Other National Events Listed in Past Issues
Using Tools such as Individualized Learning Plans to Strengthen Career Development across Educational Settings
January 21, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Eastern)
The Youth and Adult Pathway (YAP) Series, supported by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, hosts a monthly discussion on topics pertinent to career pathway partners. YAP Event 4, January 21, 2014, is “Using Tools such as Individualized Learning Plans to Strengthen Career Development across Educational Settings,” about tools to enhance student engagement in career development and planning processes.
Summer Weekend Camps for Adults and Kids with Disabilities
January 18, 2014 - December 6, 2014
Maple Lake etc., MN
True Friends offers camping programs for children and adults with physical, developmental, and learning disabilities at five lake-and-woods sites in Minnesota: Camp Courage in Maple Lake, Camp Courage North in Lake George, Camp New Hope in McGregor, Camp Eden Wood in Eden Prairie, and Camp Friendship in Annandale. In 2014 they will offer weekend camps throughout the year, as well as day programs and week-length camps and camping trips.
Winter Camp for Adults and Kids with Disabilities
December 27, 2013 - January 8, 2014
Eden Prairie, Annandale, MN
True Friends offers camping programs for children and adults with physical, developmental, and learning disabilities at five lake-and-woods sites in Minnesota. Upcoming December 27-31 are winter break Winter Camps at Camp Eden Wood in Eden Prairie MN and Camp Friendship in Annandale MN. Upcoming January 3-8, 2014 is a winter break Winter Camp at Camp Friendship in Annandale MN.
Building Pathways to Postsecondary Education for Youth in the Foster Care System
December 18, 2013
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Eastern)
The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) will present a webinar on “Building Pathways to Postsecondary Education for Youth in the Foster Care System,” discussing the challenges of navigating postsecondary opportunities for older youth, ages 16-24, who are or have been involved in the foster care system. These youth are more likely to experience social-emotional challenges, physical health risks, and academic difficulties and need multiple supports that encourage success in all areas as they transition into adulthood. The webinar will highlight the report “Connected by 25.” AYPF is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional development organization based in Washington, DC, providing learning opportunities for policymakers, practitioners, and researchers working on youth and education issues at the national, state, and local levels.
Using CEDS to Explore Leveraging SLDS Systems for IDEA Part B Indicator 14 Reporting
December 9, 2013
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific)
The National Post-School Outcomes Center (NPSO) State Wide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) Community of Practice on “Using Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) to Explore Leveraging SLDS Systems for IDEA Part B Indicator 14 Reporting” will discuss how the CEDS web-based tools Align and Connect work and how they can be used to explore leveraging SLDS systems for IDEA Part B indicator 14 reporting. The session will show data systems that have been mapped in the Align tool and policy and research questions related to indicator 14 that are currently in the Connect tool.
Common Core State Standards and Transition Think Tank
December 9, 2013
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Eastern)
The National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC) will host a webinar, “Common Core State Standards and Transition Think Tank,” on December 9, 2013 (rescheduled from December 2, 2013) on the possible connections between Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and transition-focused skill development (e.g., self-determination, student involvement in the IEP/ ILP, career awareness, social and communication skills) for unit and lesson planning and IEP goal development. The webinar will present examples and a process for planning that aligns standards and transition-focused content for all students at the secondary level.
Understanding Accelerated Learning Across Secondary and Postsecondary Education
November 25, 2013
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (Eastern)
“Understanding Accelerated Learning Across Secondary and Postsecondary Education,” a webinar sponsored by The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) and the College and Career Readiness and Success (CCRS) Center, will discuss the CCRS Center’s recent brief of the same title and will feature a description of the categories of accelerated learning developed in the brief and presentations from programs profiled. In striving to create an education system that is responsive to the needs of all, pathways must be fostered that afford students the opportunity to move through secondary and postsecondary education at an individualized pace that meets their academic needs. Accelerated learning is as a promising tool to provide such opportunities to students.
Recruitment, Re-engagement, & Re-entry: Incorporating the Youth Voice into Juvenile Justice Reform
November 21, 2013
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM (Eastern)
“Recruitment, Re-engagement, & Re-entry: Incorporating the Youth Voice into Juvenile Justice Reform” a webinar presented by the Coalition of Juvenile Justice (CJJ), will focus on how to include youth and their families in strategies for reforming the juvenile justice system. Presenters will share examples of youth advocacy for reforms through the Models for Change initiative in Washington state.
Implementing Common Core: Supporting Teacher Implementation – Alamosa School District (CO)
November 21, 2013
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Pacific)
“Implementing Common Core: Supporting Teacher Implementation – Alamosa School District (CO)” is a WestEd webinar on the experiences of the Alamosa School district in supporting teachers’ implementation of the Common Core State Standards. The webinar will be archived for later access by those who cannot listen to the live presentation.
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November 16, 2013 - November 17, 2013
The “Inclusive Higher Education: Moving from Good Ideas to Great Outcomes” event will feature both general and concurrent sessions on topics such as Current Strategies, Lessons Learned, Policy and Legislation, Funding, etc. This event is held in conjunction with the AUCD 2013 Conference.
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