This page provides information and links to training in the Secondary Transition Online Module series. The modules are designed for new teachers or those who need a refresher in selected secondary transition requirements and effective practices. The modules may also be used by other stakeholders who desire to expand their knowledge of Florida's secondary transition requirements and practices.
The modules are self-paced, independent study. Upon successful completion, participants can print a certificate that may be submitted to the district for possible in-service points.
To register for and access all online modules, go to http://transition.florida-ese.org/ and log in.
Available Online Modules
NEW! Module 4: Graduation Requirements
This module describes current diploma options and course requirements for standard high school diplomas in Florida: 24-credit standard diploma, 18-credit accelerated career and college diplomas, the Florida Performance-Based Diploma, and the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE). Also described are the Certificate of Completion as well as assessments, courses, and grades required for graduation. It takes about 3 hours to complete.
Module 3: Summary of Performance
This module covers the legal basis and benefits of completing a Summary of Performance, including directions, case studies, and samples using the Florida SOP template. It takes about two hours to complete.
Module 2: Transition Assessment
This module covers legal context, terminology, and frameworks for transition assessment as well as integrating age-appropriate transition assessment into Individual Educational Plans (IEPs). It takes about two hours to complete.
Module 1: Secondary Transition and Compliance (STC)
This module covers STC guidelines for Indicator 13 (IEPs with appropriate, measurable postsecondary goals, related transition services, etc.) and takes about 3 hours to complete.
Postsecondary Education and Universal Design for Learning
This online module was developed by the Florida Consortium on Postsecondary Education and Intellectual Disabilities for postsecondary educators, but the concepts, strategies, and benefits it presents are applicable to other grade levels.
For questions, contact Mary Podmostko, Project 10 Co-Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (904) 557-5022.
| The development of this website was funded by the University of South Florida St. Petersburg
through a grant by the Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services,
Florida Department of Education (2010 - 2011, 291-2621A-1C008).