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Postsecondary Education

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:

Postsecondary Education Subcommittee Member List

Postsecondary Subcommittee Action Plan

Subcommittee Product

New! Extended Transition (Florida 18-22 Programs) /Extended_Transition_Florida_18-22_Programs.pdf

Services Provided by the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
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.


Supporting Accommodation Requests: Guidance on Documentation Practices %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) /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
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

Project 10: Transition Education Network
University of South Florida St. Petersburg
529 1st Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701