soperton will provide hands on explanation of great banking skills, budgeting and money management.
OFTC College Tour B
Welding and Diesel/CTD
Technology that Helps!
Need to improve your academics,
independence and ability to manage your overall daily lives? There's a technology for
that! This session will focus on the newest and greatest technology.
The 7 Dimensions of Well Being
Wellness is more than just eating
healthy and exercising. In this
session students will learn about the
7 dimensions of wellness and how
they influence each other
What does is take to be successful at college? Representatives from OFTC, Roosevelt Warm
Springs, Central Georgia Technical College and other post-secondary institutions will be on
hand to discuss financial aid, admissions, and