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OSSE Training: Developing High-Quality Transition Plans for Middle School Learners (UPDATED)

Thursday, June 13 - Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 9:30 AM to

Office of the State Superintendent of Education, Room 109
1050 First Street NE, Washington , DC 20002

Contact: Jennifer Carpenter   Jennifer.Carpenter@dc.gov  

Sponsored by: Office of the State Superintendent of Education


District regulations require that the first IEP in effect after a child with a disability reaches 14 years of age include transition assessments and services. This introductory training will prepare special education teachers and leaders serving middle school students to develop high-quality, age-appropriate transition plans.

Participants will:

  • Understand the legal requirements and evidence-based practices for developing transition plans for middle school students
  • Demonstrate the ability to write age-appropriate, individualized postsecondary goals for middle school students
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop annual transition goals that are aligned with postsecondary goals
  • Identify age-appropriate transition services that align with postsecondary goals Understand how to design a multi-year course of study that is appropriate for middle school students and aligns with postsecondary goals

Note: This training was developed for special education teachers and leaders serving students in grades 6 through 9. Space is limited and registration is required. Please register for one of the sessions. Participants will receive three OSSE professional learning units (PLUs).

Place: OSSE, 1050 First St. NE, Room 109

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Questions? Please contact Jennifer Carpenter, training and technical specialist for special education, at Jennifer.Carpenter@dc.gov.

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