iTECH Director Honored

The Council for Exceptional Children’s Division on Career Development and Transition has announced that Immokalee Technical College’s Director, Mr. Dorin Oxender is Florida’s 2018 recipient of the Making a Difference Award for his continued work to support exceptional students in their transition from Immokalee High School into career exploration and workforce preparation at iTECH.

Mr. Oxender established the iTransitions Program for 18 to 22 year old students with special needs to become excited about learning. He states, “This is an outstanding way to help the students train and develop skills for meaningful careers so that they become productive, happy citizens who contribute in today’s world.”

Mr. Oxender will be recognized for his innovative program at the Visions Conference Awards Luncheon on May 3 at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront.

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