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Transition Symposium 2019

Speaker Presentations

The Transition Symposium, held this year on Nov. 9, 2019, offers resources to transition-age youth with IEP/504 Plans (ages 14-24), their parents, families, educators, and human service professionals.

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The Difference Between IEP Meetings and Parent-Teacher Conferences

By Amanda Morin

Knowing the difference between an IEP meeting and a parent-teacher conference can help you make the most of both meetings.

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Individualized Education Program (IEP) Progress Reports: How will you know if your child is making progress on IEP goals?

Why is making progress important? Making appropriate progress on IEP goals is the key to meaningful special education.

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Improving Outcomes for Students with Disabilities: Consideration and Documentation of Assistive Technology Delivery

MSDE Technical Assistance Bulletin
November 2019

The focus of this technical assistance bulletin is to provide guidance to local school systems for the use and documentation of assistive technology

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Improving Outcomes for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities: Eligibility, Instruction, and Assessment

MSDE Technical Assistance Bulletin
November 2019

The purpose of this technical assistance bulletin is to support Individualized Education Program (IEP) teams and school leaders in determining eligibility for, and in implementing, the Alternate Education Framework.

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Improving Outcomes for Students with Disabilities: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

MSDE Technical Assistance Bulletin
November 2019

Students with and without disabilities are assessed on their achievement of academic content standards; student performance informs instruction which is aligned with the core curriculum