Archive — Month: October 2018


Published: October 30th, 2018

Announcing the launch of Explore-Work.com

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!

Published: October 11th, 2018

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…]

Published: October 5th, 2018

EXTERNAL OPPORTUNITY: LEADERS Grant-Funded PhD Program at NAU

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…]

Published: October 4th, 2018

PROGRAM SUPPORT & MONITORING INFO: Special Education Policies and Procedures Deadline Updated

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…]

Published: October 2nd, 2018

FISCAL INFO: Final IDEA Allocations are Loaded into Grants Management

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…]