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MOVE: A Mentoring and Self-Determination Initiative for African American Males with Disabilities

The Virginia Department of Education, in conjunction with I’m Determined, hosts MOVE, a three-day summit on a Virginia college campus, welcoming African-American males with disabilities and their families. To put research into practice, MOVE’s model includes: leadership by youth with disabilities, African-American male leaders and mentors, and parent training MOVE strives to empower African-American males with disabilities to overcome barriers, …

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Pre-Employment Transition Services Strategic Planning: A Collaborative Approach Webinar – Part 2

Date: September 1, 2021Register below to watch the recorded training.1 CRC credit availableAbout this EventPart Two of this training will identify the importance of collaboration with education, data sharing, and analyzing the impact of Pre-ETS programs and services. A highlight of this webinar will be Idaho VR sharing their perspective in implementing a strategic planning approach to evaluating Pre-ETS services, identifying …

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Pre-Employment Transition Services Strategic Planning: A Collaborative Approach Webinar – Part 1

Date: September 1, 2021Register below to watch the recorded training.1 CRC credit availableAbout this EventPart One of this training will focus on the benefits of Pre-ETS Strategic Planning, including activities that are important for State VR Agencies to consider when developing and evaluating their current service delivery model in the implementation of pre-employment transition services. The Pre-ETS Strategic Planning Guide that …

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RehabData Workgroup Pre-Employment Transition Services Data Tool – Webinar

Recorded December 2020The Pre-Employment Transition Services Data Tool is intended to provide national and state level data related to the provision of pre employment transition services to students with disabilities. It can provide a resource for state VR agencies to analyze their pre-employment transition services implementation service delivery and compare it to similar states and or agencies in a variety …

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Strategies for Managing the 15% Reservation of Funds – Webinar

Date: August 11, 2021Register below to watch the recorded training.No CRC credits availableAbout this EventStates are required to reserve no less than 15 percent of the Federal VR  allotment for the provision of pre-employment transition services to students with disabilities under section 113 of the Rehabilitation Act.  In this training, we will highlight 10 thought-provoking strategies, and offer potential ways of looking …

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Self-Determination Presenter Guide

This presenter guide was developed to provide presentation materials for others to use for professional development focused on teaching self-determination to students with disabilities. This packet of materials includes: a Powerpoint presentation with a script, pre/post tests for students, and a workshop evaluation. The presentation includes information on what self-determination is, why it should be taught to students, how to …