Special Education Transition Endorsement - Introduction to Transition (Course 1) (END19033)

Credits: 5 / Tuition: $350 / Non Middle Ga RESA Fee: $400.00 / No Show Fee: $0.00
Status: OPEN / Maximum Size: 25 / Current Applicants: 6
Instructor: Elizabeth Baughman
Date: 9/4/2018 thru 11/8/2018 Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: - Online class, (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 8/17/2018

Course Description
Course 1 Prerequisites

Criteria for Candidate Selection

The MGRESA Special Education Transition Endorsement Program follows the GAPSC Rule .505-3-.81.; Certifcation rule: 505-2-.178 SPECIAL EDUCATION TRANSITION SPECIALIST ENDORSEMENT 

Candidate admission to the MGRESA Endorsement Program requires the following:

 (a) A valid, level 4 or higher Induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate is required for program admission.

Candidates must be approved for admission to the program by submitting the following documentation:

  • A completed MGRESA Endorsement Application with appropriate signatures (Link Below)
  • Candidadate Agreement Form (last page of application packet linked below) 
  • A copy of teacher certification
There will be an Webinar on the first day of class at 4:30 p.m. to discuss course requirements and expectations.

Course 1 Overview/Description

This course is one of three courses of the Transition Specialist Endorsement. The course focuses on an introduction to the field of special education transition to post-secondary outcomes, foundations special education transition, and self-determination for students with disabilities. The course will provide an online instruction and application opportunity, orienting participants to the field of transition and the needs of secondary level students with disabilities.  The online approach will model the same process of scientific inquiry as a regular classroom structure including reading, course projects, discussion, and other interactive experiences.  The course provides effective teaching methodologies and strategies that can be used when preparing students with disabilities to access transition services.

Required Text for this class:

Transition Methods for Youth with Disabilities, by Text, Aspel, and Everson  Pearson/Merrill Prentice Hall (2006).
ISBN: 0-13-113064-1

Class Notes

This class has been closed.

Registration Policy:

Registration for courses must be received online prior to the registration deadline. Space is limited and is based on first come, first serve basis. Your registration status will remain pending until we receive the registration fee and approval from your system Professional Learning Coordinator. The registration fee must be submitted immediately. We currently accept credit cards (except American Express), cash, checks, or money orders.  If mailing your fee, please make payable to Middle Georgia RESA and send to:   

Middle Georgia RESA
Attn: Christina Pearson
80 Cohen Walker Drive, B-228
Warner Robins, GA  31088

For Substitute Teacher Training, we only accept cash or debit/credit cards (except American Express).

Registration Fees are posted for each course.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation for any course must be received prior to the registration deadline. Registration fees are refundable only if cancellation is received by the registration deadline. Any cancellations received after the deadline will not be accepted and fees will not be returned. If cancellation is not made and registrant does not attend the course, the status will be "No Show" and payment will still be required.