Materials Shared by NYS DCDT Presenters at the Institute

NYS DCDT 5th Statewide Institute

Presentation Materials:

Tuesday Evening Keynote: James Patton-Independent Educational Consultant and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education at the College of Education, University of Texas at Austin

Wednesday Morning Keynote: Tad Asbury-Vice President and Executive Director of the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities



Breakout Session #1 (11:15-12:30):

  • Person-Centered Future Planning and Critical Skills for Youth with Disabilities Transition from Foster Care
  • Expanding Work-Based Learning Opportunities
  • Transition to Employment Curriculum and Training
  • Believing the HYPE-Keys to Motivating Students of Color (these following slides are not for duplication and cannot be used in a presentation)
  • Person Centered Care-Labels and Silos
  • The Predictor Implementation Self-Assessment
  • Collaboration: The True Definition
  • Transition Assessment: Dreams and Realities

Wednesday Afternoon Keynote: Audrey Trainor, Associate Professor, New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, Department of Teaching & Learning, Special Education Program


Breakout Session #2 (2:00-3:15):

Breakout Sessions #3 (3:30-4:45):

Breakout Session #4 (8:45-10:00):

Endnote Address: Christopher Suriano-Assistant Commissioner of Special Education and Kevin Smith-Deputy Commission of Adult Education and Workforce Development


Previous Institute Presentations:

Click on the links below to download our available presentations from the 4th DCDT Transition Institute presenters:

JoAnne LaCrosse DCDT presentation

Catherine Fowler’s Material 1 of 2

Catherine Fowler’s Material 2 of 2

Ballston Spa Work-Based Learning

Shenedehowa Work-Based Learning

Arc of Rensselaer County Work-Based Learning

Curtis Richards’ Materials

Vicki Gray’s CareerZone Materials, 1 of 2

Vicki Gray’s CareerZone Materials, 2 of 2

Materials from Kristin Tomaszewski & Lisa Dearlove  also go to this Soup on the Fly YouTube video.


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