DeSoto High School Students Share about their experience with MyGraduationPlan
MyGraduationPlan at DeSoto High School Increasing Transition Support
The Special Education Team at DeSoto High School shares how they are helping their special needs students increase ownership of their transition to higher education or career options. Administrators, teachers and students share their perspective and vision.
eLearning Curriculum Increases Student Involvement in Transition and Planning
MyGraduationPlan is an eLearning curriculum utilizing UDL principles that tackles the Special Education challenges of increasing student participation in the IEP process, meeting Indicator 13, and delivering meaningful transition planning services to students and parents.
Crabapple Middle School
Crabapple Middle School in Roswell, GA embarked on an experiment to address the challenges of students not connecting to their future or the value of education. They utilized the MyGraduationPlan curriculum to increase student involvement and increase student ownership of their future. The results were incredible with standardized math scores rising from 23% meeting standards to 82% meeting standards after 10 months of implementing MyGraduationPlan, which is a 250% gain.
Good Day Atlanta Checks Out Crabapple Middle School Efforts to Increase Graduation Rates
Creating a Successful Path to Graduation: by implementing MyGraduationPlan, Crabapple Middle School in suburban Atlanta Georgia has successfully met the requirements of the Georgia BRIDGE (Building Resourceful Individuals to Develop Georgia’s Economy) Act while simultaneously improving upon their established “graduation coach” program.“We wanted to increase graduation rates, while reducing dropout rates, as well as comply with Georgia’s BRIDGE Act. We needed to empower students to work alongside their teachers to design a graduation IEP.” ~ Mimi Gamel , M.Ed, CMS Graduation Coach
DeSoto High School Uses MyGraduationPlan to Increase Student Involvement
DeSoto Independent School District (DISD) in suburban Dallas,TX seeks to increase special needs students’ involvement in their education and thus creating successful paths to graduation. To accomplish this vision DISD implemented MyGraduationPlan and is now reaping the results.