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Secondary Transition or “transition services” as
defined by The Individuals with Disabilities Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004) is
a coordinated set of activities for a student with a disability that:
Is designed to be within
a results-oriented process, that is focused on improving the academic and
functional achievement of the student with a disability to facilitate the
student’s movement from school to post-school activities, including
postsecondary education, vocational education, integrated employment (including
supported employment); continuing and adult education, adult services,
independent living, or community participation;
Is based on the
individual student’s needs, taking into account the student’s strengths, preferences,
and interests; and
related services, community experiences, the development of employment and
other post-school adult living objectives, and, if appropriate, acquisition of
daily living skills and functional vocational evaluation [34CFR §300.43]
Services provided include training on specific
topics in transition for students receiving special education services,
district on-site consultation visits and training, and support for districts
regarding best practice updates and compliance with state and federal
Region 7 provides technical assistance and
professional development opportunities to school districts and charter schools
that are designed to meet federal, state, and local transition
SPP Indicators 1, 2, 13, 14
AAR-2012 Minimum Standards
Directory of Community Resources in Texas
MHSP Opt-in Agreement
Notice of Benefits of RHSP
TEA Secondary Transition Guidance
Texas Association of Vocational Adjustment Coordinators
Transition in Texas
Student Attendance Accounting Handbook
National Technical Assistance Center on Transition
HB 5 Overview
If you have any questions regarding the following events,
feel free to call or e-mail the program contact or the contacts listed when you
click to register for any of the following events.
Upcoming Transition Conferences
Texas Transition Conference: February21-23, 2018 in Houston , Texas
TAVAC Conference: August 1-3, 2018 in Grapevine, Texas
Join the ESC Region 7 Transition Related Listservs
Transition and VAC
The Transition and VAC listserv is intended for educators who are
responsible for or interested in the area of transition and vocational support
for students served by Special Education.
Notices about training opportunities and information about current
issues, state requirements, and legal updates will be shared.
To join the Transition & VAC listserv, click here.
of the TNET listserv is to provide general information and updates about
post-secondary transition to agencies and service providers who work with
students with a disability.
To join the TNET listserv, click here.
We ask that you do not bring children under the age of 18 with you when you attend training presented by Region 7 ESC. Thank you for your cooperation.
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