Chester County Intermediate Unit

Transition to adult life

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

• Participation in post-secondary education
Community living

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.