Improving Postsecondary Outcomes for All Students with Disabilities
Welcome to NTACT's website! NTACT’s purpose is to assist State Education Agencies, Local Education Agencies, State VR agencies, and VR service providers in implementing evidence-based and promising practices ensuring students with disabilities, including those with significant disabilities, graduate prepared for success in postsecondary education and employment.
Resources & Guidance
NTACT provides resources and guidance in the following areas:
Guidance for student-centered transition planning, education, and services. Resources include online modules, toolkits, checklists, practice descriptions, lesson plans, work-based learning experience guidance, and resources for students. Video Overview
Effective Practices and Predictors
NTACT disseminates resources to guide practice that are developed from the best available evidence of effectiveness. Throughout our website resources developed directly from the research are indicated as Evidence-Based, Research-Based, or Promising.
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NTACT hosts "toolkits" of resources on a variety of topics, related to secondary education and services for students with disabilities and the capacity building associated with improving such education and services. These toolkits provide an overview and then step-by-step guidance and resources on the specific topic. In this section you'll find resources on content such as competitive integrated employment, or transition assessment; as well as strategies such as planning and implementing evaluation of your work, or hosting a transition fair. Take a look!
Team Leader Sustainability
Guidance to assist state and local transition team leaders as they effective build, implement, and sustain team plans to improve services for secondary students with disabilities. The toolkit provides guidance on team structures and planning to sustain the work through turnover and policy changes.
A transition institute is a strategy for building capacity in a state to improve practice. It integrates professional development, data-based decision making, and collaborative strategic planning. This toolkit guides a state team through every step in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of statewide transition institutes.