An Enhanced E-mentoring Experience

 

MSUB students in the classroom

Movin’ On 2019 Participants

Movin’ On in Montana: An Enhanced E-Mentoring Experience is an initial exposure to post-secondary education with the highest quality transition experience for high school students with disabilities.

It provides a mentoring relationship between high school students with disabilities and current MSUB students who also have a disability, using technology. Mentoring is delivered through monthly meetings, both through video conferencing and face-to-face seminars, as well as through a closed Twitter account. The mentors address student concerns and offer guidance on how to successfully navigate the college experience.

The highlight of Movin’ On is an on campus experience at Montana State University Billings June 21-24, 2021. The participating high school students are encouraged to attend the four day event that will be partially staffed by the MSUB mentors. Students will live in the dorms, eat in the cafeteria, attend classes on the MSUB and City College campuses, and tour three college campuses. Books, fees, tuition, room, and board will be provided at no charge to students accepted into the program.

  • Attend a class on the MSUB Campus.
  • Learn about resources for students.
  • Learn about your rights and responsibilities as a college student with a disability.
  • Participate in fun recreational activities.
  • Talk with college students with disabilities.
  • Participation is limited to 20 high school students, including 2020 graduates, who have a documented disability,
    IEP, or 504 plan.
  • Books, fees, tuition, and meals will be provided at no charge to students accepted into the program.

 

To apply, click the appropriate application link:

 

For more information, contact:

John Keener
406 657-1743
john.keener@msubillings.edu

 

Movin’ On in Montana is a project of The Montana Center for Inclusive Education of Montana State University Billings and is funded in whole or in part under a contract with the Montana Department of Health and Human Services through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education and the Montana Center for Inclusive Education at Montana State University Billings. The statements herein do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services.