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June 2001 E-News


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Parent Participation and Students’ Post-School Outcomes  (November 2000)
NCSET Teleconference Transcript

http://www.ncset.org/teleconferences/transcripts/2000_11.asp
Transcript of the teleconference call held on November 15, 2000, and presented by Amy Pleet, Ed.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Reading, Special Education, and Instructional Technology, Towson University, Maryland.

 

Preparing Youth with Disabilities for Participation in Postsecondary Education and Lifelong Learning  (January 2001)
NCSET Teleconference Transcript

http://www.ncset.org/teleconferences/transcripts/2001_01.asp
Presented by Robert A. Stodden, Ph.D., Director and Professor, Center on Disability Studies, National Center for the Study of Postsecondary Educational Supports, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Teleconference held on January 24, 2001.

 

The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition: Its Mission, Structure, and Activities  (February 2001)
NCSET Teleconference Transcript

http://www.ncset.org/teleconferences/transcripts/2001_02.asp
Transcript of teleconference call held in February 2001, presented by: David R. Johnson, Ph.D., Director, National Center on Secondary Education and Transition; Bonnie Jones, Ph.D., Project Officer, Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education.

 

What's Health Got to Do With Transition? Insightful and Innovative Programs  (March 2001)
NCSET Teleconference Transcript

http://www.ncset.org/teleconferences/transcripts/2001_03.asp
Transcript of NCSET teleconference call held on March 20, 2001, presented by Patience White, MD, Executive Director, Adolescent Employment Readiness Center, Children’s Hospital; Tom Gloss, Director, Healthy & Ready to Work Federal Initiative, HRSA/Maternal and Child Health Bureau; and Patti Hackett, M.Ed., MCHB HRTW Consultant/Project Coordinator, Disability Studies and Services, Academy for Educational Development.

 

Work Experiences and Employment Through Strategic Linkages with Employers  (June 2001)
NCSET Teleconference Transcript

http://www.ncset.org/teleconferences/transcripts/2001_06.asp
Presented by Richard Luecking, President TransCen, Inc.; Steve Trippe, Executive Director New Ways Workers. Teleconference held June 27, 2001.

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Web Sites

 

Center for Research on Learning

http://www.ku-crl.org/
Focuses on research, product development, professional development, and dissemination to respond to numerous educational challenges and to get solutions into the hands of educators and learners.

 

National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)

http://cehd.umn.edu/nceo/
NCEO researches, provides technical assistance, and engages in extensive dissemination activities on the participation of youth with disabilities in national, state, and district assessments, standards-setting efforts, and graduation requirements. Visitors can link directly to state information on accommodations, accountability, alternate assessments, graduation requirements, out-of-level testing policies, participation information, and aggregated state reports.

 

National Youth Employment Coalition

http://www.nyec.org/
NYEC is a network of 180 youth employment and development organizations dedicated to promoting policies and initiatives that help youth succeed in becoming lifelong learners, productive workers, and self-sufficient citizens.


Listservs

 

Reference Points: Transition Updates from the TATRA Project

http://www.pacer.org/tatra/list/index.asp
“Reference Points: Transition Updates from the Technical Assistance on Transition and the Rehabilitation Act (TATRA)” features resources and updates to help parent organizations, advocates and professionals better serve adolescents and young adults with disabilities and their families. Subscribers receive several short e-mail messages each week featuring resources on issues affecting young adults with disabilities and their families.

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E-News was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, (Cooperative Agreement No. H326J000005). However, the opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the U. S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, or any of the six partners of the National Center on Secondary Education and Transition, and no official endorsement should be inferred.

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