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1 WVDE: Office of Institutional Education Programs March 20, 2014

2 The 56 th district 21 schools (+20 adult institutions) – 10 th largest district in WV 9 Juvenile Centers (Short Term) Guests of WV DHHR, WV DJS and WV DOC Average length of stay: 1 day – 18 months CTE: Building Construction, Automotive Technology, Welding Technology, ABE/GED, Culinary Arts

3 The 56 th district During the 2012-2013 school year: 40 students earned a high school diploma 160 students earned a GED 31 students completed a CTE program

4 Locations

5 Schools & Counties Pressley Ridge @ White Oak Wood Academy Programs Marion Board of Child Care Berkeley Burlington Center Mineral Rubenstein Center Tucker Elkins Mt. School Randolph WV Children’s Home Randolph Barboursville School Cabell Beckley Center Raleigh Pressley Ridge @ Grant Gardens Cabell Anthony Correctional Center Greenbrier Davis-Stuart School Greenbrier

6 How does transition take place?

7 Many of our students… Are being treated for mental health disability Have school attendance/behavior problems Need work related guidance Have an exceptionality (transition age IEP) Plan to pursue secondary education/training Lack a support system/family to assist Have poor self-esteem regarding educational ability Need a caring adult to guide them

8 Ohio Upshur Randolph Eric Sandstrom Shelia Elliott PT VACANCY PT Penny Strother PT Brenda Elmore Melanie Hummel - PT VACANT Tonya Johnson Rachel Stewart PT VACANT WVDE: OIEP Transition Specialist Coverage

9 Where does transition take place? Transition starts on the first day of enrollment Interview student Complete parent survey Review discipline history Review home school calendar and grading terms Review graduation requirements

10 During placement Meet with student to discuss needs and progress Attend Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings/IEP Meetings Coordinate SAT meetings with public schools (when necessary) Link and refer student to community resources (AA/NA, shelters, food banks, Job Corp, HRDF, DRS, Workforce WV) Assist with: – Community service hours – Resume’ – Job applications – ACT test registration/transportation – Assist with college application/tours/registration – Assist with the FAFSA

11 Transition upon exit Maintain transition spreadsheet Develop educational aftercare plan Support students with the transition into home/foster care/Independent Living/school

12 Questions? Kelly Mordecki –School Counselor (304)-250-6570 Melanie Hummel-Transition Specialist (304) 369-2987 (304) 766-3502

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