Transition Planning . The world of information is in your hands…. Office of Transition Services. Professional Development Goal. Create NYS compliant SMART Transition IEPs Improve Post-Secondary Outcomes through appropriate Transition IEP goals. The Purpose of IDEA (Federal) .
The world of information is in your hands…
Office of Transition Services
To ensure that all children with disabilities have available to them a free appropriate public education that emphasizes special education and related services designed to meet their unique needs &
Source: IDEA Final Regulations Sec. 300.1 (a)
STAYING IN SCHOOL AND GRADUATING PREPARED
NEW YORK STATE PERFORMANCE PLAN
New York State new data collection areas
Post Sec. Outcomes
New York State Performance Plan
Percent of youth with IEPs aged 15 and above with an IEP that includes appropriate measurable postsecondary goals that are annually updated and based upon anage appropriate transition assessment, transition services, including courses of study, that will reasonably enable the student to meet those postsecondary goals, and annual IEP goals related to the student’s transition services needs.
There also must be evidence that the student was invited to the IEP Team meeting where transition services are to be discussed and evidence that, if appropriate, a representative of any participating agency was invitedto the IEP Team meeting with the prior consent of the parent or student who has reached the age of majority.
(20 U.S.C. 1416(a)(3)(B))
Transition IEP Components
Services and Programs
PLEP and then page 10
The Transition IEP process starts with a
Level Vocational Assessment
(NYC DOE SOPM, Pg. 220)
All students classified with a disability who reach age
12.0 as of September 1 of a given year will receive a
Level 1 Career Assessment. First time students to
special education over the age of 12 will also have a
Level 1 performed regardless of their age. It should
be updated yearly.
The Level I Assessment includes:
Check off this box to indicate that this is a Transition IEP
Include student in the meeting
NOTE: Send a invitation letter to student
Provide a copy of the IEP to the parents upon completion of the meeting
Include Level I Assessment results
NOTE: Indicate if the student/
parent vocational goal differs from staff
Fill every box; do not leave blanks.
If assessment does not include score write n/a