Events

Upcoming Events

The Nuts and Bolts of Secondary Transition
When:12/20/2017
Time:8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where:OSSE, 810 First St., NE, Eighth Floor, Room 806 A & B

Educators who understand the basics of transition planning increase their capacity to develop realistic postsecondary goals, provide individualized transition services, and maintain overall Indicator 13 compliance. This introductory training will provide a brief overview of the foundational theories that guide quality transition planning.

Introduction to Secondary Transition for Middle Schools
When:01/10/2018
Time:8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where:OSSE, 810 First St., NE, Eighth Floor, Room 806 A & B

Middle school educators, administrators, and related service providers play an important role in preparing students with disabilities to gain the skills they will need to succeed in high school and in life. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires IEP teams to develop a transition plan that contains postsecondary goals in the areas of education, employment, and independent living (when appropriate) for all students with disabilities ages sixteen and older. Beginning in school year 2018/2019, IEP teams will be required to develop transition plans for students aged 14 and older based on requirements set forth by the Enhanced Special Education Services Amendment Act of 2014 passed by DC Council.

The Nuts and Bolts of Secondary Transition
When:01/10/2018
Time:12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where:OSSE, 810 First St., NE, Third Floor Grand Hall, Side B

Educators who understand the basics of transition planning increase their capacity to develop realistic postsecondary goals, provide individualized transition services, and maintain overall Indicator 13 compliance. This introductory training will provide a brief overview of the foundational theories that guide quality transition planning.

Introduction to Secondary Transition for Middle Schools
When:01/17/2018
Time:8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where:OSSE, 810 First St., NE, Third Floor Grand Hall, Side B

Middle school educators, administrators, and related service providers play an important role in preparing students with disabilities to gain the skills they will need to succeed in high school and in life. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires IEP teams to develop a transition plan that contains postsecondary goals in the areas of education, employment, and independent living (when appropriate) for all students with disabilities ages sixteen and older. Beginning in school year 2018/2019, IEP teams will be required to develop transition plans for students aged 14 and older based on requirements set forth by the Enhanced Special Education Services Amendment Act of 2014 passed by DC Council.

Events

Past Events

"The Nuts and Bolts of Secondary Transition" Training Opportunity
When:09/26/2016
Time:8:30 - 12:00
Where:Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), 810 First St. NE, 3rd Floor Grand Hall, Washington, DC 20002

Educators and practitioners who understand the basics of transition planning have increased abilities to develop realistic postsecondary goals, provide individualized transition services, and maintain Indicator 13 compliance. This introductory training will provide a brief overview of the foundational theories that guide quality transition planning. Participants will learn about secondary transition (a) best practices, (b) legal requirements, (c) tips for creating compliant secondary transition plans, and (d) how to capture this information within SEDS (Special Education Data System). Additionally, participants will receive information about interagency collaboration and become familiar with resources that can support transition plan development and implementation.

"The Nuts and Bolts of Secondary Transition" Training Opportunity
When:09/26/2016
Time:1:00 - 3:30
Where:Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), 810 First St. NE, 3rd Floor Grand Hall, Washington, DC 20002

Educators and practitioners who understand the basics of transition planning have increased abilities to develop realistic postsecondary goals, provide individualized transition services, and maintain Indicator 13 compliance. This introductory training will provide a brief overview of the foundational theories that guide quality transition planning. Participants will learn about secondary transition (a) best practices, (b) legal requirements, (c) tips for creating compliant secondary transition plans, and (d) how to capture this information within SEDS (Special Education Data System). Additionally, participants will receive information about interagency collaboration and become familiar with resources that can support transition plan development and implementation.

"The Nuts and Bolts of Secondary Transition" Training Opportunity
When:09/30/2016
Time:8:30 - 12:00
Where:Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), 810 First St. NE, 3rd Floor Grand Hall, Washington, DC 20002

Educators and practitioners who understand the basics of transition planning have increased abilities to develop realistic postsecondary goals, provide individualized transition services, and maintain Indicator 13 compliance. This introductory training will provide a brief overview of the foundational theories that guide quality transition planning. Participants will learn about secondary transition (a) best practices, (b) legal requirements, (c) tips for creating compliant secondary transition plans, and (d) how to capture this information within SEDS (Special Education Data System). Additionally, participants will receive information about interagency collaboration and become familiar with resources that can support transition plan development and implementation.

"The Nuts and Bolts of Secondary Transition" Training Opportunity
When:09/30/2016
Time:1:00 - 3:30
Where:Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), 810 First St. NE, 3rd Floor Grand Hall, Washington, DC 20002

Educators and practitioners who understand the basics of transition planning have increased abilities to develop realistic postsecondary goals, provide individualized transition services, and maintain Indicator 13 compliance. This introductory training will provide a brief overview of the foundational theories that guide quality transition planning. Participants will learn about secondary transition (a) best practices, (b) legal requirements, (c) tips for creating compliant secondary transition plans, and (d) how to capture this information within SEDS (Special Education Data System). Additionally, participants will receive information about interagency collaboration and become familiar with resources that can support transition plan development and implementation.

Learn More About Restorative Classrooms
When:10/07/2016
Time:9:00 - 4:30
Where:Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), 810 First St. NE, 3rd Floor Grand Hall, Washington, DC 20002

Learn about how classrooms all around the country have used simple tools to manage classrooms and create inclusive, socially connected, and supportive learning environments. This one-day experiential training will include an introduction to Restorative Justice and Restorative Practices, circles in the classroom, and an action planning session. Spaces are limited, so please register ASAP. This training is sponsored by OSSE and Restorative DC, a Project of SchoolTalk, Inc. Priority will be given to schools participating in Restorative DC.

Community Resource Fair Hosted by Government of District of Columbia Dept. on Disability Services
When:10/20/2016
Time:10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where:The Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW Washington DC 20001
9th Annual Mayor's Disability Awareness Expo
When:10/25/2016
Time:9:00 - 3:00
Where:Department of Employment Services (DOES) Headquarters at 4058 Minnesota Ave, NE

The Office of Disability Rights (ODR) in partnership with several District Government agencies will host the 9th Annual Mayor's Disability Awareness Expo at the DOES Headquarters at 4058 Minnesota Ave, NE, in recognition of October being National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Introduction to Secondary Transition for Middle Schools
When:12/09/2016
Time:8:30 - 3:30
Where:OSSE 810 First Street NE, Grand Hall Sides A&B
Transition Planning for English Learners
When:01/11/2017
Time:12:30 - 3:30
Where:OSSE 810 First Street Northeast Third Floor, Grand Hall Sides A/B Washington, DC 20002
Transition Planning for English Learners
When:01/11/2017
Time:8:30 - 11:30
Where:OSSE 810 First Street Northeast Third Floor, Grand Hall Sides A/B Washington, DC 20002