NCSET Events Listed in Past Issues
Employer Champions: Success Stories on Engaging Youth with Disabilities in the Workplace
July 30, 2002
1:00 AM - 2:00 AM (Central)
NCSET teleconference call held July 30, 2002. Presenters shared about (a) the inclusion of youth with disabilities in highly technical careers; (b) the long-standing success of one employer who integrates academic and career preparation into the workplace; and (c) the work of an international company, located in an rural area, that engages youth with disabilities in mentoring and career development activities. Presented by Mark Donovan, Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities; Cassandra D. Black, NASA, Kennedy Space Center; and Jerry A. Brown, Musco Sports Lighting. The transcript of this call is now available.
Access, Participation, and Progress in the General K-12 Curriculum
Capacity Building Institute
July 10, 2002
This capacity building institute will provide researchers, leaders, policy makers, and national experts an opportunity to engage in a dialogue on current views, build consensus on critical issues, and generate solutions and strategies. This institute is being held in conjunction with the 2002 Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Research Project Directors’ Conference to facilitate the attendance of researchers working in areas related to accessing the general curriculum. In addition to researchers, the institute is open to other stakeholders as space permits. Presenters include Tracey Hall, Ph.D.; Margaret McLaughlin, Ph.D.; Martha Minow, Ed.M., J.D.; and David Rose, Ed.D.
Preparation for and Support of Youth with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education & Employment: Implications for Policy, Priorities, and Practice
July 8, 2002
This event is offered by NCSET's Post-school Outcomes Network, located at the Center on Disability Studies in Hawaii. The purpose of the Summit is to share synthesis of findings and make recommendations for new policy, priorities, and practice concerning the preparation for and support of young people with disabilities in postsecondary education. The Summit will include data and information from a National Network of individuals, programs, and research centers, with implications for disability focused federal policy, priorities, and practice.
"Ticket to Work" and Transition: Making the Connection
June 27, 2002
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
NCSET teleconference call held June 27, 2002. "Ticket to Work" has been called "the most important legislation for persons with disabilities since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)" – but do you know how it can benefit young adults with disabilities? The transcript of this call is now available.
Postsecondary Supports for Individuals with Disabilities: Latest Research Findings
May 21, 2002
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
NCSET teleconference call held May 21, 2002 to discuss some of the latest research in four target areas: nature and range of supports and postsecondary programs; contribution of technological advances and their impact; effectiveness of supports as measured against outcomes; and carry over of educational supports to employment. Implications for policy and practice will be presented. Presenters included Robert Stodden, Director of the National Center for the Study of Postsecondary Educational Supports (NCSPES) and Theresa Wheeley, Coordinator NCSPES. The transcript of this call is now available.
Connecting to Success: Mentoring Through Technology to Promote Student Achievement -- The Iowa ExperiencePrevious 10 Results: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
April 23, 2002
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Central)
NCSET teleconference call held April 23, 2002 to explore the state of Iowa's experience with Connecting to Success. Presenters included Mary Mack, the Associate Director of the National Center on Secondary Education and Transition; Katharine Hill, Program Coordinator for Connecting to Success; Barbara McClannahan, Project Manager for the Iowa Paths Systems Change Grant; and Tammy Rogers, School-to-Work Coordinator for Bettendorf, Iowa. The transcript of this call is now available.
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