All Means All School-to-Work Project

Pam Stenhjem (
Mon, 6 Oct 97 10:27:11 -0500

To: People working toward supporting ALL LEARNERS in School-to-Work

From: The National "All Means All" Award Team

Re: Opportunity to Apply for an "All Means All" School-to-Work

Are you working toward providing School-to-Work Opportunities that meet t=
he =

future goals of ALL types of learners? Have you developed strategies in =
this =

area that are working? If you answered "yes" for your partners or someon=
e you =

know, we want to hear about it!

We are sending this announcement to introduce our new project, "Ensuring =

Means ALL in the Provision of School-to-Work Opportunities." This projec=
t is =

one of 28 Multi-district outreach projects funded by the Federal Office o=
f =

Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. It is three years in leng=
th and =

is jointly sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Children, Families, &=

Learning and the Institute on Community Integration at the University of =

Minnesota. =

Purpose of the Project
The purpose of this project is to use an Award Nomination process to reco=
gnize =

and celebrate the efforts of local school-to-work partners who are commit=
ted to =

doing "whatever it takes" to ensure access and benefit by ALL LEARNERS wi=
thin =

their local school-to-work system.

This project is searching for those around the country using a strategy t=
hat all
learners are accessing and benefitting from within their school-to-work s=
ystem. =

It may be a strategy used in a community setting, by a business, or in a =
school =

setting. Any organization can be nominated to become an All Means All =

School-to-Work Award site. An organization can nominate themselves or ano=
ther =

organization they feel deserves to become an award site.

Please consider:
=A5 completing an All Means All School-to-Work Award Nomination;
=A5 sharing this information with others who may be interested in nomina=
ting =

themselves or another partner in school-to-work for the award;
=A5 nominating a school, community, or business partner for the award. =


For more information on the All Means All School-to-Work Project or techn=
ical =

assistance to begin including all learners:
Contact the Project Coordinator, Pam Stenhjem at 612/625-3863 or e-mail a=
t =

For an Informational Brochure on the project or an All Means All Award =

Nomination Packet:
Contact the Project Secretary, Teresa Henne at 612/296-2965 or email at =

All forms can also be downloaded from out new website at: = This website should be up and running by Wedn=
esday, =

October 8th.

Thank you for your time and for considering involvement in our efforts! =
Good =

luck to each of you.

Pam Stenhjem, Project Coordinator
All Means All School-to-Work Project
Institute on Community Integration
University of Minnesota
150 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

phone: 612/625-3863

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be =

undertaken with painstaking excellence. -Martin Luther King, Jr.

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