PA Legislation Impacting Transition

Speaking: Michael, Beth Ann, Hillary, Lee, Julie

Recent legislation at the federal and state level has greatly impacting secondary transition requirements. During this session, presenters share the core tenants of recent legislation and policy specific to secondary transition including: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA, 2004), Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Final Rule (CMS Final Rule), Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act/& Section 511 (WIOA), Act 26 of Pennsylvania, and PA 339 (Comprehensive Guidance Plan). This session explores the relevancy of this legislation as it pertains to secondary transition planning within the educational setting.