• Transition to adult life

    Transition is the process of preparing students for life after they leave high school, including:

    • Participation in post-secondary education
    Employment
    Community living
    Recreation

    A transition consultant is available to assist students, parents,and teachers in meeting these post-school outcomes. Transition Council meetings are scheduled in October, February and May. Training is available to assist teachers with writing the transition plan.

    Countywide Annual Transition Events

    The High School IEP and College Success: How to Make It Happen Seminar for Parents and Students
    Shadow Day at West Chester University for High School Juniors and Seniors with an IEP
    CCIU College Fair: Making the Transition from High School to College
    Food for Thought: Entitlement vs. Eligibility Seminar for Parents
    Employment Expo
    Job Shadowing Day in cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce of Greater West Chester

    For more information, contact: Sharon Shoemaker, 484-237-5041
     
    Click here to access the PA Secondary Transition Guide.
    Click here to access the Chester County Transition wiki.

    IDEA Funded
    Consulting, training, and workshops are offered at no charge to Chester County school districts through funding from IDEA.