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Training Opportunity: Transition Tuesdays - Engaging Families in Transition Planning

The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education is pleased to announce the following training opportunity:

Transition Tuesdays - Engaging Families in Transition Planning

This series will provide families, students, and educators with information and insights to enhance family members’ participation within the transition process of the IEP. Interviews with families and students, sharing their experiences with transition planning, will be used to guide discussions and learning. Participants will experience how to be active members in transition planning - before the IEP, during the IEP, and after the IEP.

Before the IEP
October 26, 2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
An IEP meeting to discuss the transition process can be overwhelming. Doing some work to prepare for the meeting can make the IEP meeting more productive. What questions should you be ready to answer? What information can you share about your student? During this session, the presenters will discuss how to effectively prepare for the IEP meeting. They will share resources to assist families, students, and educators prepare for the IEP meeting.
Presenters:
Diane Perry, Family Resource Specialist, PEAL Center
Khaleya Spence, Youth Training and Leadership Coordinator, PEAL Center

During the IEP
January 25, 2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
How can families be active members during the IEP meeting? It takes some preparation, but all families, along with their students, should be ready to share their future goals and offer plans for accomplishing these goals. Together, the IEP team can develop IEPs that address the students’ post-secondary goals. During this session, the presenter will provide an overview of how families can engage during the IEP meeting to create meaningful plans for students.
Presenter:
Lisbeth Little, HUNE

After the IEP
April 26, 2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
What should families and students do after the IEP meeting? What happens if the students need less or more assistance in meeting their goals? When will families receive reports on the students? During this session, the presenters will discuss strategies and share resources for staying in contact with families after the IEP meeting.
Presenter:
Erin Campion, PaTTAN Pittsburgh
Jennifer Craig, PaTTAN Pittsburgh

TARGET AUDIENCE
Families with a student with an IEP, Students with IEPs, Educators, Related Service Providers, Administrators

REGISTRATION
Please register online by visiting the PaTTAN website at www.pattan.net.

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar, including the Zoom link.

CONTACT INFORMATION
For questions regarding registration, contact:
PaTTAN Pittsburgh – Paula Quinn, pquinn@pattanpgh.net, 412-826-6880

For questions regarding content, contact:
PaTTAN Pittsburgh – Jennifer Craig, jcraig@pattanpgh.net, 412-826-6864

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P.O. Box 479

104 JENKS ST, BROOKVILLE, PA  15825

(814) 849-1133
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