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Easter Seals Project Action (ESPA) - Accessible Transportation

(posted April 14, 2014)

ESPA is a training and TA center derived through a cooperative effort between Easter Seals, Inc. and the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration. Project ACTION aims to improve access to public transportation for people with disabilities. Visit their website for toolkits, instructional materials, on-line courses, and a large selection of resources for educators, parents, students, and agencies.

AAPD’s 2013 Compendium on Disability Statistics Now Available

(posted April 08, 2014)

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) has announced the release of the 2013 Compendium on Disability Statistics. The Compendium is a web-based tool that pools disability statistics published by various US federal agencies together in one place. Follow this link for more details.

Work-based Learning & Fair Labor Standards Act, Webinar Recording Available!

(posted April 04, 2014)

Click here at anytime to view Ask the Experts: Ensuring that Work-based Learning for Students with Disabilities Aligns with the Fair Labor Standards Act Training Agreement presented April 3, 2014 by Dr. Mary Morningstar, Director of the Transition Coalition & professor with the KU Department of Special Education. Follow these links to presentation handouts and accompanying work-based learning checklist. Find this and more presentations related to secondary transition archived under the Publications: Presentations section of this site.

Transition Consultant Position with IA Dept. of Ed.

(posted March 18, 2014)

The Iowa Department of Education is looking for an individual to serve as State Transition Consultant.  This position is responsible for building upon established partnerships to improve the quality and effectiveness of secondary special education services.  Partners include parent organizations, local education agencies, area education agencies, Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services and other adult/community organizations.  The Iowa Department of Education encourages innovation, examination and development of effective practices and seeks an individual interested in these activities.  Please contact Barbara Guy if you have questions, 515.281.3257 or Barbara.guy@iowa.govFollow this link to the application.

2014 DCDT International Conference in Cleveland, OH

(posted March 13, 2014)

Save-the-date for the 2014 CEC Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) Conference, Transition Rocks, November 6-8 at the Renaissance Hotel in Cleveland, OH.  Stay tuned for registration details. Proposals accepted through April 21st.

TRN, Inc. Marketing & Job Development Web Training, April 2-15, 2014

(posted March 13, 2014)

TRN, Inc. has opened registration for its popular 2-week, 18-hour web training covering marketing and job development for youth and adults with disabilities. Participants may log on at any time during the course period (April 2nd-15th) to participate in the training. Learn more about TRN trainings.


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