UPCOMING “Cross Agency Coordinated Assessment for Secondary Transition Students/Youth Three Part Webinar Series”

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SESSION #1 – Assessment definitions, requirements and operationalization, as authorized by IDEA and the Rehabilitation Act, as amended by WIOA

May 16, 2019 3:00 PM EST

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Assessment is the ongoing collaborative process of collecting information about a student’s interests, preferences, and needs as it relates to the current and future demands of working, education, living, personal, and social environments. In this webinar, we will examine the definitions and requirements related to assessment as authorized by IDEA and the Rehabilitation Act, as amended by WIOA, and will begin discussing effective strategies to operationalize a coordinated assessment process.

SESSION #2 – Assessment planning practices and coordination with cross-agency partners

June 13, 2019 3:00 PM EST

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In this webinar, we will build upon the information presented in session # 1 of this series and continue our discussion regarding strategies to operationalize a coordinated assessment process. In this session, there will be a discussion regarding the various types of assessment, how to request and share information, and considerations for interpreting and utilizing data.

SESSION #3 – Engaging students/youth and families in the assessment process: case studies, strategies and resources

July 11, 2019 3:00 PM EST

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Ensuring that students/youth and families have an understanding and are actively engaged in the assessment process is a critical aspect of a coordinated assessment process. This session will present information from the Youth and Family Supplement Sections of the Cross-Agency Coordinated Assessment Guide. This webinar will also explore the assessment case studies, informational links, and sample instruments included in the Cross-Agency Coordinated Assessment Guide.