Becoming a Better Self Advocate through the Stages of Transition

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

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This webinar will focus on identifying exactly what self-advocacy and self-determination are, and why it is so important for youth with IEPs in the transition planning process. Participants will take a dive into the TIG Self-Advocacy Suite of resources and walk away with an understanding of how to begin utilizing those tools with youth in order to increase self-advocacy through the stages of transition.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will identify the importance of self-advocacy through the stages of transition planning.
  • Participants will develop knowledge of available resources for promoting self-advocacy throughout the transition process.
  • Participants will identify one resource or tool that they can utilize with their youth to increase self-advocacy.


Amanda Jones is the Transition Improvement Grant (TIG) Southeastern Regional Coordinator. Amanda graduated from UW-Whitewater with a Bachelor's in Special Education and obtained her Master's in Educational Leadership from Edgewood College. Prior to joining TIG, Amanda taught student's with IEPs for 7 years and was a special education and pupil services administrator for an additional 5 years, where her passion for transition grew. Amanda's professional goal has always been to provide expertise and support that is student-centered in a manner that is collaborative and equitable.


Workshop Registration Form

Workshop Registration Form

Registration is required for all WI FACETS–sponsored workshops. You may use the form below to register or you may register by contacting Sandra McFarland at 877-374-0511. If you use the form, please make sure to include the title and date of the event you are registering for.

All WI FACETS-sponsored workshops are free.  Requests for any special accommodations must be made at least two weeks prior to the event. Please list any accommodations requested in the “Special Request” box below.