Developing a High-Quality Transition Plan
Introduction To Course
Welcome to our course on Developing a High-Quality Transition Plan! A meaningful transition plan serves as the cornerstone of the transition planning process, and builds the bridge to students’ post school success.
- Understand the best practices and IDEA 2004 requirements for developing the transition component of the IEP
- Have the skills needed to write meaningful, measurable postsecondary goals and understand their relationship to the rest of the transition plan
- Demonstrate ability to identify age-appropriate transition services that align with postsecondary goals
- Understand how to design a multi-year course of study that aligns with postsecondary goals
- Have the skills needed to write annual IEP goals that track both academic and functional progress and are aligned with postsecondary goals
- Understand the key components in a summary of performance and its role in transition planning
- Understand how to effectively involve students in planning and leading their own IEP meeting
- Identify all of the key players in the IEP meeting and understand their roles/responsibilities
- Do my students’ transition plans contain all of the components of a quality transition plan? Which components may be missing?
- What is my process when developing postsecondary goals for my students? What factors do I take into consideration?
- How can I get my students’ families involved in the transition process and planning? What is their role in transition planning?
- How can I partner with related service providers to meaningfully include them in the planning process?
- What steps can I take to increase my students’ participation in all aspects of the transition planning process?
- What do I consider when writing a course of study? Do I revise it when necessary?
- When writing a summary of performance, how am I including student input? What questions could I be asking my students to get more input from them?