Legislation Impacting Secondary Transition

Legislation Impacting Secondary Transition


Recent legislation at the federal and state level has greatly impacted secondary transition requirements. During this webinar, the presenters shared 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 recording explores the relevancy of this legislation as it pertains to secondary transition planning within the educational setting.

Objectives:

Viewers will be able to:
  • Identify major legislation impacting secondary transition
  • Discuss the differences and similarities of the various legislation
  • Explain the relevancy of recent legislation for secondary transition programming