DATE & TIME TYPE LOCATION EVENT DESCRIPTION

January 01, 2016

Webinar

Introducing NTACT

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December 14, 2017

3:00 pm EST

Webinar

Webinar

Lessons Learned from Three Re-entry Programs for Young Offenders with Disabilities

Re-entry into the school and community is difficult for young offenders with disabilities leaving incarceration. This webinar will highlight 3 OSEP-funded model demonstration projects targeting this population: Project MAP (Making a Map—Finding my way Back) Univ. of MN; Project RISE (Reentry Intervention and Support for Engagement) Ariz. State Univ.; Project STAY OUT (Strategies Teaching Adolescent Young Offenders to Use Transition Skills) Univ. of Oregon. Lessons learned and outcomes from 4 years of implementation will be shared. 

Presenters:

David Emenheiser, Office of Special Education Programs, Project Officer; Sarup Mathur, Arizona State University; Heather Griller Clark, Arizona State University; David Johnson, University of Minnesota; Xueqin Qian, University of Minnesota; Deanne Unruh, University of Oregon

"A Better Path, A Better Future Evaluation Report - click here

NDTAC "Transition Toolkit 3.0: Meeting the Educational Needs of Youth Exposed to the Juvenile Justice System" - click here

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January 12, 2017

3:00 pm EST

Webinar

Webinar

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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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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January 21, 2016

2:00 -3:00 PM

Webinar

Meaningful Family Engagement to Improve Transition Planning and Services

Josie Badger, Resources for Access, Independence, Self-Advocacy and Employment (RAISE) and Debra Jennings, Center for Parent Information and Resources and RAISE 

February 15, 2018

3:00 pm EST

Webinar

Webinar

Need Evidence-based Practices for Secondary Transition and Pre-ETS implementation?

This webinar will share how to navigate the myriads of evidence-based and predictors for post-school success resources for dropout prevention/school engagement, Pre-ETS implementation, and online professional development available through the NTACT website and the Transition Coalition. Resources will be shared relevant to Special Educators, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, along with state level SEA and VR contacts. 

Presenters: Catherine Fowler & Mary Morningstar

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April 21, 2016

2 - 3 PM (Eastern)

Webinar

NTACT Ask the Expert

Risky Business: Risk Factors for Dropping Out & the NTACT Risk Calculator with Dr. Matthew Klare, NTACT

Matt discusses risk factors associated with students who drop out, identifying those risk factors early, and the NTACT Risk Calculator, a free web-based method of determining student risk.

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December 10, 2015

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Webinar

Online Webinar

NTACT Evidence-Based and Promising Practices

October 19, 2017

3:00 pm EST

Webinar

Webinar

NTACT Evidence-Based Practices, Tools, and Resources to Support Academic Engagement for Secondary Students with Disabilities

This webinar will provide information about secondary academic evidence-based practices (EBPs) identified by NTACT staff, including tools and resources to support academic engagement. Participants will gain (a) knowledge of secondary academic EBPs, (b) specific strategies for implementation, and (c) tools and resources to support implementation and evaluation of secondary academic EBPs.

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October 19, 2016

8:00am - 5:00pm

In-Person Training

Myrtle Beach, SC

NTACT Mid-Year "Check and Connect" Cadre Meeting

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