Webinars


View any of the Webinar video streams below to find new  ways to enhance your secondary practices and programs! 

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Student Engagement Strategies

Sponsored by NTACT, Dr. Reece Peterson, Professor Emeritus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will share resources and strategies to get student’s engaged. His website, Student Engagement Project, focuses on two main areas: strategies to reduce exclusionary discipline and strategies to reduce school dropout. Get ideas, new resources, advice and strategies for individual student planning and school improvement planning!

LIVE EVENT:  September 21, 2017    REGISTER NOW! 
ONLINE CHAT:  September 21-October 5, 2017

 



Moving Beyond Compliance to Outcomes: Tools to Use

This webinar provides examples of how two states have focused on quality implementation of the IEP for transition goal implementation. The State Directors of Special Education in Iowa (Barbara Guy) and Rhode Island (David Sienko) share how they have wrestled with examining the quality of transition services in IEPs. Presenters share lessons learned, data, and suggestions for implementation.



Transition Coalition & NTACT Online Resources

Dana Lattin of the Transition Coalition and NTACT provides a guided tour of the online resources on the Transition Coalition and NTACT websites.  Use these to enhance transition programs or provide instructional or assessment activities with students.



Implementing School-Wide PBIS for High School

Dr. Hank Bohannon discusses School-wide Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports (SW-PBIS, a multi-tiered system of support for behavior) as an effective practice for all ages and its unique challenges at the high school level. Dr. Bohannon shares strategies & structures that facilitate effective SW-PBIS at the high school level.



Ensuring that Work-based Learning for Students with Disabilities Aligns with the Fair Labor Standards Act Training Agreement

Dr. Mary Morningstar discusses the importance of work-based learning for youth with disabilities to promote employment post school outcomes. Ensuring employment programs adhere to the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act Training Agreement (1992) is an important aspect of positive work-based learning programs. Become familiar with the four components of the FLSA and requirements for work-based learning experiences.



What Does it Take to be College and Career Ready?

Dr. Mary Morningstar, Director of the Transition Coalition & Associate Professor at the University of Kansas, Department of Special Education and Dr. Allison Lombardi, Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut present this webinar. It focuses on six primary areas that should be addressed when preparing students with disabilities for college and careers.



Preparing Youth with Low Incidence Disabilities for Employment

Ellen Condon, Transition Projects Director at the University of Montana’s Rural Institute on Disabilities discusses work experiences for youth with disabilities including identification of and planning for student’s individualized support needs to increase independence at work sites. Creating opportunities for work experience in rural areas is also addressed.



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