2018 Keynotes and Closing

Keynote Session 1

Tuesday, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

DVR and LEA, Pre-ETS and Transition Services,
IPEs and IEPs: All Together Now!

Orchard Exhibit Hall South
Presented by Dr. Cinda Johnson, CCTS.

Across the state of Washington school districts and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation are increasingly working together to support the transition of young people with disabilities. Dr. Johnson provides a brief history of this work, shares highlights from these activities, and offers a call for action to take the next steps together on this adventure.

PDF: All Together Now

Keynote Session 2

Wednesday, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

DVR and OSPI Partnering for Results

Orchard Exhibit Hall South
Co-presented by Rob Hines, DVR and Glenna Gallo, OSPI

This presentation addresses agency updates, Order of Selection, statewide transition planning, Pre-ETS, state data, policies, and recent legislation in the areas of transition services under IDEA and post-secondary outcomes. It also includes a facilitated group activity to solicit feedback on Pre-ETS changes and identify opportunities for improving collaboration between education and DVR.


Closing Conversation/Lunch

Wednesday, 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Student Focus

Orchard Exhibit Hall South
Facilitated conversation with Casey White, Kittitas School District; moderated by Dr. Cinda Johnson, CCTS.

Our Forum culminates in this lunchtime conversation that will explore how students are using Pre-ETS activities and experiences to plan for success in their transition from high school to a post-secondary environment. Boxed lunches* will be available, and our speakers will take questions from the audience. The conversation will be followed by a few brief closing remarks to wrap up the event.

*If you indicated a food allergy in your conference registration, look for a boxed lunch labeled with your name.

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