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Thursday, January 23, 2020
12:00 pm1:00 pm
Online Presentation

Christina Ruffatti, director of GOAL at University of Northern Colorado, will share specifics on UNC's supports for students with intellectual disabilities. Christina will discuss housing options, costs, certificates, modifications in college classes, and more!

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
7:00 pm8:30 pm
Cresthill Middle School, Highlands Ranch CO

Interested in college? Not sure if it is possible?
Students and parents, please join us for a special presentation by IN! The presentation will discuss college preparation, options for students with ID/DD to pursue higher education in Colorado, and how access to higher education can expand career opportunities. Judy Jordan, Principal of the DCSD Bridge Program will also be delivering a presentation about the Bridge Program. There will be a question and answer session after the presentations.
The Colorado Initiative for Inclusive Higher Education (IN!) is a non- profit founded in 2014 by educators, disability leaders, students and families who have a vision for better and more fulfilling career opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities (ID).
Presented by: Douglas County Special Education Advisory Committee
No RSVP needed

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
6:00 pm7:15 pm
Peakview Elementary, Centennial CO

Join IN! - Colorado Initiative for Inclusive Higher Education to learn about options available in Colorado for students with disabilities to attend college, as well as ideas on preparing for higher education.
It is never too early to think college!
This night is open to anyone, but will be specifically tailored to elementary and middle school families with children receiving ILC services in CCSD.

Monday, February 10, 2020
5:45 pm8:00 pm
Bolt Middle School, Fort Collins, CO

A night to learn about the range of disability supports in higher education, with break out sessions including Front Range Community College Disability Services, UNC GOAL, CSU CHOICES, and ABLE Accounts.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
5:30 pm7:00 pm
Arapahoe Community College, Littleton Campus

Applications for Elevate at ACC for the 2020-21 school year are now open! The next information session is coming up at the Littleton Campus. During the session Elevate staff will discuss general information about Elevate, their application process for students interesting in applying for enrollment next fall, expectations for students and families, recommendations and tips for preparing for college, and so much more.
More information:

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
5:00 pm7:00 pm
Altona Middle School, Longmont CO

IN! will have a table at this resource fair. Stop by with your questions!

Thursday, February 20, 2020Friday, February 21, 2020
Denver Renaissance Stapleton Hotel

IN! will present a session on college options for students with a wide range of disabilities.
Conference information: "PEAK Parent Center has been hosting this annual Conference on Inclusive Education since 1987...This conference is an excellent development opportunity for all involved in the education and support of students with disabilities, and brings these groups together to learn, collaborate, and focus on strategies that work."
This conference requires registration.

Thursday, February 27, 2020
12:00 pm1:00 pm
Online Presentation

A general overview of college supports available to students with intellectual disabilities at Arapahoe Community College, University of Northern Colorado, and University of Colorado Colorado Springs.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
5:00 pm7:30 pm
Lakewood High School

IN! will have a booth at this resource fair.
More info:

Thursday, March 26, 2020
12:00 pm1:00 pm
Online Presentation

Learn about financial variables pertaining to students with intellectual and developmental disabilities in higher education. Topics will include: Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, ABLE Accounts, FAFSA (financial aid), etc.

Friday, April 3, 2020
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley

A full-day event to tour campus, learn about academic programs, meet with current students, enjoy lunch in a dining hall, tour residence halls, and attend a GOAL information session.
Sign up:

GOAL is currently accepting applicants for the 2020-21 school year. Application information is available on the UNC GOAL website. Deadline may be extended.

Thursday, April 23, 2020
12:00 pm1:00 pm
Presentación en línea

Hablaremos de todo lo que tu necesitas saber para que los estudiantes con capacidades especiales vayan a la universidad.This webinar will be held in Spanish. We will discuss all that you need to know for your students with special abilities to go to university.

Thursday, May 28, 2020
12:00 pm1:00 pm
Online Presentation

There are a range of options for students with autism to receive varying levels of support in higher education. Join us for this webinar to hear about various programs in the state, including Elevate at ACC, GOAL at UNC, Inclusive Services at UCCS, CHOICES at CSU, and the ISSAC program at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Thursday, June 25, 2020
12:00 pm1:00 pm
Online Presentation

A general overview of college supports available to students with intellectual disabilities at Arapahoe Community College, University of Northern Colorado, and University of Colorado Colorado Springs.

Thursday, July 30, 2020
6:00 pm9:00 pm
The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace

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