November 17, 2020 - November 20, 2020.
This year's FLPEPPI will include both live and recorded: (1) Evidence-based content and strategies around targeted areas of inclusive postsecondary education and capacity building (2) Networking and extended learning opportunities (3) Facilitated team planning to assess their current strengths and needs in order to plan for the future. There is no registration fee to attend this free event hosted by the Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities. This event will be hosted using Whova.
Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Programs Midyear Check and Connect Institute has been cancelled
Due to travel restrictions and social distancing practices, the Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Programs Midyear Check and Connect Institute, including Florida College and Career Transition Clubs Annual Meeting and Post-Institute Workshop from June 23-26, 2020 is cancelled. Please stay tuned! The Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities is exploring how critical components of the Institute can be delivered in alternative formats during the same time frame.
FloridaPEPPI Fall 2019 Breakout Content Session Slides
The presentation slides from the three breakout content sessions, opening keynote, and closing keynote are available to download in the following link. Please notice all the files are in a PDF format and will require the appropriate software to open it.
Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities Informational Webinars
The Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities will offer informational webinars the first Tuesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. EST. The title and host of each webinar will be available on our Upcoming Events section as well as the registration link for those interested. We will record the webinar and post the video in our YouTube channel.
June 24, 2020 - June. 26, 2020.
The Mid-Year Check and Connect Institute is a follow-up to the Florida Postsecondary Education Program Planning Institute held in November 2019. The purpose of this Institute is to provide professional development and technical assistance to Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) teams to facilitate planning and implementation of Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Programs (FPCTPs) for students with intellectual disabilities in all types of postsecondary education institutions: universities, state and community colleges, technical colleges and career tech centers.
The Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities invites IHE teams to join us at the Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Program (FPCTP) Virtual Mid-Year Check and Connect, June 24-26, 2020. This year's Virtual Mid-Year Check and Connect will include both live and recorded: (1) Evidence-based content and strategies around targeted areas of inclusive postsecondary education and capacity building (2) Networking and extended learning opportunities (3) Facilitated team planning to assess their current strengths and needs in order to plan for the future. Relevant team participants include higher education faculty and staff, disability service providers, equity coordinators, K-12 transition staff, parents, students, and other important stakeholders. This will be a virtual event using UCF Canvas Online.
Facilitators who worked with IHE teams during the November Institute will also meet with teams/representatives to either begin and or continue FPCTP planning, development, and evaluation. See our draft agenda for details.
April 21, 2020. 3 - 4 PM
This webinar was a follow-up to the March 3, 2020 webinar, Updates on Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Program Application, and Grant Proposals. Step-by-step information will be provided on submitting applications via our FCSUA Online Portal will be reviewed, along with a demonstration of how new institutions of higher education can gain access to begin the FPCTP application process.
April 7, 2020. 3 - 4 PM
Dr. Deborah Reed, Associate Instructor, University of North Florida was our guest presenter. Her research interests include improving post-secondary outcomes for students with disabilities.
March 3, 2020. 3 - 4 PM
This webinar was focus on updates to the FPCTP new and renewal application process, as well as updates to the FPCTP Start-Up and Enhancement Grant Proposals. We will also provide information regarding recent guidance we’ve received regarding the Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Program Act that enables us to increase grant funding to support new and continuing FPCTPs. This webinar was not recorded due to technical difficulties.
February 4, 2020. 3 - 4 PM
February's informational webinar invited Dr. Vivian Vieta and her team at Robert Morgan Educational Center and Technical College to talk about the approved Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Program (FPCTP) Project TOPS(Transition tO Postsecondary InstitutionS). Dr. Vieta and her team shared the beginning of the program with the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council grant, how they applied to the FPCTP Enhancement grant, received the CTP federal status, and how they reapplied to the FPCTP Enhancement grant for two additional years. They also described the programs supported by Project TOPS and how they deliver services to the students. The project has 24 total students this trimester.