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Secondary Transition Resource Guide
Clown (2009). National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC) Current as of August 24, 2009 Purpose: To facilitate access to information and resources developed by the National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC), National Post Secondary Outcomes Center (NPSO), and National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities (NDPC-SD), related to IDEA Part B Indicators 1, 2, 13, 14.

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General Information

NPSO Indicator 14 SEA Activity Timeline with NPSO Resources (5/08)

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NPSO Parent & Student Flyers The flyers are listed in the middle of the page. (12/08). NPSO Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Indicator B14. (7/09) NDPC-SD: Tools and Resources Dropout (no date)

14 SEA, LEA, Families 14 SEA 2 SEA & LEA

A month-by-month calendar to assist states in developing, implementing and evaluating B14 strategies, including APR. It has hot links to specific tools. Examples of several informational flyers encouraging students and families to respond to surveys. OSEP approved FAQ regarding recent changes to B14. A compilation of resources ranging from data collection to development of improvement strategies.

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Yes Yes Several resource s include LEA example s Several resource s include LEA example s No No

NDPC-SD: Tools and Resources Graduation (no date)

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SEA & LEA

A compilation of resources ranging from data collection to development of improvement strategies.

NDPC-SD: Teleseminars and Web Events (no date)

1, SEA & 2, LEA 14 NSTTAC: Website, Indicator 13. 13 SEA, LEA, www.nsttac.org/indicator13/indicator13 Parents .aspx (7/09)
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Archive of web seminars. Web page with a variety of B13related links, including a brief description of B13 and what is required. Includes current FAQs

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IDEA Partnership: Collaborative Work on Secondary Transition (no date)

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Website that provides a variety of resources, including the Partnership Users Guide to the NSTTAC Evidence-based Collection. The site also provides a “transition community of practice” dialogue feature that brings together educators nationwide.

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Existing Tools/ Resources (current date: MM/YY) In d Intended Audience( s) How is it used? Example s Included ?

Collecting reliable and valid data

NPSO Post-School Data Collection Protocol Stage 1: Recommended Essential Questions to Address Indicator 14. (9/06) NPSO Post-School Data Collection Protocol Question Bank: Stage 2 (3/07) NPSO/NDPC-SD: Strategies for Increasing Response Rates (1/07) NPSO Data Collection Guide: Training Interviewers (12/06)

14 SEA & LEA 14 SEA & LEA 14 SEA & LEA 14 SEA & LEA

Recommended survey questions.

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Additional optional post-school outcome related questions. Practical suggestions to increase the response rate when gathering post-school outcomes data. Guidance on hiring and training data collectors.

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NPSO Data Collection & Use (7/06) NSTTAC: I-13 Checklist FAQ (OSEP approved 11/06). If your word processor cannot open this link, paste the following URL into your web browser: www.nsttac.org/pdf/i13checklistqa.pdf NSTTAC: I-13 Data Collection Tool (no date) NSTTAC Indicator 13 Checklist: Form A (7/09). If your word processor cannot open this link, paste the following URL into your web browser: www.nsttac.org/pdf/checklista.pdf
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Specific questions to be asked by data managers. Set of Frequently Asked Questions about the NSTTAC Indicator 13 Checklist. Responses were approved by OSEP on 11/16/06.

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Downloadable file to gather and No summarize B13 monitoring data, by student. 13 SEA & A single column form designed to No LEA meet minimum requirements for collecting and reporting Indicator 13 SPP/APR data. A school, district, or state can review data for each item simultaneously /opt/scribd/conversion/tmp/scratch9/21382147.doc

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Existing Tools/ Resources (current date: MM/YY) In d Intended Audience( s) How is it used? Example s Included ?

Analyzing data

NPSO Response Calculator (page updated 11/08) NPSO: PSO for Youth with Disabilities: Establishing a Representative Sample of Your State to Address Indicator 14 and Sampling Calculator

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Allows states to compare the similarity of respondents to the leaver group. Allows states to establish representative samples of school districts and students to include in the annual post-school data collection effort. This checklist is designed to help SEAs improve their APR for Part B, Indicator 13.

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NSTTAC: I-13 Annual Performance Report Checklist (9/08). If your word processor cannot open this link, paste the following URL into your web browser: www.nsttac.org/pdf/i13aprchecklist.pdf (this is an effective data reporting tool also) NDPC-SD: Part B Dropout Investigative Questions (no date)

13 SEA

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SEA

NDPC-SD: Part B Graduation Investigative Questions (no date)

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A series of questions related to data collection, analysis and reporting to help SEAs evaluate previous year results and determine appropriate future technical assistance activities. A series of questions related to data collection, analysis and reporting to help SEAs evaluate previous year results and determine appropriate future technical assistance activities.

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Existing Tools/ Resources (current date: MM/YY) In d Intended Audience( s) How is it used? Example s Included ?

Program NSTTAC Indicator 13 Checklist: improvemen Form B t information (7/09). (this is an analyzing data tool also. The same alternate URL access information applies.) NSTTAC: I-13 Training Materials (8/13/07)

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See “Collecting reliable and valid data” above.

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This document contains examples and non-examples that can be used to train personnel to: (a) develop IEPs that meet Indicator 13, and, (b) collect data using the NSTTAC I-13 Checklists.

NSTTAC Case Studies for the I-13 Training Materials (I-13 Checklist Form B). If your word processor cannot open this link, paste the following URL into your web browser: www.nsttac.org/pdf/case_studies.pdf NSTTAC: Examples for Severe Disabilities PowerPoint presentation and Examples-nonexamples, Students with severe disabilities
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Twelve (12) case studies include students with a variety of disabilities and provide context for the examples and nonexamples used in the NSTTAC I-13 training materials. 13 SEA & These two documents provide Case , LEA examples of I-13 materials for study 14 students with severe disabilities. with inThe PowerPoint presentation depth contains information from an instructi NSTTAC teleconference and the on examples/non-examples is an I-13 /opt/scribd/conversion/tmp/scratch9/21382147.doc

Includes example s for each of 6 question s that compris e Indicato r 13 complia nce Yes

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Effective data reporting

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NPSO Data Display Template (12/07

NSTTAC: I-13 Annual Performance Report Checklist (9/08) (this is an “analyzing data” tool also). ). If your word processor cannot open this link, paste the following URL into your web browser: www.nsttac.org/pdf/i13aprchecklist.pdf

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Create various graphic displays of post-school outcome data. See “Analyzing Data” above.

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NOTE: These resources are available on the SPP/APR Calendar at http://spp-apr-calendar.rrfcnetwork.org/ and are updated/ revised regularly. Additional resources may be available on the calendar website.

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