QI-2 (Quality Indicators of Exemplary Transition Program Needs Assessment)

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How are you doing? The QI-2 assessment instrument is designed to help determine the most critical needs within transition programs.

How to use the QI-2:
Take the QI-2 and score your transition program across 7 domains.
Identify areas that need improvement.
Create a plan for making targeted changes to your program.

Are you ready?

TC suggests:

Higher! Higher! Get your QI-2 domain scores up. Our comprehensive learning modules align with domain objectives in the QI-2. Improve your strengths and address problem areas by working through a module.

Transition Assessment

Transition Assessment Learning Module

Get help with defining, implementing, and interpreting assessment data. You will explore recommended practices and relate assessment to your transition process.



Working With Families

Working with families learning module

Explore some of the unique strengths and challenges encountered when working with families. Learn how to collaborate, overcome barriers, and increase mutual understanding in parent-professional partnerships.

Strategies for School Completion

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Boost your student involvement score! This comprehensive module will help you approach and find solutions for keeping kids interested in school.


Consent Statement (To take the QI-2, please read and agree below)

The Transition Coalition with the University of Kansas, Department of Special Education supports the practice of protection for human subjects participating in research. The following information is provided for you to decide whether you wish to participate in the present study. You should be aware that even if you agree to participate, you are free to withdraw at any time without penalty.

We are conducting this study to better understand the transition program needs of school districts. This will entail your completion of an online needs assessment. The needs assessment is expected to take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

The content of the needs assessment should cause no more discomfort than you would experience in your everyday life. Although participation may not benefit you directly, we believe that the information obtained from this study will help us gain a better understanding of the specific needs school districts have in meeting the transition needs of their secondary special education students. Your participation is solicited, although strictly voluntary. Your name will not be associated in any way with the research findings. If you would like additional information concerning this study before or after it is completed, please feel free to contact us by phone or mail.

Completion of the survey indicates your willingness to participate in this project and that you are at least age 18. If you have any additional questions about your rights as a research participant, you may call (785) 864-7429 or write the Human Subjects Committee Lawrence Campus (HSCL), University of Kansas, 2385 Irving Hill Road, Lawrence, Kansas 66045-7563, email [email protected]

You may withdraw your consent to participate in this study at any time. You also have the right to cancel your permission to use and disclose information collected about you at any time by sending your written request via email to: Dana Lattin, Transition Coalition Research Project Director at [email protected]