(20 ILCS 3970/3)
(from Ch. 127, par. 3833)
Scope and Functions.
The Interagency Coordinating Council shall:
(a) gather and coordinate data on services for
secondary age youth with disabilities in transition from school to employment, post-secondary education and training, and community living;
(b) provide information, consultation, and technical
assistance to State and local agencies and local school districts involved in the delivery of services to youth with disabilities in transition from secondary school programs to employment and other post-secondary programs;
(c) assist State and local agencies and school
districts, through local transition planning committees, in establishing interagency agreements to assure the necessary services for efficient and appropriate transition from school to employment, post-secondary education and training, and community living;
(d) conduct an annual statewide evaluation of student
transition outcomes and needs from information collected from local transition planning committees, school districts, and other appropriate sources; indicators used to evaluate outcomes shall include (i) high school graduation or passage of high school equivalency testing, (ii) participation in post-secondary education, including continuing and adult education, (iii) involvement in integrated employment, supported employment, and work-based learning activities, including vocational training, and (iv) independent living, community participation, adult services, and other post-secondary activities; and
(e) provide periodic in-service training to consumers
in developing and improving awareness of transition services.
(Source: P.A. 98-718, eff. 1-1-15