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Barb,

The teachers doing the survey know their students and their area and usually 
can determine that.  



On 6 Apr 2007 at 10:40, Guy, Barbara [ED] wrote:

> Okay, but how are you identifying that the work is in an integrated 
> environment?
> 
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> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] on behalf of BAER, ROBERT 
> Sent: Fri 4/6/2007 10:26 AM
> To: npsoserv@lists.uoregon.edu
> Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: FW: [NPSO]: defining competitive employment
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> Barb,
> 
> In Ohio we use the Rehabilitation Act definition which includes the 
> stipulation
> that the work be done in integrated environments.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On 5 Apr 2007 at 21:18, Dennis, Lawrence wrote:
> 
> >
> > Bob would you answer this for me thanks.
> >
> >
> >
> > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] on behalf of Guy, Barbara [ED]
> > Sent: Thu 4/5/2007 12:21 PM
> > To: npsoserv@lists.uoregon.edu
> > Subject: [NPSO]: defining competitive employment
> > National Post School Outcome Data Community of Practice
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> >
> > Hi everybody - I've finally subscribed to this community of practice as I 
> > need some input to guide
> > Iowa's reporting of % of students in competitive employment one year after 
> > high school for
> > reporting on OSEP Indicator B-13.
> >
> > Iowa is in the process of finalizing our survey before this spring's 
> > administration of the 1 year
> > follow-up. In doing so, we want to make sure that we can identify students 
> > who are competitively
> > employed. Our stakeholder group is pretty split on their philosophies of 
> > what needs to be
> > considered when making the decision whether the employment is 
> > competitive.Their preference
> > right now is to incorporate various components of the definition within our 
> > survey so that we can
> > actually use different formulas to choose the most appropriate definition.
> >
> > We've done the research on the various definitions - including RSA and 
> > think we have everything
> > in our survey EXCEPT something that gets to the inclusiveness of the work 
> > site. I've looked at the
> > PSO questions and a few others including NLTS2. Our difficulty is that we 
> > survey both youth with
> > and without disabilities so have to be careful with our wording so that 
> > everybody understands it
> > and it applies to most people. (In this sense we're leaning more towards an 
> > adaptation of the
> > NLTS2 question which asks: At your job, do any of the other workers have 
> > disabilities?).
> >
> > We would like to know, however, if there is a better way?Specifically, our 
> > questions are:
> >
> > 1. What definition of competitive employment will your state be using to 
> > report Indicator B-14?
> > Does it include inclusiveness of the work site?
> >
> > 2. If that definition includes inclusiveness of the work site - how will 
> > that be identified?
> >
> > Any input would be much appreciated.
> >
> > Barb Guy
> > Iowa Department of Education
> > Transition/Work-Experience Consultant
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> Robert Baer
> 202 White Hall
> Kent State University
> Kent, Ohio 44242-0001
> (330) 672-0722
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Robert Baer
202 White Hall
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio 44242-0001
(330) 672-0722

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