Welcome to IDEA Partnership
The IDEA Partnership reflects the collaborative work of more than 50 national organizations, technical assistance providers, and organizations and agencies at state and local level.
April 3-6, 2013, the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) held it's annual convention in San Antonio, TX. CEC Divisions active in the IDEA Partnership presented sessions on Common Core State Standards and Assessments, Military-connected Families and Secondary Transitions.
Partners Join Forces for Impact during Autism Month +What might happen if 50 organizations reach out to their networks with tools that are ‘ready to use’ during Autism Month? We will find out… Join us!Read More
What’s New in School Behavioral Health? +
Working with the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Center (PBIS) and the Center for School mental Health (CSMH), The National Community of Practice on School Behavioral Health is currently planning a series of webinars focused on the Interconnected Systems Framework (ISF).Read More
Assessment Consortia Reach Out through the Partners +
Assessment Consortia Reach Out through the Partners
21st century learning demands 21st century assessments….and six consortia have been funded to develop new assessments mapped to the Common Core Stare Standards . These consortia have worked with the Partnership for over 2 years to develop relationships that can help the field understand the changes that are underway.Read More
What's New in Transition-OSERS +
Join the Conversation for Change: Help shape federal agency strategies for helping youth and young adults with disabilities successfully transition from school to work
To examine the impact of existing federal regulations and legislation on the successful transition from school to work of youth with disabilities, a free, public online dialogue will be held May 13-27, 2013. The U.S. Departments of Labor, Education, Health and Human Services and the Social Security Administration will host the event and invite policymakers, educators, service providers, advocates, families, and youth with disabilities and others to join this online dialogue to improve transition outcomes for youth with disabilities. Instructions for registering are available at http://fptepolicyworks.ideascale.com/. Once registered, participants may submit ideas, submit comments about ideas, and rate those ideas they think are the most important.