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Governor’s Commission on Jobs for Floridians with Disabilities meeting at USFSP

The Governor’s Commission on Jobs for Floridians with Disabilities meets at the University Student Center Friday, thanks largely to the efforts of Jordan Knab, Ed.S., director of  K-16 Educational Initiatives in the College of Education. Gov. Rick Scott appointed Knab to the 13-member commission in 2011 because of his experience in working with transition age youth with disabilities who are … Continue reading

Governor Appoints Knab to Statewide Commission

Jordan Knab, principal investigator on several research grants headquartered at USF St. Petersburg, was appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to the Commission on Jobs for Floridians with Disabilities. Knab is one of 13 new appointments made by the governor. Knab has worked extensively on the development of policies and programs for students with disabilities at all levels. He is the … Continue reading

K-16 Initiatives Expands with Federal Grant

While the part mentors play in the overall K-16 Educational Initiatives may seem small amid a myriad of programs, their contributions to services for students with intellectual disabilities represent what a newly funded collaboration at USF St. Petersburg is striving for statewide. “The stigma that surrounds students that are developmentally or intellectually disabled is really gone,” said Adam DePrimo, an … Continue reading