For your signature assignment, describe how you would supervise the design and implementation of a transition program analysis process for students with special needs if you were serving as the Director of Special Education in a school district or as a university-based consultant to a school district in the area of Special Education services. Demonstrate your ability to analyze the quality of transition education programming. As part of this assignment, address the following:Describe the vocational/transitional assessments you would recommend (you may opt to include one or more explored during this course)Clarify the required components of an individual transition/ graduation planOutline the process that would be used for developing and implementing interagency agreementsIdentify sample opportunities in a local communityExplain how to build collaborative relationships with relevant agencies in local communities (including post-secondary institutions).
Use the following outline for your paper:
A. Introduction/ research
B. Components of a quality individualized graduation and transition plan
C. Appropriate vocational/transitional assessments (minimum of three)
D. Interagency agreement development process
E. Analysis of post-secondary options in or close to the school or school district
F. Recreational opportunities in or close to the school or school district
G. Summary of analysis/recommendations
Be sure to include the following:An APA-format cover page.The completed assignment will be 12-15 double-spaced text pages using 12-point Times New Roman font. The cover page and reference list are not included in this page count.Address all seven components mentioned above.You may scan and appendix sample forms, if desired.Include a minimum of 7 reference citations (you may use your text).
Your transition program analysis should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your paper should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Review APA Form and Style .