2021 TA Institute


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Tuesday, March 23, 2021- Thursday, April 1, 2021
Location: Zoom


 2021 TA Institute 

Tuesday, March 23, 2021: 4:00-6:00pm ET*

Theme: Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Pre-reading: The COVID-19 Pandemic and People with Disabilities: Primary Concerns, the AUCD Network Response, and Needs for the Future

Session 1 PowerPoint Slides

SWOC Analysis

Captioned Recording Session 1

Transcript Session 1

COVID-19 Breakout Notes

Mentimeter Session 1 and Plain Text Version


Thursday, March 25, 2021: 4:00-6:00pm ET 

Theme: Responding to Calls for Racial Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Pre-reading: The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Action Plan

Session 2 Power Point Slides

How to Use Jamboard (4 min video)

Call for Coaches and Implementors

Captioned Recording Session 2

Transcript Session 2

Strategies and TA Needs for Promoting Racial Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Session 2 Notes

Mentimeter Session 2 and Plain Text Version


Tuesday, March 30, 2021: 4:00-6:00pm ET*

Theme: Responding to Economic Recession

Pre-reading: How to Fight COVID's Financial Crush (chronicle.com)

Session 3 Slides

Captioned Recording Session 3

Transcript Session 3

Economic Recession Panelist Breakout Notes

Mentimeter Session 3 and Plain Text Version


Thursday, April 1, 2021: 4:00-6:00pm ET*

Theme: Cross-Cutting Considerations and Regional Action Planning

Session 4 Slides

Captioned Recording Session 4

Transcript Session 4


*5:30-6pm will be optional networking time

Event Agenda:

This year's TA Institute will be a virtual event focused on the pressing issues of the past year:

  • COVID-19,
  • Racial Injustice, 
  • and the Economic Crisis

Attendees will have an opportunity to network, hear from our federal partners, and learn of new initiatives, national trends, and other information vital to the administration of the UCEDD Programs. A detailed agenda and event materials will be available on this event page one week before the event.

Who should attend?

The TA Institute is an annual multi-day training and technical assistance event for UCEDD leadership to network and problem solve with peers.

Please Note:

  • There is no cost for this event.
  • CEUs are not offered.
  • Sessions will be held on the Zoom platform. You can test your connection with Zoom before joining the meeting here.
  • For disability accommodations, email [email protected].
  • For event questions, email [email protected]

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