April 2023 Meeting Summary

The DC Secondary Transition Community of Practice April meeting focused on current data related to DC education and postsecondary outcomes as well as planning postsecondary data collection at the school level. Special thank you to our presenters: Julie Rubin, DC Policy Center, and Mahko Connard, Paul Public Charter School.

Next Steps:

  • Complete this 5-minute survey by Friday, May 12th to provide information for DC’s Interagency State-Level Team that will be attending NTACT:C’s Capacity Building Institute (CBI) to develop a District-wide Secondary Transition Plan.
  • Give us feedback on the April Community of Practice meeting.
  • Mark your Calendar: Our next meeting will be Friday, May 19th from 10:00-11:30 am. We will be focused on Engaging Families in Student-Driven Transition Planning. Register here if you have not already done so.

Meeting Resources:

Community Announcement Highlights

Visit our Announcements and Resources padlet for more information about the announcements below. 

Youth and Family-Focused Opportunities:

  • SchoolTalk & OSSE’s College and Career Fair [May 9th]
  • Ability Job Fair [May 11th]
  • OSSE Dual Enrollment Consortium Fall 2023 Application Deadline [May 18th]

DC Secondary Transition Community of Practice Website

Access Community of Practice updates and past meeting materials here. 

Questions or Suggestions?

Please contact Julie Holt (julie.holt@schooltalkdc.org) or Chelsea Kovacs (chelsea.kovacs@schooltalkdc.org).

Mission Statement

The DC Secondary Transition Community of Practice supports DC youth with disabilities as they transition into a self-directed life. We are a city-wide, cross section of stakeholders who come together to strengthen our individual and collective ability for action.

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