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.