Webinar: Pre-Employment Transition Services Flexibility Based on Notice of Interpretation

Watch Party: Pre-Employment Transition Services Flexibility Based on Notice of Interpretation

Pre-Employment Transition Services Flexibility Based on Notice of Interpretation

Recorded: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 Create an Account or Login to watch the recorded version and complete the evaluation.. CRC credit is available for viewing this training and completing the evaluation.

Join us for updates and conversation about using Federal funds to provide pre-employment transition services.

Watch Party

This "Watch Party" will include communal viewing of a presentation by NTACT:C staff members, Melissa Diehl and Christine Johnson that provides an overview and background of the Notice of Interpretation (NOI) published in the Federal Register on February 28, 2020 by the Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) regarding the use of Federal VR funds reserved for pre-employment transition services.

The Watch Party also includes an interactive conversation immediately following the viewing. You will have the opportunity to ask questions, share ideas, and hear from other professionals in the field around the country.

Watch Party participants will gain: 

  • Understanding about using reserve funds to pay for auxiliary aids and services for any student with a disability with a sensory or communicative impairment to access or participate in pre-employment transition services.
  • Updates on policy changes on additional VR services needed by eligible students with disabilities that may be paid for with Federal VR grant funds reserved for pre-employment transition services.
  • Insights into the potential impact of the status and implementation of the NOI.

This webinar will be close-captioned and a transcript will be available.

Presenters:

Melissa Diehl, M.A. Ed., CRC
Project Director
NTACT:C, The George Washington University Center for Rehabilitation Counseling Research and Education (CRCRE)
(410) 430-9244 | mpdiehl@gwu.edu

Christine Johnson, M.A. Ed. CRC
Senior Research Associate
VRTAC-QM, The George Washington University Center for Rehabilitation Counseling Research and Education (CRCRE)
(301) 922-8294 | cj1957@gwu.edu

D.J. Ralston, M.A.
Senior Research Associate
The George Washington University Center for Rehabilitation Counseling Research and Education (CRCRE)
(740) 398-5247 | djralston@gwu.edu

This training was developed with support from the: Center for Innovative Training in Vocational Rehabilitation (CIT-VR) at The George Washington University, National Technical Assistance Center on Transition: The Collaborative (NTACT:C), and the Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Quality Management (VRTAC-QM), funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation 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.

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