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First Annual DC Secondary Transition Institute

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Opening Session

Content Sessions:

Overview of the DC RSA Vocational Rehabilitation Process and Youth in Transition Services, presented by RSA

Transition Course Spotlight: General Explorations, presented by DCPS

Self-Determination and Common Core State Standards, presented by Dr. Jennifer Cease-Cook

Pathways to Careers: Tapping into Interagency Resources & Supports, presented by Dr. Joan Kester

Introduction to OSSE’s Student-led IEP Initiative, presented by

Looking Ahead to the ADA, presented by SchoolTalk


Other Resources:


Friday, May 2, 2014

Content Sessions:

Getting Community Resources into the IEP, presented by Dr. David Test and Leila Peterson

Transition Course Spotlight: Independent Living, presented by DCPS

Opening Doors to Self-Determination, Meaningful Lives & Employment Through Use of the Positive Personal Profile, presented by Kwaku Agyeman


Closing Session:

Special thanks to those who worked so hard to make the Institute a success, including the presenters, volunteer facilitators, NSTTAC, and the DC Secondary Transition Community of Practice!