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Transition Planning-The Basics
Transition Planning The Basics 2015.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document [2.8 MB]

COP on Secondary Transition Webinars

COP on Secondary Transition
POwer Point
Final Webinar Course of Study Broadcast
Microsoft Power Point Presentation [1.2 MB]
The Diploma
Final Webinar 2 Course of study Diploma.
Microsoft Power Point Presentation [2.1 MB]
Certificate of Completion
Final Webinar 3.19.13 - Course of Study
Microsoft Power Point Presentation [2.0 MB]
Transition and Indicator 13
Apr. 16 Webinar - Transition and Indicat
Microsoft Power Point Presentation [2.7 MB]
Antioch USD Linnked Learning Brochure.pd
Adobe Acrobat Document [827.5 KB]
Course of Study Diploma
course of study diploma IEP[1].pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document [482.2 KB]
IEP Certificate of Completion
IEP Certificate of completion[1].pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document [232.3 KB]
IEP High School Diploma
IEP HS Diploma[1].pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document [119.4 KB]
Transition To College
Transition to College.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document [437.1 KB]
Course of Study
Course of Study Decision Chart.docx
Microsoft Word Document [60.2 KB]


COP on Secondary Transition Webinars- 2013 Click the links below:

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Webinar- 1/15/13 Course of Study

Webinar- 2/19/13 Indicator 13 The


Webinar- 3/19/13 Certificate of Completion

 Webinar- 4/16/13 Writing IEP's That Meet The Legal   Mandate


References and Resources
These resources reflect national research and best practices in the area of transition.

Transition Standards   
National Standards on Secondary Education and Transition:
California Department of Education:
Transition to Adult Living A Guide for Secondary Education
Guideposts for Success

Employer Guideposts for Success
Transition Legislation   
IDEA 2004 Transition
Postschool Outcome Center
National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center

Interagency Links   
Department of Vocational Rehabilitation
Office of Disability Employment Policy
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition
Department of Labor
Social  Security
CA Department of Vocational Rehabilitation
CA Developmental Disabilities Services 
CA Workforce Preparation                       
CA Chancellor’s Office for Community Colleges
CA EDD / LMI Division
CA Mental Health
CA Foster Youth Initiatives
Governor’s Committee on Employment for People with Disabilities
One Stop Career Centers

Other Valuable Resources

A Guide For Young People With Disabilities Transitioning To Adulthood 
National Career Development Guidelines
One Stop Resource Manual
High School Model Transition Program
Youth Today

Housing information

 The following pages provide access to quality transition resources as recommended in the Guideposts for Success.  These resources are meant to add to the resources currently available through the Transition to Adult Living Guide
School Prepatory Experiences
In order to perform at optimal levels in all educational settings, all youth need to participate in educational programs grounded in standards, clear performance expectations and graduation exit options based upon meaningful, accurate an relevant indicators of student learning and skills.
Elements of Quality Transition System, Web-Based Resources,
Contextual Learning and Teaching
(Integration of career development, workplace skills and transition into the standards driven curriculum).   

Equipped for the Future
Contextual Learning/Teaching
Financial Literacy
Budgeting, Career planning
Resources for curriculum integration

Academic and CTE Standards
    California Core Academic Standards
California Career Technical Standards

Multiple Assessments
(Transition assessments, learning styles, functional skills evaluation, formal, informal and situational age appropriate evaluations of strengths, preferences, interests and transition needs).   

Transition Readiness Survey online

Multiple Intelligences
Learning styles
Transition Assessment
Career Planning Begins with Assessment manual

Functional Skills
    Life Skills evaluation   Casey Foundation

Knowledge and Access to learning accommodations while in school   
Accommodation, Modification

Colleges and Universities have specific sites for information about accommodation protocols- Disability Student Program and Services
Use of individual personal transition planning
    Role of Transition in the IEP and curriculum planning

Career Preparation and Work Based Learning Experiences
Career preparation and work-based learning experiences are essential in order for youth to form and develop aspirations and make informed choices about careers.  These experiences can be provided during the school day or through after school programs and will require collaboration with other organizations and employers.
Elements of Quality Transition System.  Web-Based Resources,
Career Assessments,
    Career Assessment Manual
Personal Data Wizard
Career assessment
Career quizzes
Career Assessment resources
Diagnostic Center portfolio

Portfolio Assessment
Career Assessments

Exposure to postsecondary education and other lifelong learning opportunities.    Organizing peer mentoring programs
Tours of postsecondary education programs

Exposure to career opportunities that lead to a living wage, including information about educational requirements, entry requirements and income and benefit potential and asset accumulations   

Handbook for Implementing A comprehensive Workbased Learning Program
Articulated WorkBased Learning System
Reality Check-what it costs to live
Training designed to improve job seeking skills and work-place basic skills.
Work Smart
21st Century Skills
Job Search Tips

Using the Internet for Career Research/Job Search
Writing scanable resumes

Work Based Career Exploration Activities
Organize a career fair
Organize a job shadow event
On the job training experiences, including service learning that are directly linked to a program of study and school credit.   
Regional Occupation Programs
Understand relationship between benefits planning and career choices
Earned Income Exclusion
Disability benefits and working
Benefit planning resources
Communicate disability related work support / accommodation needs  
Job Accommodation Network
Requesting accommodations

Mind Your Own Business

Youth Development and Leadership
Youth development is a process that prepares young people to meet the challenges of adolescence and adulthood through a coordinated, progress series of activities and experiences which help them gain skills and competencies.
Elements of Quality Transition System, Web-Based Resources,
Mentoring Activities.
 Workplace  Mentors and regional non-profit mentoring programs
Paving the Way to Work-Career focused Mentor guide
Exposure to role models, including role models with disabilities.   
The Worksite for Youth
One-stop site for stories, news and tools for action by and for children & youth

 LD Manual on Self Advocacy
411 on Disability Disclosure

Exposure  and participation in personal leadership and youth development activities including community service.   
Leading  National Youth Leadership Network
Do Something (Community Service Projects)
Forum for Youth Investment
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

Student Led IEPS

An understanding of disability history, culture and disability public policy as well as rights and responsibilities.   
Disability history, culture
Disability Rights
Disability Information
Challenges of Mental Health Needs Tunnels and Cliffs

Acquisition of appropriate assistive technologies   
Alliance for Technology Access
Web Accessibility in Mind


Disability Information for Parents
National Center for Learning Disabilities
IDEA Parent Guide

National Center on Special Education and Transition
Resources for parents

A Webinar Series Triangulating Postsecondary Goals

Triangulation Power Point
Microsoft Power Point Presentation [3.3 MB]
Smart IEP's
Adobe Acrobat Document [97.2 KB]
Transition in the IEP
Microsoft Word Document [51.0 KB]
Essential Life Skills for Teens
Essential Life Skills for All Teens.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document [197.7 KB]
A Webinar Series 2 resource page.docx
Microsoft Word Document [13.3 KB]
Anchor Standards.doc
Microsoft Word Document [88.5 KB]
Microsoft Word Document [37.5 KB]