Next Steps Fair 2024

Explore DC: College, Career, Community

Friday, November 1, 2024 from 10:00am - 2:00pm

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Get ready for Your Next Step!
Explore college, career, and community at the Next Steps Fair.

Are your students ready for their next step? Whether they are heading to college, a training program, or straight to the workforce, DC3C Next Steps Fair has them covered! High school students with disabilities from across DC are invited to attend Next Steps to learn about various careers, local education and training opportunities, and community resources.

Next Steps 2024 will feature:

  • Local educational and training vendors
  • Disability support offices from local community colleges & universities
  • Community resources and representatives from DC Government agencies
  • Live demonstrations from local DJs, yoga instructors, chefs, hair stylists, and more!
  • Interactive photo booths and scavenger hunts
  • Lunch is provided to all attendees

DC3C Next Steps Fair is open to District of Columbia high school students with disabilities with either an Individual Education Plans (IEP) or 504 plan. To attend, students must be affiliated with Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) as a pre-ETS referral or client.

Register Your Group Today!

School Registration

Thank you for your interest in attending Next Steps 2024! This is a great field trip opportunity for all students who have secondary transition goals on their IEP or 504 plan.

Register To Exhibit

Thank you for your interest in exhibiting at Next Steps 2024! This is a fantastic opportunity to connect with the future workforce. Join us as we provide possiblities for the students in attendance. 

DC3C Frequently Asked Questions

A: Any student enrolled in a DCPS, Charter or Non-Public HS who meets the below criteria:

A: Friday, November 1, 2024, from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm


A: Armour J. Blackburn University Center is located on the campus of Howard University. The address is 2397 6th St NW, Washington, DC 20059. This location is Metro (Green & Yellow Lines) and Metro Bus (70 & 79 bus routes) accessible.


A: Students must be registered by their school. Schools can register starting in August 2024.