Kansas Technical Assistance System Network (TASN)
provides technical assistance to support school districts’ systematic implementation of evidence-based practices.

Accessing Community Supports - January 13

January 13, 2023 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm

This event is part of a training series.  Please do not register for this event if you are not planning to attend the full series.

Please be sure to register for January 12 at: https://www.ksdetasn.org/events/h8tXOg

Join Kansas educators and related service providers working individually or in transition teams to collaborate and demonstrate understanding and implementation of transition services that support postsecondary outcomes. Participants will learn how to identify, explore and access community supports and, with a student in mind, will create an implementation plan that links student education, family engagement and communtiy supports. Teachers, transition specialists and coordinators, administrators, parents, related service providers, and paraprofessional staff are encouraged to attend.

Pre-training assignment:

  • Choose and review one of the resources in the materials section of this registration site and be prepared to share 1-2 insights at the training.
  • Complete the Transition Collaboration Strategy Survey in the materials section of this registration site and submit to melissaw@tasnatbs.org.

January 12 & 13 (2 - half days from 8:30-12:00 each day): During this virtual training via Zoom @ https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84798234104, participants will design a plan to access community supports and will return to their practice to implement this plan. 

January 16 or 30: A virtual 30 minute to 1 hour coaching conversation

  • Sign-up for your coaching conversation will occur during training (please come to the training with a choice of times in mind)

March 2: A 1-hour virtual meeting via Zoom to share outcomes and reflections with colleagues  

  • Participants will register for one of four available sessions (8:00, 10,00, 2:00, 4:00).  Each session will accomadate six participants / teams.  Availability for each session will be on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Click on the time below to register for your preferred session:

Upon completion of the training sessions, coaching conversation, and 1-hour virtual reflection, participants will be awarded a certificate for 8 hours of continuing education.

Thank you for your interest in our training.  Please be aware that TASN ATBS developed this training to maximize active participation and designed it to provide meaningful professional development to you and the other participants.  To support you in optimizing the benefits of participating, we ask that you:

  • Secure duty-free leave time away from distractions and your professional responsibilities; for online training this may mean securing a location away from your classroom.

  • Add an auto-response to your email and voicemail, letting individuals know you will check email and voicemail (insert times that breaks and lunch are scheduled).

  • Check the materials section of the registration site to ensure that you have the needed materials and supplies to participate.  

We recognize that stepping away from your daily duties is a huge challenge.  We hope that the training you are attending will provide you with knowledge, skills, and resources to serve your students better.  Thank you for actively engaging in the learning process.

*This training is approved for 7.5 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify, explore, and evaluate strategies to access adult services and community supports with a student in mind. 

  • Design, implement, and evaluate an implementation plan linking student education, family engagement, and community supports. 

  • Understand, apply and illustrate the application of critical concepts through engagement in a virtual coaching conversation 

  • Participate in a virtual meeting to evaluate decisions, outcomes, and reflections as evidenced by sharing with colleagues during a virtual meeting. 



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Time January 13, 2023 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Check In at 8:15 AM
There will be 2 scheduled 10 minute breaks throughout the morning.
Format Meet Online
0.0 Professional Learning Contact Hours
Provider(s) TASN Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports (ATBS)
Contact Melissa Woods
Trainer Melissa Woods, LSCSW and Mary Pat Brun, MA
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