15th Annual Arizona Transition Conference


The Arizona Department of Education held  their Fifteenth Annual Transition Conference with the
theme of : Connecting for Success – Shared Expectations, Responsibilities, and Outcomes.  The Menta Group was well represented at the conference with student art work from both Southwest Academy and Southwest Education Center!  Sammy,  a student from Southwest Education Center  had his artwork chosen to be displayed in the conference program! Well Done, Sammy!  FullSizeRender2Ms. Lauren Blocher presented on Menta’s Structured Learning Plan along with a student, Angel, who is a graduate of the Southwest Academy and who is now successfully employed at PetSmart!

One of our Community Partners -Marciela Arellano of La Purisima Bakery won the distinguished Community-Based Arizona Secondary Transition Services Award for outstanding service to students with disabilities! One of our Southwest Academy students was hired by La Purisima Bakery to make pastry under the direction of  other bakers. Congratulations!

We are so proud of all of our AZ accomplishments as we continue to work toward connecting for success and productive outcomes!

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