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Supporting College Enrollment and Completion for Students With Disabilities

Southwest | December 03, 2020

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Agenda (322 KB)
Introduction
REL Southwest Study: College Enrollment and Completion Among Texas High School Graduates With a Disability
Transition Supports
Panel Discussion
Introduction (3 MB)
REL Southwest Study: College Enrollment and Completion Among Texas High School Graduates With a Disability (2 MB)
Supporting Students with Disabilities in Transitioning to and Succeeding in Postsecondary Education (615 KB)
Panel Discussion: Four-Year Comprehensive Transition Programs for Students with Disabilities (1 MB)
Closing (414 KB)

Time: 3:00–4:15 p.m. Central Time

Location: Virtual

Description: Join REL Southwest for a free webinar on the importance of providing targeted services for students with disabilities to transition to and be successful in postsecondary education. In this interactive webinar, Trey Miller, PhD, REL Southwest researcher and director of the Texas Schools Project at University of Texas Dallas, will share the results of his new study, College Enrollment and Completion Among Texas High School Graduates With a Disability from REL Southwest. Afterward, Tessie Bailey, PhD, director of the PROGRESS Center at the American Institutes for Research, will present on supports that students with disabilities need to transition to and succeed at four-year universities and other postsecondary institutions. The webinar will also feature a panel discussion with directors from programs designed to support students with disabilities at four-year universities, including Aggie ACHIEVE at Texas A&M University, Sooner Works at University of Oklahoma, and EMPOWER at University of Arkansas.

Audience: The primary audience for this webinar includes a broad national audience of researchers, professors, special education administrators, offices from postsecondary institutions, and postsecondary-serving state agencies, as well as principals, instructional coaches, teachers, district superintendents, and state education staff.

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Report Citation: Miller, T., Garland, M., & Gerdeman, D. (2020). College enrollment and completion among Texas high school graduates with a disability (REL 2021–043). U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest. [http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/ edlabs](http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/ edlabs)

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