NY State Department of Education: Transition Services Professional Development Support Center

New York

The Office of Special Education of the New York State Education Department (NYSED) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Transition Services Professional Development Support Center (PDSC) at Cornell University.  School districts are required, under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to provide each student with a disability appropriate transition services to assist each student to meet his/her post-secondary goals for living, learning and working. Through the RSE-TASC transition specialists, school districts can access technical assistance and professional development on a variety of topics related to effective transition planning and services, including but not limited to: 
   • individualized education program (IEP) development relating to transition planning;
   • student exit summaries;
   • transition assessments;
   • work-based learning;
   • self-advocacy/self-determination; and
   • partnering with community agencies
 
State Policies & Initiatives: 
Training/Capacity Building
Systems: 
  • Department of Education
Topics: 
  • School-to-Work Transition
Date Enacted: 
07/01/2010
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