Transition Assessment: The Big Picture

Transition Coalition

Why assess students with disabilities during transition planning?Every day, educators assess students for purposes of tracking progress, targeting areas for improvement, and providing feedback; however, secondary educators may not consider the comprehensive value of transition assessment. The Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA (2004)) requires that postsecondary goals be “based upon age-appropriate transition assessments related to training, education, employment, and, where …

Interagency Collaboration

Transition Coalition

Like all young adults, students with disabilities require support as they leave school and enter the adult world. For students with disabilities, there may be many agencies and organizations that provide supports and services. Oftentimes, these services can be confusing and overwhelming for families. That’s why interagency collaboration is a must! The purpose of this module is to give you …

Best Practices in Planning for Transition

Transition Coalition

Emerging in 1990, the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) began to address transition services. While school districts have created procedures to meet the IDEA requirements, educators continue to strive for more evolved, quality transition planning and services. The purpose of this module is to provide a general working knowledge of the IDEA transition requirements. You will learn about the spirit …