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Shelby Bates, Education and Outreach Program Coordinator

Shelby Bates, Education and Outreach Program Coordinator

Shelby Bates, LSW, BCBA, joined IN! after completing a Master of Social Work at Saint Louis University. During her time in St. Louis, she interned with Jobs with Justice, where she fell in love with community organizing. Prior to graduate school, Shelby completed a B.S. in Secondary Special Education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and spent much time working with individuals with disabilities. Shelby is fueled by her experiences growing up with a sibling with a disability. Her position with IN! allows her to blend many of her passions.

The Education and Outreach Program provides information on college options in Colorado for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as tips for how to prepare for higher education. This information is relevant to teachers, prospective students, family members, disability professionals, and more. Interested in a staff training, parent night presentation, having IN! at a resource fair, or have something else in mind? Reach out today!

Email: shelbyb@inclusivehighered.org

Direct number: 720-580-1277

Shelby puede hablar Español.

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