CATEGORY DATE & TIME EVENT DESCRIPTION

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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December 08, 2016

3:00 pm EST

"IDEA Reauthorization: Seeking Guidance"

NTACT seeks your guidance for items and or language for IDEA reauthorization, specific to secondary transition. This webinar meeting will be interactive; so please bring your thoughts and guidance to the meeting. 

Webinar Materials:

Link to respond to questions posed during webinar about IDEA reauthorization for secondary transition:

https://oregon.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cLOxAD4JlAvCQjr

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November 10, 2016

3:00 pm EST

NTACT Webinar Series - "Moving Beyond Compliance to Outcomes through Quality Implementation: Tools to Use"

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This webinar will provide examples for how two states have focused on quality implementation of the IEP for transition goal implementation. Two State Directors of Special Education, will share insights for how they have wrestled with examining the quality of transition services in the compliance monitoring process for quality transition-related IEPs in their states. Presenters will share data, lessons learned, and suggestions for implementation. Please see link for captioned webinar.

Presenters:  Barbara Guy, State Director of Special Education, Iowa and David Sienko, State Director of Special Education, Rhode Island

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October 13, 2016

3:00 pm EST

Creating Working Relationships for Parents, Schools, and VR: Two Grassroots Examples

Parent center staff, educators, VR counselors, Program developers, families, and students are invited to learn how to create meaningful working relationships with grassroots partners. Learn from parent centers how they have reached diverse communities and creative working relationships with families, VR, youth, and other professionals to improve the lives of youth with disabilities.

Presenters: 
Debby Loveall-Stewart, Project Director of STELLAR (Supporting Transition to Engaged Lives by Linking Agency Resources, at Missouri Parents Act (MPACT)
Miho Onaka, Project Director at Open Doors for Multicultural Families in Washington

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Education Preparation

October 06, 2016

3:00 pm EST

NTACT "Ask the Expert"

Transition Tips to Start Your Year Off Right!

Sponsored by NTACT Dr. Mary Morningstar and Sarah Roberts share strategies about what you can do to start your year off right. Learn about the most important domains for transition, and how to prioritize your time and energies! Get ideas, new resources, advice and strategies. This event is for ALL transition stakeholders (teacher, coordinator, VR counselor, agency personnel).

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Effective Practices & Predictors

September 08, 2016

3:00 pm EST

Inclusive Transportation and Mobility Options to Support Youth & Young Adults Transition to Success

Inclusive transportation options for youth with disabilities as they leave high school will be shared. Educators, VR counselors, families, and students will learn to leverage mobility management systems and resources in their community to enhance transportation choice. 

Presented by:  Judy L. Shanley, Ph.D. Asst. VP, Education & Youth Transition, and Co-Director, National Center for Mobility Management, Easterseals Inc., Chicago, IL

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