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Subject: Transition Institute

Source: Barb Gilpin, Interim Assistant Director, Effective Practices

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

Date: April 24, 2008

Registration is now open for the DESE Transition Institute, July 20-22, 2008, at the Oasis Convention Center and Inn, Springfield, MO.  The Transition Institute is designed to present a wide range of transition topics including compliance, interagency collaboration, capacity building, and the opportunity to plan as a district team.  There will be strands for Special Education, General Education, and Counselors.  It is preferred that districts send a team of four which consists of a general education teacher, a special education teacher, an administrator, and counselor.

There is no registration fee to attend this workshop but participants are responsible for their own lodging and travel expenses.  Only a limited number of slots are available and they will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.  To register, follow this link to My Learning Plan, http://www.dese.mo.gov/divspeced/EffectivePractices/training.html then click Effective Practices Catalog.  The Transition Institute is #2 on the page, click to enroll.

Our thanks to our regular education colleagues in the Division of Career Education for collaborating with us so that we could hold the Transition Institute in conjunction with their annual Missouri Association for Career and Technical Education Conference (MO-ACTE) http://www.mo-acte.org/.

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