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  • Frequentyl Asked Questions
    newly acquired positions The Scholars in Residence year works on mentorship infusing transition knowledge into daily school activities and dissemination of transition information to invested stakeholders e g families students community agencies fellow teachers Is there a service obligation Yes There is a service obligation to continue to remain in the field of special education working with and or supporting students with disabilities directly or indirectly through teaching and or administration and practice in the US and or its territories with a focus on transition for two years When do classes meet Summer courses meet twice per week from 4 30 8 30pm Fall and Spring semester courses meet once per week from 5 8pm Every semester students will take SpEd 448 a special topics course in which students work with community practitioners UIC faculty and peers to explore particular components essential to exemplary transition services Those course times will be a mix of campus meetings small group online and face to face sessions and visits to community agencies and organizations Coursework for SET is partially online professors will determine how much time is spent face to face and how much is online online will never be more than 75 of the course Where are classes held All classes are held on UIC campus east or west How many credits can I earn SET students will earn 24 graduate level credits at the end of the program How do I apply Apply through the College of Education Department of Special Education listed under Strand B Project SET at http education uic edu academics admissions programs special education 0 overview or on the Project SET website What is the application deadline March 15 We will be accepting applications in 2015 and 2016 May I apply if I hold a special education

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  • Course Description
    produce major products for use in their schools and districts In the summer SPED 448 students will explore the following topics linkages between research and teaching practice the range of research designs and methods we use to inform practice transition initiatives that guide policy development and legislation and law related to transition Students will produce the following major products an annotated bibliography of peer reviewed articles around a chosen topic of interest and about research design and methods in transition a quality indicator checklist related to a chosen topic of interest that draws on evidence based practices EBP and related research Fall SPED 516 Transition Planning and Vocational Programming for Students with Disabilities Part 2 Provides teachers of individuals with disabilities with skills to enhance opportunities for successful transitions SPED 510 Advanced Curricular Adaptations for Learners with Significant and Multiple Disabilities Development of knowledge and skills to plan and create curriculum teach and assess instructional delivery for students with significant disabilities Fieldwork required OR SPED 512 Curricular Social Adaptations for Working with Learners with High Incidence Disabilities Development and evaluation of differentiated instruction and learning opportunities for students with mild disabilities including collaborative approaches and attention to families Field work required SPED 448 Special Topics in Special Education Project SET In the fall SPED 448 students will explore the following topics linkages between research and teaching practice the range of research designs and methods we use to inform practice transition community services and collaboration grant writing and program development in transition Spring DHD 535 Advocacy and Empowerment in Disability In depth review of academic literature on advocacy and empowerment Relevant theories research and interventions in the context of individuals with disabilities will be reviewed SPED 578 Classroom Based Inquiry Internship Students will design and conduct a community and or district

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  • Scholars
    and work as Transition Specialists Project SET scholars will build on the research they conducted in the program and disseminate it through professional development local avenues Project SET Get Set yearly conference and other local state and national conference opportunities Actions Action Plan and Individualized Support Scholars will devise an action plan particular to their settings The action plan will consist of identifying and implementing a research based transition practice that the scholar deems as critical to the development of transition services and supports in his her district Project SET staff will provide in school support for that development and implementation Peer support Peer support teams will be based on mutual interests As a team scholars will identify an area of interest a pertinent issue and a culminating product Project SET staff will serve as facilitators but the project will be generated from the peer support team Peer teams will be required to meet regularly online and participate in online discussions The purpose of this activity is to build a community of practice amongst the scholars Scholars will be encouraged to disseminate their products Information Dissemination Project SET staff will make opportunities available to disseminate findings from the small scale research study conducted at the end of the Project SET program and encourage graduated scholars to add to it when possible Creating a collaborative network of community scholars and community partners Objectives Prepare graduated Project SET scholars and support their practices to mentor new Project SET scholars Enhance the partnership and collaborative work Project SET scholars do with peers former Project SET scholars and community based partners in the Project SET network Build Mentoring Skills During the first semester graduated Project SET scholars will learn about mentoring other professionals through Project SET staff Graduated scholars will then be placed into

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  • Calendar
    SET Faculty Cohort 1 Cohort 2 FAQ Flyer Course Descriptions Scholars in Residence Admissions Calendar Events Events Calendar UIC Academic Calendar Partners and Community Connections Advisory Board Grant Partners Community

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  • Cohort 2
    328 2044 F 847 328 2665 center independentfutures com Youth Connection Charter School Main offices are located in the Illinois Institute of Technology IIT Research Tower 10 West 35th Street Suite 11F4 2 Chicago IL 60616 For more information about us please contact Cynthia Levi at 312 328 0799 Mayor s Office for People with Disabilities 121 N LaSalle Street Room 104 Chicago IL 60602 Phone 312 744 7050 TTY

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  • Community Connections
    our doors even wider integrating Universal Design throughout our building to ensure that everyone no matter their ability can navigate and use CEL with greater ease For more information on the Center for Enriched Living click HERE Community Connections Access Living 115 West Chicago Avenue Chicago IL 60654 312 640 2100 Voice 800 613 8549 Toll Free 312 640 2102 TTY Illinois Assistive Technology Project 1 West Old State Capitol Plaza Suite 100 Springfield IL 62701 217 522 7985 iatp iltech org Department of Rehabilitation Services 401 South Clinton Street Chicago Illinois 60607 1 800 843 6154 Toll Free 312 793 2354 TTY The Chicago Lighthouse 1850 West Roosevelt Road Chicago IL 60608 1298 312 666 1331 Equip for Equality Main Chicago Office 20 North Michigan Avenue Suite 300 Chicago IL 60602 312 341 0022 800 537 2632 Voice 800 610 2779 TTY 312 341 0295 Fax Se Habla Espanol and other languages American Sign Language ASL contactus equipforequality org The Arc of Illinois 20901 LaGrange Rd Suite 209 Frankfort IL 60423 815 464 1832 Great Lakes ADA Center 1640 W Roosevelt Road Room 405 Chicago IL 60608 312 413 1407 V TTY or 800 949 4232 V TTY 312 413 1856 Fax United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Chicago 7550 183rd Street Tinley Park IL 60477 708 444 8460 Assistive Technology Unit Department of Disability and Human Development University of Illinois at Chicago 1640 W Roosevelt Road Room 415 Chicago IL 60608 6904 312 413 1555 Illinois Department of Human Rights 312 814 6200 Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago 1939 West 13th Street Suite 300 Chicago IL 60608 1226 312 491 4110 The Center for Enriched Living 280 Saunders Road Riverwoods IL 60015 847 948 7001 info CenterForEnrichedLiving org One Summer Chicago 312 491 4110 Illinois Department of Employment Security Chicago

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  • GET SET!
    Loading The 2nd Annual GET SET Conference Saturday May 3rd 2014 The 2nd annual GET SET Conference was held on Saturday May 3 2014 at the MOPD Field Office It was a resounding success We had twice as many participants as the previous year and had a fantastic day learning talking and discussing transition We held a large community conversation had a lunch time panel discussing social connections in the community and engaged in three breakout sessions talking about employment independent recreation and person centered planning We want to thank our sponsors the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Education the College of Education Department of Special Education the Center for Urban Education Leadership and the Chancellor s Committee on the Status of Persons with Disabilities Thank you to all of those who attended and we hope to see you next year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Break Out Sessions Breakout sessions were held in the afternoon and presented by Project SET Cohort 2 Scholars Topics included person centered planning recreation and leisure activities and self employment 1 2 3 4 5 6 Community Conversations Community Conversations are built on the World Cafe Guiding Principles 1 Clarify

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  • Guides and Publications
    Board Grant Partners Community Connections Manuals Guides and Toolkits OCALI Transition to Adulthood Series Age Appropriate Transition Assessment National Standards Quality Indicators Transition Toolkit for Systems Improvement Teaching Networking Skills Paving a Way to Jobs Careers OCALI Transition to Adulthood Series Employment Tips for Transition Family Guide to Assistive Technology Transition OCALI Transition to Adulthood Series IEP Transition Components The 411 on Disability Disclosure WATI Teacher Resource Guide on Transition

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