DATE & TIME TYPE LOCATION EVENT DESCRIPTION

October 24, 2018

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

In-Person Training

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

NTACT Mid-Year Cadre Meeting for State Teams

NTACT will host it's mid-year check-in day with interdisciplinary state teams. This one day event is intended to provide content relevant to teams moving forward in implementing capacity building plans developed or updated in May, 2018. Registration and a draft agenda are below. Questions, email us at ntactmail@uncc.edu. 

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October 18, 2018

3:00 PM, EST

Webinar

Webinar

Resources for Special Educators and VR Counselors in Service Provision for Youth and Young Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury

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This webinar will focus on what educators, transition teachers and VR counselors need to know in order to serve youth with TBI. Basic information about TBI, 504s, and IDEA, and its application to providing transition services to youth with TBI.
Session Outcomes: 
Increase knowledge of general TBI information. 
Increased awareness of TBI and students unique needs. 
Increased knowledge of other national laws as they relate to TBI. 
Increased understanding of quality transition planning practices and service delivery for students with TBI.
Knowledge of available resources for working with students with TBI.
 

Presenter: Dr. Melissa McCart
Melissa McCart works at the Center on Brain Injury Research and Training at the University of Oregon and the Director of the Oregon TBI Teams. She has been a special education teacher, school administrator and has taught, 
published, and studied in the delivery of services to students with TBI for 8 years.

October 04, 2018

3:00 PM ET

Webinar

Webinar

Ask the Expert: Academic Strategies for Youth with ASD

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Sponsored by NTACT, Dr. Kara Hume, Advance Research Scientist at UNC, will be detailing academic strategies to use with students on the autism spectrum that can be used across different academic content areas. Join us for the live event or recording AND the 2 week discussion for resources to use with your students!

September 20, 2018

3:00 PM, EST

Webinar

Webinar

Secondary Transition 101: What You Need to Know if You Are a First Year Secondary Teacher, VR Counselor, or Want to Assess Your Transition Practices

Session Description:

This back-to-school webinar will focus on what secondary transition teachers and VR counselors need to know in order to serve youth with disabilities in schools under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA). Basic information about IDEA, ADA, and how WIOA applies to providing transition services to youth with disabilities in high school.
Session Outcomes: 
• Increase knowledge of transition requirements in IDEA
• Increased awareness of quality transition planning practices and service delivery
• Increased knowledge of other national laws as they relate to transition 
• Increased awareness of student-centered planning, family engagement, and cultural considerations

Presenter: Dr. Diane Bassett

Diane Bassett is a Professor Emerita at the University of Northern Colorado. She has taught, published, and held grants in the delivery of transition services for over 30 years.

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August 16, 2018

3:00 PM, EST

Webinar

Webinar

Ask the Expert: Pre-ETS Overview and State/Local Implementation in Oregon

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Participate in the 2-week online discussion during August 16-August 30. Ask Ronica and Keith questions and discuss effective practices and strategies with them!

Presenters:

Ronica Marable, TA Provider at NTACT and Keith Ozols, Workforce and Youth Manager at Vocational Rehabilitation

 

August 09, 2018

3:00 PM, EST

Webinar

Webinar

Manage "Pre-Employment Transition Services in Inclusive Higher Education Settings: The what, where, and how of good collaboration"

The emergence of pre-employment transition services (Pre-ETS) provides an important new avenue for collaboration between VR and institutions of higher education serving students with intellectual disability (ID). Join staff from Think College and the Achieve program at Highline College as we share practical resources, strategies, and examples of how pre-ETS services can be offered via a college program, and how these services can help students with ID explore, and ultimately obtain, competitive integrated employment.

Session Length: 90 minutes

Session participants will:

1. Learn strategies for effectively partnering with DVR to utilize Pre-ETS funding. 

2. Learn effective approaches for establishing and maintaining relationships with employers, including developing and supporting internships based on student interest. 

3. Learn strategies for developing person-centered career exploration plans with students.

Presenters:
Julie Pollard, ACHIEVE Associate Director
John Traugott, Director, Community & Employment Services
Russ Thelin, Senior Policy Fellow, Institute for Community Inclusion
Meg Grigal, Ph.D., Co-director, Think College

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July 12, 2018

3:00 PM, EST

Webinar

Webinar

Post-School Outcomes: B-Indicator 14 Measurement Table Changes & Data Collection Implications

This webinar will provide an overview of changes to the Measurement Table for Indicator 14 for FFY 2018 SPP/APR, due February 2020. Implications for data collection will be shared.

Presenters: Charlotte Alverson, NTACT; and Deanne Unruh, NTACT

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June 21, 2018

12:00 PM Eastern Time

Webinar

Webinar

A Cross-Walk of Resources for Implementation of the Five Pre-ETS Priority Areas

During this webinar NTACT will share a variety of tools and resources that are available on national and state secondary transition related websites that address the five Pre-ETS priority areas. Resources shared will be relevant to all secondary transition stakeholders including Special Educators and Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors. State examples and resources will also be shared.

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May 15, 2018 to May 17, 2018

In-Person Training

Denver, Colorado

12th Annual Capacity Building Institute 2018

2018 NTACT Capacity Building Institute

May 15-17, 2018.  Registration Please email ntactmail@uncc.edu to confirm space, if not registered by Thursday, May 10. 

The general agenda and list of workshops and content sessions are downloadable below.

Session Materials can be found at TransitionTA.org/cbi/2018

April 26, 2018

3:00 pm EST

Webinar

Webinar

Ask the Expert: I'm Determined Website Tour

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Join Amanda Randall and Jesse Rodriguez for a tour of the I’m Determined website. Learn how to use their free resources at www.imdetermined.org to help your students become more Self-Determined!