Transition from Early Intervention to Early Childhood Services: Roles and Responsibilities


The Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Department of Human Services developed this standardized training to address the requirements of the federal law, Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) to ensure a smooth and effective transition process is in place for children and their families who will be transitioning from Early Intervention into Early Childhood Special Education. This training will cover requirements regarding timeline, role responsibilities, transition process meetings, state forms, as well as vital partnerships, collaborative relationships and positive strategies.

Please note: This training will also include one hour of homework. Participants will be required to view the Inclusion Module and complete a reflection form. Submission of the reflection form will be due within one week of the webinar.

What to expect:

Participant Log-in: 8:45a
Webinar: 9:00-11:30a
Participant Log-in: 12:15p
Webinar: 12:30-2:30p

9:00- Opening Comments, Workshop Objectives, Why a Transition process, Child Find, Partners in Transition, Resources
9:45- Roles and Responsibilities, Requirements for Transition, Transition Planning Conference
11:30-12:30 Lunch Break
12:30- Determining Eligibility for Part B, the IEP, Placement and LRE
2:00- SIS documentation, Final Questions, and Summary
2:25- Assignment of LRE Module for 1 hr of independent completion, and Closing.

Additional on own time:
1 hour- View Inclusion Module and complete a reflection form. Submit form within one week of webinar!

Location Webinar

Date 11/19/2021 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM (Check in 8:45 AM)
Sponsor STARNET Region I & III, Illinois Early Intervention Traing Program, Four Rivers Special Education District
Trainer Maria Matticks, Cindy Moore, Roseann Slaght, Anni Reinking
Contact Heather Griswold (309) 298-1634
Principles 1. Support families
Credit Hours 5.5 - Working with Families
Cost Free
Status Closed