Think College and the Transition Leadership Program at the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston are excited to announce a new special topics course for transition specialists, college program coordinators, secondary education teachers, secondary special education administrators, and doctoral and Master's students. This 3-credit online course will address topics such as:
- Current laws and updated federal guidance regarding:
- college-based transition services (CBTS)
- inclusive postsecondary education
- use of WIOA/Pre-ETS services
- Key components of highly effective college-based transition services
- Roles of all collaborators (LEA, College or University, Communty Agencies)
- Program development and implementation strategies
- Interagency collaboration activities to establish and maintain CBTS
- National data regarding existing practices from Think College
Given the growing interest in college options for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, this course comes at a critical time for those who want to be able to offer college-based transition services as an option for postsecondary education. Here are the basics of this new course Special Topics: College-Based Transition Services Policy and Practice:
- It is a graduate-level course.
- Cost is $1725.00.
- It runs 13 weeks, February 3- May 13, 2020.
- Participants can earn 3 credits.
- It is offered completely online.
May be a great elective for students in related graduate or doctoral programs (check with your institution’s advising staff to confirm) For more information, contact Maria Paiewonsky at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 617-287-7697 To indicate your interest, please fill in information on our Eventbrite site: https://tinyurl.com/y5tovlmy (This step does not REGISTER you for the class, but will put you on our list of interested potential students. Someone will contact you with more information.)