The Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Center (WINTAC) is excited to announce the launch of Explore-Work.Com, a series of web-based modules for students with disabilities specific to the five required pre-employment transition service activities. Go Explore Work!
Archive — Month: October 2018
Special Education Directors, CEC, CASE, SEAA, and MENTA are teaming up to host a Superintendent of Public Instruction Forum on Wednesday, October 17. Registration is full. This event will be live streamed Wednesday October 17th 6-7pm: https://youtu.be/DgjxOZxp2Uw
The Department of Labor announced $1.9 million in new investments to improve apprenticeship opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities in high-growth industries.
Many students, teachers, families, and service providers are back to school and gearing up for a successful new year! Here are few resources to remember are available at NTACT’s website: NTACT’s Lesson Plans at Teachers Pay Teachers NTACT on Pinterest Guide to School Community Business Partnerships Effective Practices to Teach Academic, Employment, and Life Skills [Read more…]
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
This back-to-school webinar provided by NTACT focuses 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: [Read more…]
Public Notice for Public Comment Sought on Alternate Assessment 1% Cap Waiver – October 10 through October 25, 2018
The Arizona Department of Education is seeking public comment on its request for a waiver on the number of students who can be tested using an alternate assessment for statewide testing. The limit set by federal regulation states there shall be no more than 1 percent of the total number of students who are taking [Read more…]
Special Education Directors, The Leaders in Exceptional-education Addressing Diversity, Research and Service (LEADERS) grant at NAU will offer financial support to a limited number of scholars who pursue a Curriculum and Instruction (C & I) PhD program with a focus in culturally and linguistically diverse exceptional (CLDE) education. LEADERS Cohort begins in January 2019 and [Read more…]
Special Education Directors, ADE/ESS has recently become aware that guidance for the revised special education rules package from public school governing board advisor groups was significantly delayed. Understanding that this is what many public schools use to update their policy and procedures, ADE/ESS is extending the November 1, 2018 deadline for submitting special education policy [Read more…]
Special Education Directors, The final IDEA allocations have now been pushed into Grants Management within ADEConnect. The amounts were published on September 18, 2018 and PEAs can now access their funding applications to take advantage of their fully entitled allocations. If your entity already had an application that was SEA (State Education Agency) Director approved, [Read more…]