Be sure to mark your calendar for upcoming RSE-TASC training events!
Many of our students come to our schools from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. These students all have a lot to offer, and many times our schools do not recognize the cultural and linguistic knowledge these students bring with them. This training will help school personnel recognize and make use of the cultural and linguistic background of their students. The more school personnel recognize the importance of understanding cultural and linguistic diversity, the better these students will perform in class.…Find out more »
Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES schools are closed today for Memorial Day Recess, however the offices will be open. If you need to reach us, please call 914-248-2289.Find out more »
This workshop is the final part of a three-part series on transition planning and assessments for student populations that have individual transition needs. This session will provide information on transition planning, transition assessments, and resources for youth whose postsecondary goals include entering the workforce immediately or shortly after exiting from high school. During this workshop, we will cover strategies for transition planning, postsecondary goals, entry-level employability skills, and transition assessments. Attendees will learn how to prepare students for a career…Find out more »
This workshop is designed for middle school educators and others who help prepare students and their families for transition planning, starting at age 12. Join us as we learn about regulations guiding transition practices as well as programs and opportunities available to middle school school students and those entering high school. Topics to be covered include: * Connecting with Families and Community Partners * Initial Transition Review and Assessments Required for Classified Students, Age 12 * New State Career Development…Find out more »
Transition planning and well-developed IEPs are critical to the success of students both in middle and high school, as well as during their adult lives. Join us for a two-day team-based workshop as we explore practices and strategies designed to help educators work more effectively with students. During this hands-on event, we will explore the components of transition planning, carefully identifying district responsibilities, as well as evidence-based practices and resources. We will also review assessments and other materials necessary to…Find out more »
THE FORUM: Housing Options and Funding Sources for Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities
Welcome to The Forum - a group developed by school staff who serve students with developmental and intellectual disabilities. This session will include information on housing options and funding sources for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. A presentation by Michele Lawton, Supervisor of Adult Services Navigation at WIHD, will include information on current housing options, funding options for housing, prerequisites to have in place before funding streams are available, services through the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD),…Find out more »