ERIC Number: ED475503
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Aligning Transition and Standards-Based Education: Issues and Strategies.
Kochhar-Bryant, Carol, Ed.; Bassett, Diane S., Ed.
Eleven papers address issues in the alignment of standards-based education and individualized transition planning and service development for students with disabilities including differences in assumptions and principles, the transition planning model as a framework for achieving this alignment, and educational practices resulting from this alignment. Individual papers are: (1) "Challenge and Promise in Aligning Transition and Standards-Based Education" (Carol A. Kochhar-Bryant and Dianne S. Bassett); (2) "Transition and Access to the General Education Curriculum" (Michael L. Wehmeyer); (3) "Standards, Transition, Postsecondary Goals, and the Individualized Education Program: One State's Efforts at Integration" (Patricia Longo); (4) "Using Applied Academics To Enhance the Transition Process in Standards-Based Education" (James R. Patton and Audrey Trainor); (5) "Using School-to-Career Strategies, Workplace Competencies, and Industry Skill Standards To Enhance the Transition Process in Standards-Based Education" (Jane M. Williams); (6) "Traditional and Alternative Assessments within the Transition Process and Standards-Based Education" (Martha L. Thurlow and others); (7) "Cultural Considerations in the Transition Process and Standards-Based Education" (Sharon deFur and Brenda Toler Williams); (8) "The Role of Families of Adolescents with Disabilities in Standards-Based Educational Reform and Transition" (Mary E. Morningstar); (9) "Pathways to Successful Transition for Youths with Disabilities" (Gary Greene); (10) "Transition of Students with Disabilities from High School to Postsecondary Education: The Perfect Example" (James E. Martin and others); and (11) "Future Directions for Transition and Standards-Based Education" (Diane S. Bassett and Carol A. Kochhar-Bryant). (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Change Strategies, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Transition Plans, Models, Planning, Program Development, Secondary Education, Student Educational Objectives, Transitional Programs
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA.