TransCen’s National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT) hosts a monthly webinar series on a variety of transition topics. May’s topic, Work Based Learning and Work Experiences, had over 300 participants. You can listen to the webinar and get a copy of the PowerPoint by clicking here [NEED LINK]
NTACT’s monthly webinar series in May focused on Work Based Learning and Work Experiences and was presented by TransCen associates Dale Verstegen and Amy Dwyre D’Agati. The webinar described the types and purposes of work-based learning and work experiences and how they can lead to competitive integrated employment. Also presented were the functions of a work experience and the primary benefits to students and employers. The webinar defined the responsibility of students, teachers, Vocational Rehabilitation counselors and employers during work experiences and what constitutes a quality work experience. You can listen to the webinar and get a copy of the PowerPoint at www.transitionta.org. NTACT is a partnership between TransCen, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the University of Oregon, Western Michigan University, and the Transition Coalition at the University of Kansas and is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs and the Rehabilitation Services Administration.