DATE & TIME TYPE LOCATION EVENT DESCRIPTION

October 19, 2017

3:00 pm EST

Webinar

Webinar

NTACT Evidence-Based Practices, Tools, and Resources to Support Academic Engagement for Secondary Students with Disabilities

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This webinar will provide information about secondary academic evidence-based practices (EBPs) identified by NTACT staff, including tools and resources to support academic engagement. Participants will gain (a) knowledge of secondary academic EBPs, (b) specific strategies for implementation, and (c) tools and resources to support implementation and evaluation of secondary academic EBPs.

 

October 11, 2017

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

In-Person Training

Milwaukee, WI/ Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

2017 Mid-Year Cadre Meeting

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This meeting is sponsored by NTACT. The Mid-Year Check and Connect Cadre Meeting is for interdisciplinary State teams, focused on improving outcomes for secondary youth with disabilities. The meeting is a follow-up to the Capacity Building Institute hosted in May, 2017.

The Cadre Meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee. See https://milwaukee.regency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html for more details. (Reserve under room block for "DCDT" code $159/night rate). Book by September 26th to ensure a room at the conference rate!

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September 21, 2017

3:00 pm EST

Webinar

Webinar

Ask the Experts: Student Engagement Strategies

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Dr. Reece Peterson, Professor Emeritus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will share resources and strategies to get student's engaged. His website, Student Engagement Project, focuses on two main areas: strategies to reduce exclusionary discipline and strategies to reduce school dropout. Get ideas, new resources, advice and strategies for individual student planning and school improvement planning!

September 07, 2017

3:00 pm EST

Webinar

Webinar

Implementing Evidence-Based Practices to Increase Graduation Rates and Decreasing Dropout Rates for Students with Disabilities in Pennsylvania

Schools in Pennsylvania are working to increase the graduation rate and decrease the dropout rate for students with disabilities by utilizing a State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP).  Participants will learn about Evidence-Based Practices to increase graduation rates, and how to work with stakeholders to design and implement a statewide plan at the local level. 

Presenters:  Dr. Victor Rodriguez-Diaz and Dr. Laura Moran

This webinar will be recorded and a captioned recording will be available after the webinar; however, live captioning services are not available during the webinar.

Here is the link mentioned in the webinar regarding the School Completion Data Tools and you can contact Dr. Matthew Klare to get support with these tools by emailing RiskCalculations@uncc.edu.

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August 10, 2017

3:00 pm EST

Webinar

Presenter: Richard Luecking

Vocational Rehabilitation Outcomes for Students Participating in a Model Seamless Transition Program - Webinar

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) represents significant promise for improving transition outcomes when implemented in the context of proven transition service models. 

This webinar will be captioned and will be available within a week or so.

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June 08, 2017

3 - 4 PM (Eastern)

Webinar

Career Counseling for Students with Significant Disabilities: Strategies for Success

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May 16, 2017 to May 18, 2017

In-Person Training

Kansas City, MO

2017 Capacity Building Institute

The 2017 NTACT Capacity Building Institute will be held in Kansas City, MO May 16‑18, 2017. Mark your calendars! Registration is closed. You may email ntactmail@uncc.edu if you are trying to register for this event. 

Access CBI Presentation Resources here.
 

 

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May 11, 2017

3:00 pm EST

Webinar

Webinar

Ask the Expert: "Gaining Momentum in Middle Schools - Wisconsin Strategies"

In this Ask the Expert event Nancy Molfenter and Jennifer Hilgendorf will provide strategies and materials that have been used in Wisconsin to provide middle schools with appropriate transition practices.

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April 28, 2017

12:00 p.m. EST

Webinar

State-Defined Alternate Diplomas

This webinar was desinged to clarify what ESSA says about the state-definded alternate diploma and to generate discussion about the pros and cons and to identify the next steps the states will take.

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April 13, 2017

3 - 4pm

Webinar

Webinar

Dropout Prevention, Graduation, and Postsecondary Education Preparation Resources from NTACT

NTACT staff will walk participants through resources available to help students with disabilities persist and succeed in middle and high school, as well as prepare for success in postsecondary education and training. Join us for a website resources tour!

A captioned recording of NTACT's webinars will be made available, approximately one week after the live event. 

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