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Special Education

Indicator 13: Secondary Transition

"Percent of youth with IEPs aged 16 and above with an IEP that includes appropriate measurable postsecondary goals that are annually updated and based upon an age appropriate transition assessment, transition services, including courses of study, that will reasonably enable the student to meet those postsecondary goals, and annual IEP goals related to the student's transition services needs. There also must be evidence that the student was invited to the IEP Team meeting where transition services are to be discussed and evidence that, if appropriate, a representative of any participating agency was invited to the IEP Team meeting with the prior consent of the parent or student who has reached the age of majority."

Data Collection Materials

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Massachusetts Postsecondary Transition Planning Checklist for Indicator 13
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Instructions for Completing the Massachusetts Postsecondary Transition Planning Checklist for Indicator 13
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Key to Terms and Phrases Used in the SPP/APR Indicator 13 Measurement
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Required elements to be completed on the Massachusetts Transition Planning Form (TPF)( 28M/9) and the IEP
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Indicator 13 PowerPoint

Other Resources for Indicator 13 Data Collection

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Massachusetts Postsecondary Transition Planning: Goals Example Sheet
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Massachusetts Postsecondary Transition Planning: Transition Assessments Example Sheet
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Technical Assistance Advisory SPED 2009-1: Transition Planning to Begin at Age 14
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Technical Assistance Advisory SPED 2013-1: Postsecondary Goals and Annual IEP Goals in the Transition Planning Process
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Technical Assistance Advisory SPED 2014-4: Transition Assessment in the Secondary Transition Planning Process

Statewide and District-Specific Indicator Data

GRADS360
On this website from the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), you can find national and State-specific IDEA-related information. Each State profile includes the most recent State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) and the OSEP response, including any required actions; a State data profile; a link to the current determination letter; the State's Results Driven Accountability determination matrix; and other related documents.



Last Updated: October 19, 2015
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