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The goal of the SSTIC Postsecondary Education Subcommittee is to improve postsecondary options for students with disabilities. In order to achieve this goal, the Subcommittee’s action plan includes:

  • Improving knowledge of FDOE data requirements and establishing baseline data by reviewing additional discrete data that indicates numbers of students by exceptionality 1) receiving services at Disability Resource Centers at State Colleges and Universities and 2) enrolled in Career/Technical Courses
  • Developing a webinar to explain the Test of Adult Basic Education Exemption criteria/rules for Career Technical Education Administrators and Instructors as well as students and parents
  • Reviewing the current dual enrollment statutes to determine potential barriers for students participating in dual enrollment programs  
  • Creating greater access to transition information for students with disabilities and their families, especially the importance of self-advocacy skills at the postsecondary level, by posting Project 10 to information social network sites


Postsecondary Education Subcommittee Member List
http://www.project10.info/files/PostsecSubcomRoster.docx

Postsecondary Subcommittee Action Plan
http://www.project10.info/files/PostsecSubcomPlanApril2013.docx


Subcommittee Product

Services Provided by the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
http://www.project10.info/files/MemoDVRServices.pdf
This January 2011 joint memo from the  Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services (BEESS) and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) describes the intake process and some services available to students with disabilities who become clients of DVR.


Resources

Supporting Accommodation Requests: Guidance on Documentation Practices
http://www.ahead.org/uploads/docs/resources/Final_AHEAD_Supporting%20Accommodation%20Requests%20with%20Q&A%2009_12.pdf
This April 2012 document from the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) presents a conceptual framework for using disability documentation to make informed decisions in a postsecondary setting.

Basic Skills Technical Assistance Paper
Career Education Basic Skills Assessment
Technical Assistance Paper (revised October 5, 2010)
http://info.fldoe.org/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-4155/basic-skills-tap-att1.pdf
This October 2010 Technical Assistance Paper (TAP) provides information on 1) the legal basis for basic skills assessment in career education; 2) procedures to be followed throughout the assessment process; 3) counseling of students who do not meet the basic skills exit requirements; 4) exemptions/waivers of basic skills requirements; and 5) accommodations for students with disabilities.

Basic Skills Examination Memorandum
http://www.project10.info/files/BasicSkillsExamMemo.pdf
This December 2010 CTE Memorandum provides guidance for school districts and community colleges in developing policies and procedures for exempting students from basic skills testing. Students eligible for the exemption may include students with disabilities, apprenticeship students, and students who have completed the CLAST exam or passed an industry-recognized licensure examination.


SSTIC Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education—Contact Information

Carly Detlefsen
Regional Transition Representative, Region 2
Telephone: (904) 651-2115
Email: cdetlefsen@usfsp.edu

 

 

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