Part 2 - State and Tribal VR Working Together: Partnerships That Allow Students and Youth with Disabilities to Succeed
Hosted by: CIT-VR, AIVRTTAC, and NTACT:C
Join us to go deeper into the conversation! We will look at what are transition services and pre-employment transition services, the importance of the MOA/MOU collaboration between State Vocational Rehabilitation agencies and Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation agencies and how to better serve our students and youth with disabilities. Hear from panel members from state, tribal Vocational Rehabilitation agencies and their partners on how they have worked to strengthen their relationships.
- Describe the importance of implementing the MOU/MOA between State and Tribal VR.
- Understand what transition services and pre-employment transition services are and what population receives them.
- Recognize examples of effective roles, relationships, and communications between State VR and Tribal VR partners.
- Identify service delivery approaches that can contribute to increasing positive post secondary outcomes for Native American students with disabilities.
- Wayne Dagel, Director, American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Training and Technical Assistance Center (AIVRTTAC)
- Christine Johnson, Technical Assistance & Research Analyst, National Technical Assistance Center on Transition: The Collaborative (NTACT:C)
- Christopher Zilar, Director of Vocational Rehabilitation, Spokane Tribe of Indians
- Donna J. Adamson, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Washington State Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
- Joshua Drywater, Program Manager, Native Initiatives, University of Arizona Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities
- Abel Young, Director, Community Services, Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities
- Paula Seanez, Program Director, Navajo Nation Department of Dine Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services
- Traci (Zweig) Przecioski, Statewide Transition Coordinator, Arizona Department of Economic Security, Vocational Rehabilitation
This training was developed with support from the: Center for Innovative Training in Vocational Rehabilitation (CIT-VR), the National Technical Assistance Center on Transition: The Collaborative (NTACT:C), and the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Training and Technical Assistance Center (AIVRTTAC), funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA).
Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the U.S. Department of Education nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Department of Education.
This webinar is close captioned and a transcript is available.