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Secondary Transitions

UW ECHO in Secondary Transitions provides ongoing support for educators and state and local agencies working with students transitioning from the K-12 education systems into postsecondary education, employment and community living settings.

Network participants could include school administrators, transition coordinators, general and special education teachers, paraeducators, case managers, school counselors, school psychologists, state agency staff, and special education service providers including OTs, PTs, SLPs, etc.

UW ECHO in Secondary Transitions is a collaboration with the Wyoming Department of Education, Wyoming Department of Corrections, and the Wyoming Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Sessions are held Tuesdays, Biweekly from 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. via Zoom videoconferencing technology.

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Date

Learning Topics - Fall 2017

Presenter

Sept. 19

Indicator 13 - Review of Data and Areas of Need - Part 1

Session is designed to take learners through the most essential elements related to meeting Special Education IEP compliance for IDEA transition elements or otherwise measured by Indicator 13 requirements. This session will focus on definitions of the elements as well as practical examples and non-examples of both compliance as well as legally defensible methods of developing compliant and effective transition focused IEPs.  

 

Kelly Zink, Education Consultant
Division of Individual Learning, WDE

Jon Paul Burden, Director of Exceptional Student Services, Weld County School District, CO

Oct. 3

Indicator 13 - Review of Data and Areas of Need - Part 2
Session is designed to take learners through the most essential elements related to meeting Special Education IEP compliance for IDEA transition elements or otherwise measured by Indicator 13 requirements. This session will focus on definitions of the elements as well as practical examples and non-examples of both compliance as well as legally defensible methods of developing compliant and effective transition focused IEPs. 

Kelly Zink, Education Consultant
Division of Individual Learning, WDE

Jon Paul Burden, Director of Exceptional Student Services, Weld County School District, CO

Oct. 17

EnvisionIT; Leveraging Information Technology (IT) Literacy for
Secondary Transition Assessment and Planning
In this presentation, participants will be introduced to the online EnvisionIT (EIT) curriculum. EIT is an evidence-based, standards-aligned intervention that teaches ELA, technology, and financial literacy skills in the context of college and career readiness to students in grades 8-12.

Margo Izzo, Ohio State University

Oct. 31

VocFit: Customized Employment Supports to Optimize Age-Appropriate Transition Assessment and Outcomes
VocFit.com is a novel decision support system that informs the shared decision-making process central to customized employment.

Andy Persch, Ohio State University

Nov. 14

Wyoming Department of Education and Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Partnership
Session will discuss the partnership between WDE and DVR so that schools have a better understanding of services offered by these State agencies.

Ann Armel, DVR

Kelly Zink, WDE

Nov. 28

Wyoming Resources - Part 1
Participants will learn about Wyoming resources available in the state to support students transitioning from the K-12 education system to post-secondary, employment or independent living.

Coming Soon

Dec. 12

Wyoming Resources - Part 2
Participants will learn about waiver services available in the state to support students transitioning  from the K-12 education system to post-secondary, employment or independent living.

Coming Soon

Download a copy of the 2017 - 2018 ECHO in Secondary Transitions brochure.


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