This page provides information and links to training in Project 10's Secondary Transition Online Module series as well as online modules from Project 10's partners. The modules are designed for new teachers or those who need a refresher in selected secondary transition requirements and effective practices. The modules may also be used by other stakeholders who desire to expand their knowledge of Florida's secondary transition requirements and related practices.
Personnel Development Portal
Additional secondary transition-related online courses available on the PDPortal.
New! Using Data to Increase Graduation Success - New Online Course
This no-cost, self-paced course provides instruction for district and school staff on the Early Warning System developed by Project 10: Transition Education Network that uses data to increase the likelihood of the on-time graduation of high school students. Information on how to access and utilize data to determine which students require interventions to stay on track is included. Effective practices implemented in Florida districts are also shared. To participate in the course, go to http://pdportal.florida-ese.org.
Describes the various high school completion options available to public school students in Florida. Specific emphasis is placed on options for students with disabilities.
Graduation Options Chart: Florida 24 Credit Standard Diploma
Introduction to Job Development for Students with Disabilities
Provides participants with an introduction to working with students and prospective employers to develop integrated employment. It also provides resources and links to additional on-line job development training.
Online Modules from Project 10
The Project 10 modules are self-paced, independent study. Upon successful completion, participants can print a certificate that may be submitted to the district for possible in-service points. To register for and access Project 10 online modules, go to http://tranisition.florida-ese.org/ and log in.
Introduction to Self-Determination for Students with Disabilities
This module is intended to introduce exceptional student education teachers and transition staff to the basics of evidence-based strategies for developing self-determination skills for students with disabilities. Objectives include a review of federal and state legislation related to self-determination, definition of key terms and concepts related to the self-determination skills for students with disabilities, outline of the steps of effective self-determination instruction, and identification of additional resources for educators. It takes about 2 hours to complete.
This module covers legal context, terminology, and frameworks for transition assessment as well as integrating age-appropriate transition assessment into Individual Educational Plans (IEPs). It takes about 2 hours to complete.
Online Module from the Florida Consortium on Postsecondary Education and Intellectual Disabilities
Postsecondary Education and Universal Design for Learning
This online module was developed by the Florida Consortium on Postsecondary Education and Intellectual Disabilities for postsecondary educators, but the concepts, strategies, and benefits it presents are applicable to other grade levels. It takes about 2 hours to complete.
Online Module from the Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services
Online Training on “Developing Quality IEPs”
The Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services has a new online course, Developing Quality IEPs, developed by the Accommodations and Modifications Project in conjunction with the Florida Center for Interactive Media (FCIM). The course takes about five hours to complete and includes topics such as IEP team member responsibilities, present level statements, measurable annual goals, and requirements for transition planning. It accompanies the manual, Developing Quality Individual Educational Plans: A Guide for Instructional Personnel and Families (click to access guide) and includes a printable completion certificate. To participate, go to the CPALMS website at (http://www.cpalms.org/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fportal%2fdefault.aspx) and log in or create an account. Then go to “My Programs”, click on “Display,” and select the “Professional Development Directory.” In the search box type “Quality Individual Educational Plans.” For additional information, contact Bethany Mathers at email@example.com or 850-245-0475.
For questions on online training, contact L. Danielle Roberts-Dahm, Project 10 Assistant Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (727) 873-4654.
| The development of this website was funded by the University of South Florida St. Petersburg
through a grant by the Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services,
Florida Department of Education (2010 - 2011, 291-2621A-1C008).