May. 6, 2020—As Next Steps at Vanderbilt marks its 10th anniversary throughout 2020, the year also brings another significant milestone: The first class of Next Steps at Vanderbilt students will graduate from its expanded four-year program.
Next Steps at Vanderbilt, TN’s first inclusive higher ed program for students with intellectual disability, celebrates 10 years of impact
Feb. 17, 2020—For the past decade, students with intellectual disability have found an inclusive postsecondary education experience through Next Steps at Vanderbilt. The program, housed in Peabody College of education and human development’s Department of Special Education, is marking its 10th anniversary with events and commemorations throughout 2020.
Apr. 20, 2017—Five graduating students will be recognized at the Faye and Joe Wyatt Center for Education.
Mar. 4, 2016—The students of Next Steps at Vanderbilt are this year’s recipient of the Perry Wallace Courage Award.
Nov. 24, 2015—Tennessee’s first postsecondary education program for students with intellectual disabilities, Next Steps at Vanderbilt, will expand significantly thanks to new federal funding.
Apr. 30, 2012—Second class graduates from Next Steps at Vanderbilt, a two-year certificate program for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Apr. 3, 2012—Canadian college officials toured Vanderbilt March 26 to get a closer look at the work being done in the Next Steps at Vanderbilt program. Next Steps at Vanderbilt is a two-year post-secondary certification program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The program’s unique self-directed study allows students to audit university classes, practice independent living skills,...