MIDDLE SCHOOL TRANSITION ACTIVITIES

Below, please find transition activities that may individual or groups of students.  Items denoted by an asterisk are highly recommended for this grade band.

 

 

POST SECONDARY

Career Center Visit / Presentation
Attend College fair

EMPLOYMENT

Attend 8th grade orientation *

Attend high school tour for 8th graders *

Review requirements for 4-5 year graduation with parent and student *

Invite parents to attend 8th grade scheduling for High School /Review criteria for earning credits *

Monitor academic progress for passing grades *

Drive of Your Life

Participate in Reality Store

Job Shadowing/Work experience

Participate in Community Based Instruction (for Life Skills students)

Attend Career fair

News2You – Unique – Transition Passport

INDEPENDENT LIVING

Discuss various safety procedures *

Participate in writing IEP *

Identify Appropriate Relationships *

Research Steps to Obtain Drivers License

Practice Communicating Needs

Read Environmental Print

Develop Consumer Skills

Practice Doing Laundry

Practice Managing Money

Practice Monitoring Hygiene Needs

Practice Following a Schedule

Plan and Cook Simple Meals

9th & 10th Grade TRANSITION ACTIVITIES

Below, please find transition activities that may individual or groups of students.  Items denoted by an asterisk are highly recommended for this grade band.

 

 

POST SECONDARY

Review criteria for earning credits

Find dates and times of College Fairs/Meet with College Representatives

Do a Google search to determine education requirements for (specific desired job)

Make an appointment to talk to Voc Rehab specialist, to talk about supports available to help the student to get a college education.

EMPLOYMENT

 Job Shadowing/Work experience

*Practice Job interview / application

Complete a resume 

Make an appointment to talk to Voc Rehab specialist, to talk about job training opportunities.

Tour of the career-tech programs

Take a Careers Interest Inventory

Practice “job interviews”

INDEPENDENT LIVING

 Complete “Planning for Community Life” worksheet

Apply reading and math skills during Community Training opportunities, e.g, grocery shopping from a list

Use calming strategies when frustrated by difficult work

Research Steps to Obtain Drivers License

11th & 12th Grade TRANSITION ACTIVITIES

Below, please find transition activities that may individual or groups of students.  Items denoted by an asterisk are highly recommended for this grade band.

 

 

POST SECONDARY

Consult with guidance to review academic progress and credit status (within the first quarter)

Ask teachers for needed accommodations, allowed in student’s IEP

Make an appointment to talk to Voc Rehab specialist, to talk about job training opportunities / college education

Pass Personal Finance /Consumer Math Class

Make an appointment to talk to Voc Rehab specialist, to talk about job training opportunities.

EMPLOYMENT

Complete job application

Practice Job interview / application

Do a Google search to determine education requirements for (specific desired job)

Participate in Work Experience

INDEPENDENT LIVING

Gather information for a Medicaid waiver

Participate in Community Based Instruction (for Life Skills students)

Complete a resume

Apply reading and math skills during Community Training opportunities, e.g, grocery shopping from a list

Use calming strategies when frustrated by difficult work

Make 5 lunches independently, during Home Ec classes, using  picture recipes.

Use public transportation at least 3 times to get from the school to the grocery store.

Take test for driver’s license.

Obtain state ID

Community Based Training

Research Steps to Obtain Drivers License

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