Transition Planning


This micro-credential is awarded to individuals who have successfully completed and passed the Preparing for Transition from School to Adult Life – Starting the Process Early! online class. This online class provides participants with tools and guidance toward effective transition planning.


In order to earn this micro-credential, participants will need to demonstrate the ability to identify the appropriate components of transition planning, identify and administer appropriate assessments, and develop a transition plan and other resources (Personal Futures Plan, Resource Map, etc.).

Learning Outcomes/Objectives

Participants will:

  1. Identify the components of the transition planning cycle.
  2. Complete an inventory of a transition team.
  3. Examine the transition planning needs of a student.
  4. Identify the components of effective collaboration for teams working with transition students EC through post-secondary.
  5. Analyze communication in a team meeting and make recommendations for how the communication could be more collaborative.
  6. Conduct a baseline data assessment.
  7. Create a resource map/network list for an individual student/transition team.
  8. Evaluate 18+ to Post-Secondary implementation plans and strategies.
  9. Describe the components of adult rehabilitation plans and eligibility for adult services.
  10. Articulate the legal rights for adults with disabilities related to employment and academic settings.
  11. Create a survey and implement the survey with members of a transition planning team.
  12. Interview an adult agency representative.
  13. Create an action plan using the survey and interview results.
  14. Develop a transition plan including goals and objectives.
  15. Develop a Person Centered Plan.
  16. Create a content outline for student and teacher transition portfolios.