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ESU 4 Transition Cadre

ASD/Transition Cadre(s) Meeting - Monday, June 13, 2011
ESU 4 Learning Center
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
How to Facilitate a Productive Meeting
What to Say and How to Say It
It's all about the Relationships! 
Presenters: Ellen Stokebrand, ESU 4
Melissa Trautman, SE-ASD Coordinator 
Aimee Daily, ESU 4
Sign up via the ESU 4 Registration Website! Look for "ASD Cadre Meeting."
Questions? Contact Ellen (




Secondary Transition Webinar Series: Innovative Practives in Secondary Transition

NDE and ESU 13 are hosting a Secondary Transition webinar series dealing with innovative practices in Secondary Transition. Webinars will be 90 minutes in length and require only a computer and high-speed internet access are to participate. Live broadcast times are from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Central Time. If the times aren't right for you, you will still be able to participate as webinars will be available for viewing at a later time/date. See registration information below...

1) October 19, 2010 - "What's Up in Nebraska?" - Visit three transition programs in Nebraska in Grand Island, South Sioux City, and Scottsbluff.

2) November 16, 2010 - "Transitioning to Adulthood: A Story of Bipolar Disorder -  A mother and daughter share the story of a journey to adulthood with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder.

3) January 18, 2011 - "An Overview of Transition Assessment Choices" -  Dr. Mary Morningstar, University of Kansas, will present an overview of appropriate transition assessment choices and information on using the information to plan and deliver services.

4) February 15, 2011 - "Thnk College Initiative" - Debra Hart and Cate Weir, the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts/Boston, will discuss the national initiative 'Think College.'

5) March 15, 2011 - "The Community Supports Program" - An overview of the program will be followed by two case studies of young adults who are using the funding model to improve their quality of life in the community.

6) April 12, 2011 - "Creating Unique Employment Possibilities" - Dr. Wendy Parent, The Beech Center at the University of Kansas, will share her experiences in creating supported and customized employment options.

To Register for all 6 webinars, go to: and click on the registration form on the left side of the screen. Complete the form and click submit. One week prior to the event, you will receive a link to enter the virtual conference room.

For more information, contact Denise Buethe,, 
or Ellen Stokebrand,