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Targeting Specific Transition Aims: Employment and Postsecondary Education

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Repeats every week 3 times .

Participants will integrate transition-specific experiences into students’ secondary school programs over three full-day sessions.  Participants will develop and implement action plans that demonstrate evidence of integrating individualized transition-specific information and experiences into students’ programs of study.
Session 1: Using Career Cluster Information and Transition Curriculum for Improved Transition Outcomes – In this session, participants will learn about career clusters and the importance of considering current labor market information during the employment planning process.  Participants will also learn how to utilize employment-focused curricula to address students’ annual goals.
Session 2: Exploring Employment Preparation Options – In this session, participants will learn about various types of employment preparation programs, including information on what local schools and districts are doing to prepare students for postsecondary employment.  A panel of representatives from local postsecondary employment programs will conclude this session. 
Session 3: Exploring Postsecondary Education Options – In the final session of this series, participants will learn of the different types of postsecondary education and training opportunities available to students in the District of Columbia.  A panel of representatives from postsecondary and training programs will conclude this session.

Presenter(s): Dr. Juliana Taymans, Dr. Pamela Leconte, Ms. Emily Lehman

Date(s): February 7, 21, & 28, 2014*

Time: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Location:   810 First Street, NE,  3rd Floor Grand Hall (February 7th & 21st), and 8th Floor Training Room (February 28th)  

*Participants must attend all 3 sessions.