2018 Breakout Session 2

Tuesday, 4:15-5:15 p.m.

Interagency Transition Networks
Gala Rooms 1 & 2

Facilitated conversation with Deb Howard, CCTS; Krisheena Mason and Lori Scott, ESD 123; moderated by Dr. Cinda Johnson, CCTS.

Many areas of Washington have established ITNs while others are just beginning. This panel will discuss the development, impact and growth of an ITN as well as how to make an ITN an established group to improve transition activities for youth in their communities.


Sharing Space: A Framework for Culturally Responsive Transition Planning
Fuji Rooms 1 & 2

Presented by Dr. Marcus Poppen, WSU and Jennifer Stanton, CCTS.

This presentation offers participants ways to improve practice and transition planning for students and families from culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds. Participants will learn how to achieve mutually determined transition goals by: (1) examining and challenging their own values, assumptions, and world views; (2) developing strategies to incorporate student and family values; (3) learning to acknowledge and respect the world view differences between students, their families and professionals.

PPT: Enhancing Cultural Competence | PDF: Enhancing Cultural Competence

Work Experience: School-Based Enterprises
Golden Delicious Rooms 1 & 2

Facilitated conversation with Jamie Buchholz and Ande Chapman, CCTS; LaDonna Fogle and Barb Schmidt, Kittitas Secondary School; moderated by Kris Hirschmann, CCTS.

CCTS Transition Specialists and Kittitas Secondary School teachers discuss school-based enterprises that pilot districts designed for the development of work-based skills for students.

PPT: School-Based Enterprises | PDF: School-Based Enterprises

Workplace Assistive Technology You Should Know About
Gala Rooms 3 & 4

Presented by Bill Youngman, DVR.

People’s needs in the workplace are different than in school. Workplace Assistive Technologies can help workers excel in their jobs. Learn what tools are available and how students transitioning to post-high school settings can be prepared.

PDF: Assistive Technology

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