News and Noteworthy Archived News Items

Ask the Experts Webinar on Student Engagement Strategies

(posted November 18, 2014)

On December 11, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. CST, Dr. Reece Peterson, professor at University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present an Ask the Experts webinar entitled Strategies for Building Student Engagement–Reducing Dropout and Disciplinary Exclusion. Dr. Patterson will provide 40+ strategies schools can use to reduce student dropout and decrease the use of exclusionary discipline consequences.  REGISTER HERE

Save the Date! Upcoming Webinar

(posted November 13, 2014)

The Youth Transitions Collaborative along with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) will host the webinar: Determined to Succeed: Preparing for Postsecondary Education and Employment. December 2, 2014 from 2-4pm. Click here to register for this webinar

TAGG: Transition Assessment and Goal Generator

(posted November 10, 2014)

The Transition Assessment and Goal Generator (TAGG) is now available online at  Developed at the University of Oklahoma, TAGG is a transition assessment for students with mild to moderate disabilities who plan to seek employment and/or continue their education after high school.

CPIR Transition to Adulthood

(posted November 05, 2014)

The Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) is the new home for NICHCY resources. CLICK HERE to view their Transition to Adulthood webpage.

Transition Highlighted in Special Ed Connection

(posted October 29, 2014)

Special Ed Connection (LRP publications) keeps special educators abreast of the latest practices from across the country. Recently, 2 articles have been published focusing on transition and reference some of the work of the Transition Coalition: applying tiered intervention model to transition and using 6 constructions as a blueprint for transition planning. FIND THESE ARTICLES HERE

Ask the Experts Webinar: Are Your Students Going Directly to Work After Graduation?

(posted October 27, 2014)

Ellen Condon, Transition Projects Director at the University of Montana's Rural Institute on Disabilities will host this upcoming Ask the Experts webinar. Ellen will discuss work experiences which expose youth to work, assist them to identify interests and to build skills. Learn to plan for ongoing supports and identify self-management strategies which will assist with independence and competence on work sites. VIEW WEBINAR