Texas Transition Conference
Join us for the 2016 Texas Transition Conference on February 18-19, 2016
The Texas Transition Conference is a two-day event, with a pre-conference session, focused on providing evidence-based practices that result in a smooth transition from school to adult life for youth with disabilities.
Participants will receive intensive training in five focus areas:
- STUDENT-FOCUSED PLANNING
- FAMILY INVOLVEMENT
- INTERAGENCY COLLABORATION
- STUDENT DEVELOPMENT
- PROGRAM STRUCTURE
Conference attendees come from all over the state of Texas and include educators, transition specialists, vocational coordinators, service agency representatives, and youth with disabilities and their families.
New for 2016
Join us for a pre-conference session on February 17, 2016
- 4:00pm-5:00 pm I'm Determined with John McNaught, M.Ed., Co-Director, Virginia Dept. Of Education- The hallmark of the self-determination project is the "Aha Moment;" the point when student, educator and /or parent see how the development of these skills leads to improved academic and personal outcomes.
- 5:15pm-6:15pm Coming together exploring family involvement in the transition process with Sean Roy, MA, Co-Director of PACER's National Parent Center on Transition and Employment- Exploring reasons why families may not be involved in the secondary tranition process and offer strategies for meaningful engagement, which can lead to improved student outcomes.
- 6:30pm-7:30pm 21st Century Transition: Educate. Measure. Adjust. Educate- Ariel Deshe, Vice President of Business Development Melissa Michaud, Clinical Product Director Oneder is technology platform that empowers educators with simple and effective tools to support transitioning students. With personalized delivery methods, visual support tools, and standards alignment—including TEKS— transition coordinators can create individualized lesson plans and learning modules to facilitate independence and career readiness. Oneder’s datatracking and automatic graphing also provides valuable insight into student progress enabling instruction to be adjusted accordingly. Whether it’s for travel training, job coaching, or curriculum based instruction, Oneder is a valuable resource for transition coordinators to teach academic, functional academic, social and behavioral skills promoting success for all transition students.
Westin Dallas Park Central
12720 Merit Dr.
Dallas, Texas 75251
2016 presentation proposals now being accepted. Click here to access application.