RAISE Transition Summit 2021

Transition in this Brave New World
                                                                                   2021 RAISE Summit Day 2 Recording
                                                                                   Caption- RAISE Summit 2021 Day 2
                                                                                   Audio in Spanish- audio en español
                                                                                   Presentation Slides in Spanish- Day 2
June 21
  • Welcome to the newly funded RSA Parent Centers

Presented by the RSA-PTIs


During this session, you will gain an understanding of the 8 RSA-PTIs and their work providing various training and programming to youth/young adults with disabilities and their families, professionals, and other PTIs on the issues surrounding Youth Transition, the period of time between adolescence and adulthood.

  • Authentic Youth Engagement-Tools that can Help your Center make it Happen

Presenter: Everett Deibler, RAISE Center Youth Coordinator


During this session the presenter will help attendees explore the new RAISE Center Youth Engagement Toolkit Series. Learn about how these toolkits can support your PTI’s quest to better engage youth in the programs, services, and overall mission of your PTI. Also learn about how the RAISE Center will be engaging with youth to better inform the technical assistance they provide throughout the year.

June 28

Re-opening of Schools:  Pre-ETS/Secondary Transition Service Delivery and Covid

Presenter: Michael Stoehr – Knowledge Development and Technical Assistance Specialist at National Technical Assistance Center on Transition: the Collaborative (NTACT:C)


This session will provide information from the National Technical     Assistance Center on Transition: the Collaborative (NTACT:C) about supporting students with transition services.  Michael Stoehr from NTACT:C will highlight strategies and resources for providing transition services on a continuum, including remote and virtual options.

  • Making Up Lost Instructional Time Due to COVID

Presenter: Ron Hager, Managing Attorney for Education and Employment, National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)


Life and our plans for the future drastically changed in February 2020. During that time students were sent home and services were furloughed. As we begin to recover from the pandemic, there are a lot of changes happening for youth in transition. In this session we will discuss policies, court cases, and how this can affect youth in transition.