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Meeting Summary & Resources

The DC ST CoP December meeting focused on DC Interagency State Plan Focus Area 3: High-quality Work-Based Learning Experiences (WBLE) for Students with Complex Support Needs.


PowerPoint Presentation Slide Deck


Activity:


CoP members created a community map of potential business partnerships to increase the variety of industry partnerships for high-quality WBLE for students with complex support needs. If you are interested in learning more about this project, please email [email protected].


WBLE Resources:






DC Secondary Transition Community of Practice Website

For DC Secondary Transition Community of Practice updates and past meeting materials, visit our website: http://www.schooltalkdc.org/st-cop/

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Requests for Collaboration

Host a Secondary Transition Community of Practice

Information Session

Do you want to share your expertise, highlight organizational successes or best practices in action, or just take on a more active role in the DC Secondary Transition Community of Practice? Sign up to host one of our monthly information sessions. Desired topics include:


  • Career & technical education for students with disabilities
  • Work-based learning opportunities
  • Customized employment
  • Virtual Secondary Transition Programming
  • Data sharing & tracking
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Announcements

AG Bell Learning Experience and Adventure Program (LEAP)

WHERE: VIRTUAL


LEAP is a fun, FREE virtual program that will help teens gain confidence in virtual

environments, develop stronger self-advocacy skills, and connect them with new

friends from across the globe.


Teens will learn more about themselves and their strengths from the Clifton Strengths Assessment, an assessment tool that has been used by more than 26 million people worldwide!


Space is limited to 50 teens per session and sessions fill up fast, so don’t wait!


SESSION DATES


Session 1: January 21-22, 2022

Session 2: March 6, 2022


Session 3: May 6-7, 2022

Session 4: 8-9, 2022


Session 5:

September 23-24, 2022


Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.


VISIT WWW.AGBELLLEAP.COM FOR PROGRAM AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION.

AG Bell Leadership Opportunities for Teens (LOFT)

WHERE: WASHINGTON, D.C.


LOFT is a four-day sleep-away program designed for students to develop or

strengthen skills in individual leadership, teamwork, group dynamics,

communication, and self-advocacy.


LOFT builds connections, respect, and camaraderie among teens who share a

common bond. This is a great opportunity for high school and college-bound teens

interested in an enlightening and confidence-building experience away from

home with their peers. Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART) and a

sound field system are provided during classroom sessions. LOFT counselors are

AG Bell members who are adults living with hearing loss.


SESSION DATES


Session 1: July 24-28, 2022


Session 2: July 30-August 3, 2022


Applications will be accepted from December 10 to February 25.


VISIT WWW.AGBELLLOFT.COM FOR PROGRAM, SCHOLARSHIP AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION.

Questions?

Please contact Chelsea Kovacs, Secondary Transition Manager, at [email protected]g.

Mission Statement

The DC Secondary Transition Community of Practice supports DC youth with disabilities as they transition into a self-directed life. We are a city-wide, cross section of stakeholders who come together to strengthen our individual and collective ability for action.

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