Breakout Session 3

Wednesday, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.


DVR/Special Education Partnerships
Golden Delicious Room

Facilitated conversation with Ande Chapman and Cindy Duncan, CCTS; Becky Gellerson and Amy Lystad, DVR; Lori Scott, ESD 123; moderated by Kris Hirschmann, CCTS.

This panel of educators and DVR consultants discuss practices that have been used to develop partnerships between schools and DVR. Discussion will include ways to develop more effective partnerships based on experiences and suggestions from the panel.

PPT: DVR/Special Education | PDF: DVR/Special Education


Juvenile Justice and Transition
Gala Rooms 1 & 2

Presented by Brian McClay, ESD 189.

This session will examine how to best provide Pre-Employment Transition Services to students who are serving both short and long-term sentences in statewide detention centers. Demographics will be shared as well as suggestions to increase opportunities for partnerships with stakeholders. This breakout session will not merely be a sit and get but a time for strategic planning.

PPT: Juvenile Justice | PDF: Juvenile Justice |Handout: InstitutionsHandout: Conference ResourcesHandout: Getting Involved


Student-Led Person-Centered Planning
Gala Rooms 3 & 4

Presented by Dr. Cinda Johnson, CCTS and Cindy Wright, DVR.

Participants will learn strategies to not only include the student in person-centered planning but to put them into the driver’s seat. Learn how to make this experience integral to transition services and guide the development of the IEP and Pre-ETS.

PDF: Person Centered Planning


Working with Youth following High School to Find Careers
Fuji Rooms 1 & 2

Presented by Laurae MacClain, Colville Tribal Member.

This session focuses on collaboration with tribal, state, and community stakeholders to fulfill the employment goals for youth.

PPT: Working With Youth | PDF: Working With Youth


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