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The Student-Centered Transitions Network is excited to offer new information and resources to stakeholders across the state!
As the lead for the Student-Centered Transitions Network, the Garrett Center at Sam Houston State University will be bringing new information and resources to you in a monthly newsletter. We hope that you will share this information with all of the districts and charters that you serve across the state. We look forward to an exciting new year for special education in Texas!
Transition Highlights For September
The Transition in Texas website will be changing to Texas Transition this month! Don’t worry if you forget because the old website will direct you to the new one. The new website will have information for parents, educators, and students. We will feature information and resources related to transitions from early to exit, secondary transition, and postsecondary outcomes for employment, education/training, and independent living.
Texas A&M will be hosting a new Statewide Capacity Building Conference in partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission and the Texas Education Agency from September 23-24, 2019 in Austin, Texas. It is intended to provide an opportunity for transition professionals in our state to collaborate as interagency teams, continue to build upon their knowledge base relative to services and resources, and set goals for the upcoming year.
Who is invited to attend?
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors and Student HireAbility Navigators
Regional, District, and School Transition Specialists and Educators
Effective September 1, 2017, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and the Texas Education Agency (TEA). The MOU is designed to promote collaboration in the delivery of transition services, including pre-employment transition services, for students with disabilities transitioning from secondary education to employment and independent living mandated by the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), as amended, and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
Where will I be able to access the Transition and Employment Guide?
Currently, the Transition and Employment Guide is available in English, Spanish, and as an accessible ePub document on theTransition in Texas website. Once the new Texas Transitionwebsite is active, you will be able to find all of the same great resources and content on the new website, including all three versions of the Transition and Employment Guide.
Where will I be able to access the Transition and Employment Designee (TED) online trainings?
Currently, the TED online trainings are available through theTransition in Texas website. Once the new Texas Transitionwebsite is active, you will be able to access the TED online trainings by visiting the new website and registering for the courses.