CATEGORY DATE & TIME EVENT DESCRIPTION

September 07, 2017

3:00 pm EST

Implementing Evidence-Based Practices to Increase Graduation Rates and Decreasing Dropout Rates for Students with Disabilities in Pennsylvania

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Schools in Pennsylvania are working to increase the graduation rate and decrease the dropout rate for students with disabilities by utilizing a State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP).  Participants will learn about Evidence-Based Practices to increase graduation rates, and how to work with stakeholders to design and implement a statewide plan at the local level.

Presenters:  Dr. Victor Rodriguez-Diaz and Dr. Laura Moran

This webinar will be recorded and a captioned recording will be available after the webinar; however, live captioning services are not available during the webinar.

August 10, 2017

3:00 pm EST

Vocational Rehabilitation Outcomes for Students Participating in a Model Seamless Transition Program - Webinar

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) represents significant promise for improving transition outcomes when implemented in the context of proven transition service models. 

This webinar will be captioned and will be available within a week or so.

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June 08, 2017

3 - 4 PM (Eastern)

Career Counseling for Students with Significant Disabilities: Strategies for Success

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May 11, 2017

3:00 pm EST

Ask the Expert: "Gaining Momentum in Middle Schools - Wisconsin Strategies"

In this Ask the Expert event Nancy Molfenter and Jennifer Hilgendorf will provide strategies and materials that have been used in Wisconsin to provide middle schools with appropriate transition practices.

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April 28, 2017

12:00 p.m. EST

State-Defined Alternate Diplomas

This webinar was desinged to clarify what ESSA says about the state-definded alternate diploma and to generate discussion about the pros and cons and to identify the next steps the states will take.

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April 13, 2017

3 - 4pm

Dropout Prevention, Graduation, and Postsecondary Education Preparation Resources from NTACT

NTACT staff will walk participants through resources available to help students with disabilities persist and succeed in middle and high school, as well as prepare for success in postsecondary education and training. Join us for a website resources tour!

A captioned recording of NTACT's webinars will be made available, approximately one week after the live event. 

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March 30, 2017

3:00 PM, EST

Ask the Expert - "Attendance Matters"

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This event will be an opportunity to participate in a webinar on this topic and then engage in an online discussion with the presenter for two weeks after the event.

Pat Halle, Maryland Attendance Expert

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A captioned recording will be posted approximately one week after the webinar.

March 09, 2017

3:00 pm EST

VR & School Partnerships to create Community-Based Work Experience Opportunities for Students and Youth with Complex Support Needs

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Join staff from the national technical assistance centers on this webinar on strategies for partnerships between schools and vocational rehabilitation to support students with high support needs in community-based work.  

The audio/video archive of this webinar will be posted within 48 hours of the live webinar.  A captioned recording will be posted approximately one week after the webinar.

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February 09, 2017

3:00 pm EST

Competitive Integrated Employment Products & Tools: An NTACT/WINTAC Infomercial

NTACT has partnered with practitioners in the field and the WINTAC to develop Competitive Integrated Employment resources. The focus of the resources is planning and implementing employment preparation activities for secondary students with disabilities. The resources are intended for practitioners in education, vocational rehabilitation, other services, employers, families, and youth. We look forward to walking through them with you. 

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January 12, 2017

3:00 pm EST

Manage "Partnering in Student Success: Georgia shares their successes and opportunities in working across divisions at the DOE (CTE & Special Education) and collaboratively with Georgia VR"

This webinar will provide an example for how Georgia coordinates across Career & Technical Education (CTE), special education, and vocational rehabilitation to improve access to services and improve outcomes for youth with disabilities in their state. Presenters will share data, lessons learned, and suggestions for implementation along with local examples of change!

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