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Targeted Technical Assistance from the AIM Center. http:// aim.cast.org / about_aim_ctr / TTA_states. Three Types of Technical Assistance (TA). Pro-active TA provides products and services that are scalable and useful to a broad range of stakeholders.

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Targeted technical assistance from the aim center

Targeted Technical Assistance from the AIM Center

http://aim.cast.org/about_aim_ctr/TTA_states


Three types of technical assistance ta

Three Types of Technical Assistance (TA)

  • Pro-active TA provides products and services that are scalable and useful to a broad range of stakeholders.

  • Responsive TA addresses direct requests for assistance from stakeholders.


Three types of technical assistance ta1

Three Types of Technical Assistance (TA)

  • Targeted TA involves working closely with State Education Agencies (SEAs) to assist with developing, improving and/or sustaining an effective, efficient system for the provision of instructional materials in accessible formats to students with disabilities


Three types of technical assistance ta2

Three Types of Technical Assistance (TA)

  • Targeted TA involves working closely with State Education Agencies (SEAs) to assist with developing, improving and/or sustaining an effective, efficient system for the provision of instructional materials in accessible formats to students with disabilities


Targeted technical assistance from the aim center

  • Targeted Technical Assistance (TTA) is:

  • Aligned to the Critical Elements of Quality Indicators for the Provision of AIM

  • Provided to the SEA personnel, designees and core team members with various interests and responsibilities

  • State-focused

  • State-identified and managed actions


Aim center tta states

AIM Center TTA States

Connecticut, Idaho, Maryland, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, West Virginia


Vaclav havel

Vaclav Havel

“It is not enough to stare up the steps…

We must step up the stairs”


Aim tta activities and expectations

AIM TTA Activities and Expectations

  • State Core Team Organizational Meeting

    • Setting the Context A: Describing current system(s)

    • Setting the Context B: Vision of coordinated system

    • Getting from A to B:   Practical steps for moving forward


Core team activities initial and ongoing

Core Team Activities – Initial and Ongoing

  • Identify actions that enhance the state’s efforts to ensure timely provision of accessible materials to students who require them for educational participation and achievement

  • Determine how internal and external collaborators can work together to help the system function as effectively and efficiently as possible

  • Work with LEAs and collaborators to monitor progress and support improvement

  • Consider how TTA from the AIM Center and others can support the work


Core team activities initial and ongoing1

Core Team Activities – Initial and Ongoing

  • Aligned to Critical Components of Quality Indicators for the Provision of AIM :

  • Implementation of a coordinated system for the timely provision of AIM (QI-1 & QI-2)

  • Development and dissemination of written guidelines (QI-3)

  • Provision of learning opportunities and TA (QI-4)

  • Collection, analysis, and use of data related to systemic effectiveness and impact on student outcomes(QI-5 and QI-6)


Aim tta activities

AIM TTA Activities

  • State Level Follow-Up – AIM Center Follow-Along

    • Full range of proactive and responsive TA

    • State Monthly AIM TTA Teleconference

    • Monthly individual calls: State leaders & Center TTA

    • 24/7 Connection via AIM State Contacts List

    • Development Support – consultations, connections, reviews,, meeting participation custom webinars and presentations

    • Data Identification and Support


Mentoring from aim consortium leaders

Mentoring from AIM Consortium Leaders

  • Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Wisconsin, Wyoming


25 states connected through the aim center

25 States Connected through the AIM Center


Targeted technical assistance from the aim center

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