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The Legal Framework



On this webpage the viewer will find links to resources for Secondary Transition, Access the to the General Curriculum and Facilitated IEP.



Transition services means . . . a Coordinated Set of Activities for a student with a disability that

Are designed to be within a results-oriented process that facilitates movement from the school to post-school activities, including postsecondary education; vocational education; integrated employment (including supported employment); continuing and adult education; adult services; independent living; or community participation.

 The coordinated set of activities must be based on the individual student’s needs, taking into account the student’s strengths, preferences and interests...


Transition in Texas Please Click Image for the Transition in Texas WebsiteTransition in TexasA website for students, parents, educators, and agencies

Transition Resources Region 8 Livebinder

Access to the Genral Curriculum (AGC)  Statewide Lead Region 20 Resource Page


Facilitated IEP

What is a Facilitated IEP Meeting?
Facilitation is a process utilizing an impartial, neutral facilitator to guide the process of the meeting and to assist members of the IEP team in communicating effectively.  In Texas, Individualized education program (IEP) facilitation is a method of alternative dispute resolution that involves the use of a trained facilitator to assist an admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee in developing an IEP for a student with a disability.

Region 8 Faciliated IEP Livebinder

Please Click for Texas Education Agency Individualized Education Program Facilitation 

Trainings on FIEP at Region 8 ESC can be found in the Livebinder as well as going to the workshop registration calendar at

Contact:  Janis McClure, MA LPC    903-572-8551  ext. 2758

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