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1 CA Institute on Secondary Transition Build a Bridge to the Future Community Partnerships to Support Transition for Individuals with Disabilities Anjali Atkins, LBUSD Kurt Kosbab, HBUHSD Linda ONeal, IUSD December 3, 2013 Ann Sebek, IUSD

2 Partnerships are essential… Organizations cannot afford to provide all services needed by clients Increases your organizations ability to access funding and/or services Helps to eliminate duplication of services Provides an opportunity for you to become familiar with the organizational priorities and requirements of partner agencies Promotes an improved service delivery system in your community Collaboration helps to promote comprehensive services for students/clients/consumers

3 School District Supported Transition Services Familiarize yourself with the political structure of your organization School, department & district Work with Special Education Director/ Coordinator/Program Specialists Check for funding availability & determine the specifics of service delivery Reallocation of Funds & Change in Service Delivery Look for ways to restructure program Executive Cabinet Approval / Board of Education Approval Prepare a presentation, follow all procedural requirements Match Time for possible grants Procedures for documenting match time given to designated staff

4 Collaboration Strategies State Interagency Teams Interagency Agreements Focused on Cooperative Efforts Identification & Improvement in Systems Issues Enhanced Funding Streams Data Collection & Evaluation Technical Assistance

5 Collaboration Strategies (continued) Local Interagency Teams Outcome Focused Identify, Create and Maintain Services & Supports. Flexible in Including New Team Members Multi-agency service delivery system

6 Orange County Adult Transition Task Force Service Agencies Department of Rehabilitation Regional Center Social Security Administration Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation Health Care Agency/Dept of Mental Health Disability Rights California Disability Navigator/One Stop City of Irvine /Disability Services Rotary Club Parents 6

7 Orange County Adult Transition Task Force… continued Community Agencies Adult Service Providers Special Olympics Easter Seals UCP Autism Spectrum of Support Educational Agencies School Districts County Office of Education Non-Public Schools Private Schools Post-Secondary Education 7

8 Community Partnership Committees CA Consortium for Post Secondary Education, OC Autism & Related Disorders Task Force Employment Work Group College 2 Career Long Beach TPP Best Practices Committee Irvine Business Advisory Committee Orange County Adult Transition Task Force CA Employment Consortium for Youth (CECY)

9 Forming a Best Practices TPP/WAI Best Practices Committee in Your Commun ity Anjali Atkins Career Education Teacher, LBUSD December 3, 2013

10 Agenda: TPP/WAI Best Practices Committee History/Background/Purpose Start with a survey: Survey Monkey Assign duties/share resources Meeting Topics Drop Box and Resources

11 What is TPP? Contract between Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) and Educational Agency that is established to: Assist high school students with disabilities transition from school to work and/or postsecondary Education/Training through: Provide Vocational Training, Work Experience and Job Placement services as well as Follow-Up Employment Services The goal of TPP is EMPLOYMENT, EMPLOYMENT, EMPLOYMENT!

12 Def. of Best Practices Best practices are practical techniques gained from experience that organizations may use to improve internal processes.

13 Long Beach TPP/WAI Best Practices Committee History/Background/Purpose Long Beach Unified School District Workability/TPP program desired to establish a committee whose purpose was to share resources and best practices pertaining to local TPP/WAI programs (assessments, curriculum utilized, program systems and protocols, successful job development methods, use of technology, special events etc)

14 Survey Monkey Results The MATH Speaks for itself! Received 25 surveys out of the 31 surveys sent (based on RSVPs) This avenue can help us make group decisions save time and be more efficient 79.2% would like to hold the meetings here at Tucker. 76% would like to keep the TPP Best Practices Committee Meetings from 10am-12pm, every last Wednesday of the month. Changes will be made as needed and are reflected on the calendar provided Food or no food?

15 TOP RATED TOPICS 85% and up Job Development: Networking/ Share Employer Connections Job Development: Implementing an Employment Action Plan Job Development: Job Retention Strategies TPP Technology: Programs Share TPP Database/ TPP Website Information- TPP Curriculum and Instruction Career & Vocational Strategies Methods of effective DOR Counselor/ TPP Staff Communication and Collaboration Assessment Tools

16 SAMPLE (BPC) Meetings Schedule February9th Job Development: Networking/ Share Employer Connections March30th Job Development: Implementing an Employment Action Plan, Corporate Job Development and Connecting with Human Resources, Compton Unified Overview April 20th or 12th Job Development: Job Retention Strategies May25th TPP Technology: Programs Share TPP Database/ TPP Website Information- LAUSD- Joseph Green Filermaker/DOTS Lausd Website Christine Suh-Green Dot-Share Website? June15th TPP Curriculum and Instruction 4 hour meeting with lunch potluck 9:30-1:30 July27th JD Workgroups/ Curriculum work groups, TPP BPC group activities August24th TPP Local/Regional Culmination Honoring Students/Employers? Sept28th Career & Vocational Strategies October26th Methods of effective DOR Counselor/ TPP Staff Communication and Collaboration November30th Assessment Tools and Plan Meeting Dates for Year 2012

17 Program Structure-organizational staffing and structure of the program Program Structure-organizational staffing and structure of the program Program Referral/ Recruitment Process Program Referral/ Recruitment Process (To be incorporated into monthly meetings) OTHER TOP RATED TOPICS

18 MONTHLY MEETING SCHEDULE 10:00-10:20 A TPP Program Overview Presentation 10:20-10:30 Question, Answer, Share Ideas 10:30-11:15 BPC Monthly Topic Presentation or Session 11:15-12:00 Question, Answer, Share Ideas, Networking Time

19 Monthly Meeting Structure At each meeting, 1 TPP Program will sign up to do a less than 20 minute PPT on their Program Overview : Program Structure-organizational staffing and structure of the program (4 slides or less) Program Referral/ Recruitment Process (2 slides or less) Top ten resources/lessons that are the essential to the success of their program (with websites, handouts) ( ie. used for Interest Profiler and Budgeting ) (2 slides)http://www.cacareerzone.org/index.htm After the presentation, their will be 10 minutes of question and answer time

20 MEETING STRUCTURE CONT. Each month, 1-2 programs who know that they have a strength or a best practice in the topic of the month, will discuss the topic of the month ( minutes) or facilitate the topic Please sign up to facilitate a meeting or discuss your best practices for the topic specified Survey Monkey if needed, LBUSD TPP can help with this ie: March Meeting Topic: JD: Implementing an Employment Action Plan Richard Rosenberg Whittier Union- signs up as BPC speaker He presents on the topic for minutes and there is question answer, sharing of ideas session for 30 minutes.

21 TPP BEST PRACTICES COMMITTEE ROLES Blogger, Google Group Co-OP Tech Person Recorder- TPP Staff Organizer-? Host-TPP Speakers-need to sign up Time keeper Other roles?

22 Drop Box Drop Box is an online tool that is utilized by LB TPP/WAI BPC to share and update resources/documents. Refer to Handout All folders/subfolders included in the TPP/WAI BPC Drop Box

23 LB TPP BPC Members: The committee involves many programs from various districts in the region that include: Whittier Union High School District Irvine Unified School District Los Angeles Unified School District Torrance Unified School District Redondo Beach and Manhattan Beach Unified School District Compton Unified School District Anaheim Unified School District …and more

24 Topics Addressed/Presented/ How it could enhance your program systems Delivery o Refer to Handout Mention how it has benefited your programs What topics would you want to address and have presented at your Best Practices Committee meetings?

25 Brainstorming What steps would you take in establishing a similar committee? Who would you want involved in the committee?

26 Thank You for all you do for students! Feel free to contact us, we love collaborating and sharing resources: Anjali Atkins

27 Collaborating with PSE Advisory/ Steering Committees in Your Community Kurt Kosbab Vocational Specialist, HBUHSD December 3, 2013

28 What is Postsecondary Education? PSE is education beyond what is considered typical of high school education (ages 18-22) Options for students with intellectual disabilities include: o Transition Adult community-based, functional instructional program on/off campuses o Community College o Four-year colleges and institutions o Vocational & technical colleges o Various forms of adult-education

29 Why Postsecondary Education (PSE)? Research finds … Students with intellectual disabilities who had some type of PSE experience o were much more likely to obtain competitive employment, o required fewer supports, and o earned higher wages o had increased self-esteem and o expanded social networks that included students without disabilities. (Zaft, Hart & Zimbrich 2004)

30 ept. of Rehabilitation & CA Community Colleges College to Careers Programs (C2C) Community of Practice Partnership Dept. of Rehabilitation & CA Community Colleges College to Careers Programs (C2C) Effective 2011, DOR is making $1,250, available per year, $250, per site, for 3 years to fund 5 community colleges to develop pre-vocational, vocational, job training & placement programs and services. Colleges currently participating: Sacramento City College, San Diego City College, College of Alameda, Santa Rosa JC, and North Orange County Community College District

31 Wagner & Cameto, Median Earnings: 20-25yr olds The More You Learn…the More You Earn

32 igher Education Opportunities Act Signed in to law 2008 Higher Education Opportunities Act Signed in to law 2008 Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary Education Programs for Students with ID Desired Outcomes: The college experience Mirrors ITP Outcomes Education/Training, Employment, Independent Living Support Services ~ Guidance and Advisement Inclusive Opportunities, Community Integration

33 California Employment Consortium for Youth (CECY) Stakeholders & Collaborators: DoR Education Developmental Disabilities (DD) State Council on DD Agencies Disability Rights CA Self-Advocacy Group Family Resource Centers Network Association of Regional Center Agencies Tarjan Center Others

34 Meaningful Outcomes ~ Bill Exited June 2013 Vons Courtesy Clerk Attends Community College Agency Support DOR RCOC OCAAC WA I / Transition

35 Transition Planning & Collaboration Exits December 2013 Employer - Landmark Federal Court Bldg Attends Continuing Ed Agency Support DoR RCOC Goodwill SE WA I / Transition OCTA Independent Travel Daniel

36 What is Postsecondary Education? PSE is education beyond what is considered typical of high school education (ages 18-22) Options for students with intellectual disabilities include: o Transition Adult community-based, functional instructional program on/off campuses o Community College o Four-year colleges and institutions o Vocational & technical colleges o Various forms of adult-education

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38 Forming a Business Advisory Committee in Your Community Ann Sebek Job Developer, IUSD December 3, 2013

39 Business Advisory Committee Description The BAC was established to promote a partnership between local businesses/employers and employment & training programs. The general purpose of the Business Advisory Council is to provide advice, guidance, and support for the continuing development of high quality work force development programs. Business partners are recruited to share their insight and expertise specific to their company and the industry sector they represent. Employment preparation programming staff from a variety of agencies learn from business experts. Business partners and programming staff are provided opportunities to highlight success stories Programming staff share workforce development strategies & supports

40 BAC Membership Businesses Representing Job Sectors with work training and employment opportunities in your county/community Agriculture Fashion Health & Science Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation Public Service Marketing, Sales & Service Industry

41 BAC Membership continued… Education Post-Secondary Education Department of Rehabilitation City Government One Stop Center / Employment Development Department Union Representative Other specific to Your Community

42 Recruitment Strategies Recruit business partners that represent industry sectors that represent current & future employment opportunities. (Become familiar with labor market Information from your local Workforce Investment Board (WIB) Indicate the marketing strategies that you use to promote our business partners Twitter Pinterest Brain Shark Face to Face Invitations Request business partners share success stories

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45 Participant Roles Director/Administrator Develops procedural guidelines for BAC operations Oversees the development of the Agenda Approve BAC venue Assists with identification of BAC participants Develops materials to be distributed Develop power-point if needed Job Developer Secure the BAC venue & determine amenities Invite BAC Partners to attend (6 weeks ahead of time) (This may involve face to face contact…let business partner know why we need them at the meeting.) Send a reminder one week ahead of time with the agenda Send second reminder the day before meeting (attach revised agenda with address of the meeting location)

46 Participant Roles continued… Program Staff Prepare materials for the meeting Make a sign-in sheet Develop contact directory Make name card or tags Make direction signs Order snacks and coffee if not provided by the business partner Day of the Event: 1) Bring all materials 2) Put up direction signs at the venue 3) Set up snacks if not provided by the business partner 4) Set up audio visual 5) Place agendas on the table 6) Pass around sign-in sheet 7) Pass around contact directory for revisions

47 Provide an Agenda…

48 BAC Meeting Venues PUBLIC Cal Trans One Stop Center Irvine City Hall Irvine Valley College IUSD WUHSD PRIVATE REI Romanos Macaroni Grill Paradise Perks Double Tree Hotel Pretend City IHOP Chapman University

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55 Lessons Learned Poll your membership for a consensus on the best day and time to meet Include very specific agenda items. Business partners buy in to the need to be at the meeting. Include input request from business (what do we need to learn from them?) Provide businesses information that will benefit them WOTC Other Business tax incentives Information regarding Paid & non-paid internships Summer Youth Employment Programs Keep the meeting to one hour or less Start on time and end on time

56 Certificate of Appreciation

57 The Benefits of Forming a Local Task Force /Advisory Committee in Your Community Linda ONeal Transition Specialist, IUSD December 3, 2013

58 Orange County Adult Transition Task Force Meets monthly usually on the first Thursday 10:00 AM-11:30 AM OCATTF Education Work Group Meets prior to OCATTF Meeting from 9:00-10:00 AM OC Adult Transition Task Force (OCATTF) 58

59 Service Agencies Department of Rehabilitation Regional Center Health Care Agency/Dept of Mental Health Disability Rights California Community Agencies Best Buddies Special Olympics Easter Seals One Stop/Americas Job Center ORANGE COUNTY ADULT TRANSITION TASK FORCE (OCATTF) 59

60 Parents Individuals with Disabilities School Districts/Adult Schools ROP Adult Service Providers Advocacy Groups NAMI (National Association on Mental Illness) City & County Government Disability Services Task Force Partnerships (continued) 60

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62 Community Partnerships Funding FUNDING

63 Community Partnerships SERVICES OC-Links

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65 Services BEFORE Collaboration WORKABILITY I TPP/DOR OCTA Employer JOB COACHING WORK EXPERIENCE CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION COMMUNITY ACCESS SSA School District BENEFITS STUDENT

66 WORKABILITY 1 TPP/DOR SSA MEDI CAL MEDICARE DORRCOC BRIDGES Grant HUD HOUSING FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS JUDICIAL EMPLOYER WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT ILS SUPPORT ADULT SERVICE AGENCY ONE STOP ROP TICKET TO WORK JOB COACHING CAREER PATHWAYS INTERNSHIPS CERTIFICATIONS TAX FILING SUPPORT (IRS ) CREDIT & BANKING ASSISTANCE BENEFITS PLANNING & MANAGEMENT EMPLOYMENT AGENCY JOB COACHING WORK INCENTIVES NATURALSUPPORT JURY DUTY Support Services SPECIALIZED JOB DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT SERVICES SELF-SUFFICIENCY HEALTH CARE NEEDS JOB TRAINIG OPPORTUNITTIES HOUSEHOLD BUDGETING THE POWER OF COLLABORATION & PARTNERSHIPS WORK EXPERIENCE FAMILIES FORWARD FOOD COLLABORATIVE JOB PLACEMENT SUPPORT OCTA COMMUNITY ACCESS AGE 18 REDETERMINATION STUDENT & FAMILY AMERICAS JOB CENTER Center BUSINESS PARTNERS PAID JOB

67 For More Information… Anjali Atkins, LBUSD (562) Kurt Kosbab, HBUHSD (714) Linda ONeal, IUSD (949) Ann Sebek, IUSD (949)


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