Transition Program

Program Description
Our focus is on providing experience-based learning opportunities for students ages 18-21 in their journey from school to adulthood. The Transitions Program prepares students for post-high school opportunities in the areas of employment and independent living while gaining valuable experiences in community-based settings.

Common Characteristics/Needs of Students Served
• Students who have participated in either the Life Skills or Structured Learning Center Programs (or a similar program if transferring to our district) during high school
• Likely post-high school outcome of supported employment through the Developmental Disabilities Administration or needing assistance in obtaining critical job skills
• Able to safely access the community with instruction and support

Critical Program Elements (Non-negotiables)
• Real time vocational training at job-sites in the community
• Focus on maximizing independence with critical adaptive skills such as communication, work, health and safety, community use, home living, self-care, leisure skills, social skills, self-direction and functional academics
• Building on student’s strengths, preferences and interests with activities/instruction that support being an engaged, active community member

Transition program is located at and operates out of Weston High School.