Connecticut Transition Programs

For a listing of CT Transition Programs:

  • Go to EdSight.
  • Select Overview, then Find School/District.
  • In the left hand column, select Transition Programs

CSDE Resources

Description of CT Transition Programs Offering Transition/Vocational Services

Public Transition Program (PTP)

Please Note: Public School-Based Transition Programs (PSBTPs) and Transition Community-Based Programs (TCBPs) have been collapsed into one CT Transition Program category – PTPs.

In order to be recognized by the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE), Bureau of Special Education (BSE) as a PTP and included in the CT Transition Programs list on EdSight, ALL of the following required criteria must be met by each organization:

  1. A transition program operated by a public school district/RESC;
  2. Located in a district high school, on a high school campus, or in a community location;
  3. Provided to students between the ages of 18 and 21 years old who have completed academic credits toward a regular High School Diploma, OR who are not working on academic credits toward a regular High School diploma; and
  4. Provided to students who are working solely on secondary transition goals and objectives through an individualized education program (IEP), which may include functional academics.

Transition/Vocational Services Provider (TVSP)

In order to be recognized by the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE), Bureau of Special Education (BSE) as a qualified TVSP and included in the CT Transition Programs list on EdSight, ALL of the following required criteria must be met by each organization:

  1. A non-public organization that serves as a private vendor/contractor to a public school district for transition/vocational services;
  2. Holds a current and valid contract as a vendor of the CT State Department of Aging and Disability Services (ADS) or the State of CT Department of Developmental Services(DDS);
  3. Serves students between the ages of 18 and 21 years old who have completed academic credits toward a regular High School diploma, OR serves students younger than 18 as a related service on an individualized education program (IEP); and
  4. Offers transition/vocational services, which may include functional academics. (Note that these providers are not approved to provide academic credit toward a regular High School diploma).