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Transition & nrcp march1 2012

  1. 1. The Role of the Paraeducatorin Transition Planning for Life After High School for Students with Disabilities Dr. Vickie J Mitchell
  2. 2. WHAT IS TRANSITION? The The Future SPP The Law ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  3. 3. Federal Law•  “to be in effect when the child turns 16” means age 15•  Think About: 15 or 8th Grade•  The Law tells us what the future must look like•  Transition services means a coordinated set of activities…designed to be within a results- oriented process…to facilitate movement from school to post-school activities, including postsecondary education, vocational education, integrated employment, continuing and adult education…” •  34 C.F.R. 300.43(a)(1) ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  4. 4. SPP REQUIREMENT: INDICATOR 13 •  Measurable postsecondary goals •  Coordinated annual goals •  Transition assessment •  Strengths and needs •  Coordinated activities •  Course of study •  Agency and the return to the ARD/IEP Meeting •  Student participation ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  5. 5. INDICATOR 14•  What is it?•  Post-school follow-up study•  Field studies •  Students not employed and/or attending college •  Lack of connecting connection to employment and postsecondary education prior to graduation (That means application and acceptance) •  Lack of agency connections (just gave parents info) •  Lack of transportation ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  6. 6. What is the future for students with LID?• Learning • Learning about about Life High After High School School HighElementary • What School happens after high school Adults with LID ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  7. 7. How do we get to the future?•  One step at a time.•  Keeping expectations high.•  Training parents.•  Teaching practical. ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  8. 8. Don’t lose sight of the “goal”   Don’t lose sight of preparing for the “future”.   That is what education is all about, regardless of the cognitive level of the student. ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  9. 9. BACKWARD PLANNING Beginning with the End in Mind ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  10. 10. How to Begin  Well, what do you want your life to look like after high school?  What do you parents want for you and what will they support?   Adult Life   Life Planning   The Devil is in the Detail ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  11. 11. Considerations:Postsecondary Goals ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  12. 12. Begin with the End EXAMPLE 1 2 3 ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  13. 13. Begin with the End The elementary version… ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  14. 14. Pick a Need, Any Need The elementary version… ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  15. 15. Pick a Need, Any Need The secondary version… ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  16. 16. Pick a Need, Any Need 18+ or after high school version… ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  17. 17. ROLE OF THE PARAPROFESSIONALIN TRANSITION Principal Para professional Teacher Everybody in the Recipe ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  18. 18. Let’s Talk ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  19. 19. Report to the Teacher  Get a list of your job duties  Ask what it will look like if you do it correctly  Confidentiality  Becoming the best at what you do ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  20. 20. ANALYZING SUPPORT NEEDS Collecting Data Task Analysis Behavior Talks ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  21. 21. Collecting Data  Non-verbal students   Ask questions and collect data   Jello: do you want red jello?   Toileting: do you need to be changed?   Use dignified language ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  22. 22. The Task Analysis ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  23. 23. The Task Analysis ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  24. 24. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  25. 25. MPC Wiki Linkhttp://nrpc- conference2012.wikispaces.com/ ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.
  26. 26. THANK YOUDr. Vickie J MitchellMitchell-Panter Consulting, LLCvickie@mitchellpanter.com936-494-9080 ©2012. Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC. Montgomery, TX. All rights reserved.

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