Strategic Planning and Keynote

All sessions will be held in Ballroom C.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Strategic Planning I:
Building the Foundation, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

This session will establish the foundation for creating locally-driven goals and plans for improving transition services. Working together in teams, these hands-on activities will promote discussion of current practices, successes, dreams, and barriers. This work will prepare teams for Strategic Planning II and III on Tuesday, culminating in a local action plan. Light appetizers will be served.


Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Strategic Planning II:
Identifying Goals, 8:00-9:15 a.m.

Drawing from the discussions in Strategic Planning I on Monday, teams will reconvene to establish two or three SMART goals for their local area. Based on these goals, teams can determine which Forum breakout sessions will assist the development of an action plan in Strategic Planning III.

Keynote Lunch and Learn – Post-school Outcomes: Understanding Post-school Data for Program Improvements, 11:45 a.m-1:00 p.m.

Cinda Johnson, CCTS and Brendon Taga, Seattle University

Learn how a study on post-school outcomes for students with disabilities in Washington can inform and improve transition services and practices. Participants will learn how integrating data gathering and reporting systems with program improvement processes better situates programs to respond to the needs of students. Lunch will be served.

Strategic Planning III:
Creating Action Plans, 2:15-3:45 p.m.

In this final planning session, teams will come back together to create an action plan based on the SMART goals identified in Strategic Planning II. These action plans will be developed in a Google Drive folder for each team to access during the 2019-2020 school year. CCTS will follow up with teams during the year, offering technical assistance as needed.

Report-out and Wrap-up:
Reflecting on Process, 3:45-4:30 p.m.

This culminating activity will allow for teams to share highlights from their planning process. Prepare to learn from and be inspired by your fellow Forum participants!