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The Youthhood: A New Online Futures Planning Tool
Web-based Event
May 24, 2006
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM   (Central)
The North Central Regional Resource Center and the Exiting Community of Practice are offering this Web seminar on Youthhood, a free, dynamic Web-based curriculum which helps all youth set goals and plan for the future. Although Youthhood addresses youth directly, it is intended to be used in classrooms, community programs, and other settings where adults work with youth. This event will provide an overview and live tour of Youthhood and a demonstration of how to use its tools. To participate, contact Donna Johnson at johns042@umn.edu or 612-624-1143.

Career Planning Begins with Assessment
Teleconference Call
October 25, 2005
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM   (Central)
During this teleconference, presenters from the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) will discuss the needs of transitioning youth (with and without disabilities) and the importance of comprehensive assessment to plan effectively for transition. The presentation will include information on the domains of assessment, formal testing instruments, the organizational perspective, infrastructure issues, and the importance of accommodations and assistive technology in the assessment process. NOTE: The phone number has changed! To participate in this teleconference, dial 1-703-639-1159 a few minutes before the call begins, and refer to the "NCSET Teleconference Call" if asked by the operator.

Research-Based Tools and Strategies for Improving Outcomes for Secondary Youth with Disabilities
Capacity Building Institute
October 19, 2005
Albuquerque, NM
This day-long institute will provide researchers, state transition coordinators, educators, families, and other interested stakeholders with information on research results and interventions that improve outcomes for secondary youth with disabilities. The morning of the institute will focus on findings of the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2, as well as perspectives of youth about what works in helping them succeed. The afternoon sessions, small-group facilitated discussions, will provide participants opportunities to interact with researchers who will share their knowledge regarding how schooling, career preparation, youth development/youth leadership, family involvement, and connecting activities can improve outcomes for secondary youth with disabilities. This institute will precede the Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) Conference, October 20-22, Albuquerque Convention Center. It is hosted by DCDT (of the Council for Exceptional Children) and NCSET. Registration is now closed.

Yes, Youth with Disabilities Can Travel to Study Abroad
Teleconference Call
September 29, 2005
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   (Central)
During this teleconference, presenters will discuss frequently asked questions about international exchange programs and provide background on how international exchange relates to youth with disabilities. The presenters will also discuss steps for incorporating global education into U.S. student plans, a school's responsibilities regarding foreign exchange students with disabilities, and international resources and activities. Presented by Michele Scheib, Project Specialist, and Melissa Mitchell, Outreach and Training Coordinator, of Mobility International USA. To participate, dial 703-639-1162 a few minutes before the call begins, and refer to the "NCSET Teleconference Call" if asked by the operator.

Review of the 2005 National Leadership Summit
Teleconference Call
August 23, 2005
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   (Central)
Over 500 state leaders and policymakers representing secondary education, transition, workforce development, vocational rehabilitation, youth, families, and others, came together in Washington, DC, in June for the second NCSET-hosted National Leadership Summit on Improving Results for Youth. This teleconference call, presented by David R. Johnson, NCSET Director, and selected state team representatives, will briefly outline the purpose and format of the Summit; highlight the findings from the data; share perspectives from two states on how the Summit has instituted change for them,; and communicate Summit follow-up technical assistance strategies. To participate, dial 703-639-1365 a few minutes before the call begins, and refer to the “NCSET Teleconference Call” if asked by the operator.

Utilizing Federal Financial Aid to Fund Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities
Teleconference Call
July 19, 2005
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   (Central)
Dan Klock, Program Specialist and Policy Liaison with the Federal Office of Student Financial Aid, will cover issues and resources related to financial aid for postsecondary students with a focus on students with disabilities. Included in the discussion will be general student eligibility requirements, "Ability to Benefit", Title IV Programs, and Web-based resources. To participate, dial 703-639-1175 a few minutes before the call begins, and refer to the “NCSET Teleconference Call” if asked by the operator.

Live Demonstration of Youthhood.org
NCSET Web-based Event
July 14, 2005
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM   (Central)
See a live demonstration of The Youthhood Web site (http://www.youthhood.org) from your own computer during one of these interactive Web conferences. Youthhood.org is NCSET’s new interactive Web-based curriculum developed to help young adults plan for life after high school. NCSET personnel leading the development of this site will show you the power of this interactive and dynamic Web site using Web conferencing software (participants will need to test their computers prior to joining the event). Space is limited and RSVP is required by July 8, 2005.

Live Demonstration of Youthhood.org
NCSET Web-based Event
July 13, 2005
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM   (Central)
See a live demonstration of The Youthhood Web site (http://www.youthhood.org) from your own computer during one of these interactive Web conferences. Youthhood.org is NCSET’s new interactive Web-based curriculum developed to help young adults plan for life after high school. NCSET personnel leading the development of this site will show you the power of this interactive and dynamic Web site using Web conferencing software (participants will need to test their computers prior to joining the event). Space is limited and RSVP is required by July 8, 2005.

Live Demonstration of Youthhood.org
NCSET Web-based Event
July 12, 2005
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM   (Central)
See a live demonstration of The Youthhood Web site (http://www.youthhood.org) from your own computer during one of these interactive Web conferences. Youthhood.org is NCSET’s new interactive Web-based curriculum developed to help young adults plan for life after high school. NCSET personnel leading the development of this site will show you the power of this interactive and dynamic Web site using Web conferencing software (participants will need to test their computers prior to joining the event). Space is limited and RSVP is required by July 8, 2005.

Youthhood.org: NCSET’s New Interactive Curriculum for Youth
Teleconference Call
June 29, 2005
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   (Central)
The Youthhood Web site (http://www.youthhood.org) is NCSET’s new interactive Web-based curriculum developed to help young adults plan for life after high school. The site addresses youth directly yet is intended to be used as a curriculum within a classroom, community program, or any other setting where adults are working with youth to help them set goals and plan for the future. Presenters of this teleconference will provide background information on the development of the site, an overview of its contents and features, and information on how to utilize the site to help all youth plan for life after high school. Participants will need to be at their computers (connected to the Internet) during the second half of the call to view the Web site online. To participate in this teleconference, dial 1-703-639-1157 a few minutes before the call begins, and refer to the "NCSET Teleconference Call" if asked by the operator.

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