Educator and Parent Portal
This portal is for parents and educators of transition-aged youth (age 14 and older) and highlights some of the information and resources found on or via this website. Explore the menu bar at the top to see lots more.
Transition planning in IEPs
- Diagram showing how the parts of the IEP fit on a transition planning path (PDF), from Oregon.
- Talk with your student about their likes and dislikes. Interest inventories are a good tool for this.
- Start with a conversation with your student about their goals for adult life: postsecondary goals
- Check out the Life After High School Transition Tool Kit (PDF) and some exemplar IEP transition plans.
- Transition assessments give you valuable information for planning and decision-making.
- Explore options for education after high school, including college, learning a trade, or a gap year. There are more options than you think!
- All colleges offer support for students with disabilities: College disability services in NH and border states
- Design a credit-bearing experience outside the classroom: Extended Learning Opportunities (ELOs). Get in-depth information at BeyondClassroom.org
- Effective Practices: Supporting Youth In School, In the Community and On the Job (PDF, 22 pages) is a set of research-based strategies for building youth skills for adult living and working in the community. 41-minute video diving deeper into the strategies.
New content 11-1-23