"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."
Massachusetts Postsecondary Transition Planning Checklist for Indicator 13
Instructions for Completing the Massachusetts Postsecondary Transition Planning Checklist for Indicator 13
Key to Terms and Phrases Used in the SPP/APR Indicator 13 Measurement
Required elements to be completed on the Massachusetts Transition Planning Form (TPF)( 28M/9) and the IEP
Indicator 13 PowerPoint
Massachusetts Postsecondary Transition Planning: Goals Example Sheet
Massachusetts Postsecondary Transition Planning: Transition Assessments Example Sheet
Technical Assistance Advisory SPED 2009-1: Transition Planning to Begin at Age 14
Technical Assistance Advisory SPED 2013-1: Postsecondary Goals and Annual IEP Goals in the Transition Planning Process
Technical Assistance Advisory SPED 2014-4: Transition Assessment in the Secondary Transition Planning Process
Statewide and District-Specific Indicator Data
Massachusetts - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
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