May 14, 2019
State Services for the Blind hosted a Career Expo for high school and college students who are blind, low vision, or DeafBlind.
The event took place on Saturday, April 27.
Throughout the Expo students had the opportunity to:
In this interview, Jeff Thompson caught up with Beth McGarr:
Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired, Southwest Metro Intermediate District
Before working for SW Metro, Beth worked as a ParaEducator with children who are blind and visually impaired for Denver Public schools. She has degrees in Special Education and Vocal Performance. Before becoming a teacher, she worked as a vocalist and voice teacher. In college, she worked as a strolling opera singer for Macaroni Grill restaurant.
If you would like to know more about Transition Services from
State Services contact Transition Coordinator Sheila Koenig
by email or contact her via phone at
To find your State Services in your State you can go to www.AFB.org and search the directory for your agency.
Check out the Blind Abilities Communityon Facebook, the Blind Abilities Page, the Job Insights Support Groupand the Assistive Technology Community for the Blind and Visually Impaired.