Organization: Retired from Saint Paul Public Schools, Saint Paul, MN, United States
Co-presenter: Pierre Young, former St. Paul Public School student, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
Presentation: Transition: What is it and what does it look like?
Description: Beginning with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the development of Individualized Education Programs for students ages 14 to 21, we will review transition programming for students with disabilities in the United States. We will emphasize preparing youth for work through work-based learning. A former student will join the presentation to speak to participants about his journey through transition programming to becoming a successful adult.