Funding Available for High School Transition Clubs
The Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities (FCSUA) has $6,000 in annual funding to high schools to develop and implement College and Career Transition Clubs (CCT Clubs) throughout Florida.
CCR Anchor Standards and Transition Resource
Transition skills and academic skills can be taught simultaneously. With this tool, we aligned Common Core College and Career Readiness Standards, Common Core Language Arts Standards, and research-identified skills students need to obtain employment or participate in further education after high school. The activities and annual transition goals are arranged on a continuum to accommodate students with the least support needs to students with more support needs.
High School vs. College Expectations
This document reveals in one page the differences in academic and independent life expectations between high school and college. An excerpt from a journal article regarding students with learning disabilities, it is critically relevant for secondary teachers, parents, and students interested in a college pathway.
Student College Resource Guide
This 28 page guide (2018) contains tips and suggestions by students – for students, as well as a student-friendly college checklist, college planning tool, strategies to discuss college with parents and much more. A great downloadable tool for teachers, families, and students when considering college.
Mobile App List For Teachers
This link contains a list of apps for the following uses: File Management; Graphic Organizers or Mind Mapping; Notetaking, Drafting, and Editing; Curriculum Organization; Assessment.
Guide Posts for Success
The National Collaborative on Workforce & Disability for Youth (CWD/Youth) has identified Guideposts for Success based on what research tells us that all youth need to transition to adulthood successfully. For secondary educators & families.
State of IPSE in Florida
Dr. Kathleen Becht’s presentation about the state of IPSE programs in Florida, given at the Hartwick Secondary Symposium June of 2019.
Building a Bridge to a Bright Future: Self-Determination and 21st Century Work-Life Skills
Dr. Michael Wehmeyer’s keynote speech, given at the Hartwick Secondary Symposium June of 2019.
Building a Bridge to a Bright Future: Promoting Self-Determination, Student Involvement, and Self-Determined Learning
Dr. Michael Wehmeyer’s breakout session, given at the Hartwick Secondary Symposium June of 2019.
Newly Released US ED IPSE Guidance
The 16 page document, Increasing Postsecondary Opportunities and Success for Students and Youth with Disabilities was released September 17, 2019 by the US Education Department, as a question/answer format, to clarify 4 target areas of postsecondary education for this population:
- Enrollment opportunities in postsecondary education programs for high school students with disabilities;
- Enrollment opportunities in postsecondary education programs for young adults with disabilities, who have exited the high school;
- Coordination of services, funded by IDEA and VR, students with disabilities may receive when attending a postsecondary education program;
- Access to financial aid for students with intellectual disabilities enrolled in comprehensive transition and postsecondary education programs.