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National Center on Secondary Education and Transition

ESSENTIAL TOOLS —
Interagency
Transition Team Development and Facilitation


Additional Resources

Chadsey, J., Leach, L., & Shelden, D. (2001). Including youth with disabilities in educational reform: Lessons learned from school-to-work states. Retrieved from http://www.ed.uiuc.edu/SPED/tri/statestories.htm

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) Transition Research Project. (n.d.). Literature Review. Retrieved from http://www.cld.hawaii.edu/CLD_lit_review/

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) Transition Research Project. (n.d.). Products. Retrieved from http://www.cld.hawaii.edu/final_products/

ERIC Clearinghouse for Disabilities and Gifted Education. (2000). Research Connections in Special Education, 6.

Lockhart, J., Hill, B., Heinzelman, C., Anchondo, M., Rivet, K., & Kilburn, J. (1996). Best practices for transition services from school to adult life from the consumer/family viewpoint. Retrieved from http://www.everhart.leon.k12.fl.us/ts_bestprac.htm

National Center on Secondary Education and Transition. (2004). Aligning school and community resources: Frequently asked questions. Retrieved from http://www.ncset.org/topics/resources/faqs.asp?topic=20

Pacer Center, Center of Expertise. (n.d.). Interagency collaboration and transition. Retrieved from http://www.pacer.org/tatra/resources/inter.asp

Transition Coalition. (n.d.). Free publications. Retrieved from http://www.transitioncoalition.org/transition/section.php?pageId=72

U.S. Office of Special Education Programs. (1996). Eighteenth annual report to Congress on the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Activities and results of the state transition grants. Retrieved from http://www.ed.gov/pubs/OSEP96AnlRpt/appf.html

 

State Resources

Indiana’s state transition initiative for young children and families. Retrieved from http://www.indianatransition.org/

Kentucky early childhood transition. Retrieved from http://www.transitiononestop.org/InfantToddlerToPreSchool.ashx

Vermont transition Web page. Retrieved from http://www.uvm.edu/~trans/index.html

West Virginia early childhood transition steering committee. Retrieved from http://www.wvearlychildhood.org/WV_Early_Childhood_Transition_Steering_Committee.html


Table of Contents

Cover Page

Introduction

Background on Interagency Transition Teams

Four Tools for Interagency Transition Teams
Overview/Introductory Tool: Using Teaming Principles to Guide Your Work
Tool 1: How to Build an Effective Interagency Transition Team
Tool 2: How to Determine Initial Roles, Responsibilities, and the Team Vision
Tool 3: How to Conduct Interagency Transition Team Meetings
Tool 4: Knowing if Your Interagency Transition Team is On-Track and Meeting its Goals

Examples of Evidence-Based Models of Interagency Transition Teams
Arizona
Colorado
Connecticut
Pennsylvania

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Citation: Stodden, R. A., Brown, S. E., Galloway, L. M., Mrazek, S., & Noy, L. (2004). Essential tools: Interagency transition team development and facilitation. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration, National Center on Secondary Education and Transition.

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