What is Transition?
ransition is a process designed to assist students with disabilities to achieve their postsecondary goals in the areas of education, employment and adult living. Through transition planning, annual goals and a coordinated set of activities focusing on both academic and functional skills are established to facilitate progress towards a student's postsecondary goals.
Federal and State Law
Federal law states that beginning no later than the first IEP to be in effect when the child turns 16 (State law states age 14), or younger if determined appropriate by the IEP Team, and updated annually, thereafter, the IEP must include -Appropriate measurable postsecondary goals based upon age appropriate transition assessments related to training, education, employment, and, where appropriate, independent living skills. The transition services (including courses of study) needed to assist the child in reaching those goals.
Campus Contact Information
Transition for Students in Foster Care
Transition Planning Guide for Students in Foster Care
Foster Care Resource Guide
Texas Transition and Employment Guide
Texas Transition and Employment Guide - English
Texas Transition and Employment Guide - Spanish
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Transition Employment Services Designee
For questions regarding post-secondary transitions, including the transition from education to employment, for students receiving special education services, contact the districts transition and employment designee:
M.R. Wood Education Center
138 Avenue F
Sugar Land, Texas 77498
Phone # 281-634-1143