January Edition (2015), Volume 3

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      January 22, 2015 | Volume 3 view archiveemail friendtweet




Travel Training for Student Success: The Route to Achieving Post-Secondary Student Outcomes

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This article is a practical guide for school administrators developed by Easter Seals Project ACTION with contributions from education, disability, and transportation professionals. This resource includes the following:

- A document highlighting schools and other organizations that are currently offering travel training to students with disabilities, and

- Travel Training for Student Success: The Route to Achieving Post-Secondary Student Outcomes PowerPoint Presentation.

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Sustainable transportation

Mobility Options for the Community

This tool will help you think about the various transportation options that might be available in a community and includes a chart on which you can record information about transportation services, and their characteristics.

  1. Before you begin thinking about the various transportation options and their characteristics in a community, review the completed Mobility Options for the Community Chart provided as an example.

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Rural Transportation Topic Guide Series

The National Rural Transit Assistance Program (National RTAP), Easter Seals Project ACTION (ESPA) and the National Center on Senior Transportation (NCST), as providers of technical assistance and education for transportation and human services organizations that serve people with disabilities and seniors in rural areas, have collaborated to Rural Transportation Topic Guide Series. The series includes individual topic guides on community assessments, financing transportation options, and volunteer driver programs.

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Integrating Transportation Content into Teaching and Learning

Information from the National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance evidence-based practices database indicates that community based instruction contributes to student learning in several areas, including grocery shopping, safety and community integration. The purpose of this pilot program is to provide students with and without disabilities opportunities to engage in self-directed service-learning projects in the community that enhances their understanding of and decision to use accessible transportation.

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PROMISE Grantee 'Family Meeting'

February 26, 2015

1:00 - 2:30PM, EST


Virtual Project Directors Conference

April 27-28, 2015


Annual PROMISE Meeting

November 18-19, 2015 (with the option of attending the AUCD conference -- November 16-18, 2015)


The AUCD (Association of University Centers on Disabilities) PROMISE TA Center produced this newsletter under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs associated with PR Award #H418P14. The contents of this newsletter do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

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