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Subject: Transition Institute
Source: Barb Gilpin, Interim Assistant Director, Effective Practices

Intended Audience: Superintendents, Special Education Directors, Teachers, Counselors, General Education Teachers, Principals

Date: April 23, 2007

The Division of Special Education is conducting a Transition Institute on June 6-7, 2007, in Springfield, Missouri. It will focus on all areas of post-secondary transition including procedures and practices that promote positive outcomes for students with disabilities.

Attendance at this institute is limited and enrollment will be done on a first-come, first-serve basis. This workshop requires districts to send a team of four individuals which must include a counselor, a special education teacher, a general education teacher, and an administrator. The Transition Institute will include a keynote speaker, breakout sessions, and team action planning. The deadline for registration is May 10, 2007.

Lunch will be provided both days and breakfast will be provided on day 2. All other expenses (lodging, meals, and transportation) will be incurred by your district. Rooms have been blocked for your convenience at the Oasis Inn and Convention Center at 888-532-4338.

Important information, guidelines, and registration procedures are posted at http://www.dese.mo.gov/divspeced/EffectivePractices/training.html. If you have questions, contact Barb Gilpin at 573-751-7661 or Barb.Gilpin@dese.mo.gov.

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Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Division of Special Education
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102
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