Easing into Secondary Transition Related Resources

This section contains a list of statewide secondary resources and services. The list is organized into the table below, which provides resources for districts looking to improve and enhance secondary transition services. 

Each agency is listed at the top of the table by an acronym that is hyperlinked for easy website access. The check marks (Check mark) in the column beneath each agency identify the specific transition-related resources and customized services, supports, and additional servicehey provide. Each topic is designated as service, technical assistance, workshop/PD, or a combination of them. For more specific information, please contact the agency personnel listed on the contact page.

  • For agencies (BESB, BRS, DDS, DMHAS) that require eligibility to access their resources, please go to the agency's website for information on how to apply for eligibility. 
  • Please contact the individuals on the contact page for more specific information and to discuss customized services to address your district’s needs.
  • For updates to this list, please contact Alycia M. Trakas, Education Consultant, at 860-713-6932 or Alycia.Trakas@ct.gov.

 

Resources to Improve and Enhance Secondary Transition Services
Secondary Transition Resources and Services Available ACES BESB BRS CES CPAC CREC CSDE DDS DMHAS EAST
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LEARN SERC Secondary Transition Resources and Services Available 
Alignment of Student Success Plans (SSPs) with Individualized Plans (e.g., individualized education programs (IEPs), 504 plans, individualized healthcare plans (IHPs), summary of performances (SOPs)) (workshop/professional development (PD))  Check mark Check mark link Check mark Eligibility Check mark Eligibility Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Alignment of Student Success Plans (SSPs) with Individualized Plans (e.g., individualized education programs (IEPs), 504 plans, individualized healthcare plans (IHPs), summary of performances (SOPs)) (workshop/professional development (PD))
Assistive Technology Assessments (service)   Check mark Eligibility Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark
 Assistive Technology Assessments (service)
Assistive Technology & Transition (service, workshop/PD) Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark   Check mark Check mark   Check mark Check mark  Assistive Technology & Transition (service, workshop/PD)
Benefits Counseling (service) Check mark

Benefits Counseling (service) 
Career Guidance and Counseling (service) Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark Career Guidance and Counseling (service) 
Common Core State Standards (technical assistance, workshop/PD) Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark  Common Core State Standards (technical assistance, workshop/PD)
Community-Based Transition Services: A Path to College and Career Readiness (technical assistance, workshop/PD) Check mark Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Community-Based Transition Services: A Path to College and Career Readiness (technical assistance, workshop/PD) 
Co-Teaching (workshop/PD) Check mark 
Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark  Co-Teaching (workshop/PD)
Creating an AT Team at the High School Level (technical assistance, workshop/PD) Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark
Check mark
Check mark Creating an AT Team at the High School Level (technical assistance, workshop/PD) 
Developing Partnerships for Work-Based Learning (technical assistance, workshop/PD) Check mark  Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark  Check mark  Developing Partnerships for Work-Based Learning (technical assistance, workshop/PD) 
Developing Positive Relationship with Families (technical assistance, workshop/PD) Check mark  Check mark
Check mark Check mark
Check mark Check mark Developing Positive Relationship with Families (technical assistance, workshop/PD) 
Differentiated Instruction (DI) (workshop/PD) Check mark  Check mark  Check mark Check mark  Differentiated Instruction (DI) (workshop/PD)
Educational Benefit Review Process (workshop/PD) Check mark
Check mark  Educational Benefit Review Process (workshop/PD) 
Educational and Vocational Services for students and adults (service) Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark (>21) Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark Educational and Vocational Services for students and adults (service) 
e-learning modules (AT, employment skills, financial literacy, independent living planning, personal assistants, soft skills, etc.) (workshop/PD) Check mark 
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Check mark  e-learning modules (AT, employment skills, financial literacy, independent living planning, personal assistants, soft skills, etc.) (workshop/PD)
Establishing/Evaluating Transition and Community-Based Services (technical assistance) Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Establishing/Evaluating Transition and Community-Based Services (technical assistance) 
Family Consultation and Technical Assistance (service, technical assistance) Check mark  Check mark
Family Consultation and Technical Assistance (service, technical assistance) 
Job-embedded PD and/or Technical Assistance on Secondary Transition Planning (service, technical assistance)  Check mark  Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark  Job-embedded PD and/or Technical Assistance on Secondary Transition Planning (service, technical assistance)
Job Coach Training (workshop/PD) Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Job Coach Training (workshop/PD) 
Job Search Assistance (service) Check mark  Check mark  Check mark  Check mark Check mark 
Job Search Assistance (service) 
Job-Site Assessment and Accommodations (service) Check mark  Check mark  Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark  Check mark
Check mark Job-Site Assessment and Accommodations (service) 
Legal compliance with Department of Labor (technical assistance) Check mark 
Check mark

Check mark Legal compliance with Department of Labor (technical assistance) 
Person Centered Planning (e.g., MAPS, PATH, RENEW, Charting the LifeCourse) (service, workshop/PD)  Check mark  Check mark  
Check mark  Check mark Check mark  Check mark  Person Centered Planning (e.g., MAPS, PATH, RENEW, Charting the LifeCourse) (service, workshop/PD)
Navigating the Adult Service System (technical assistance, workshop/PD) Check mark  Check mark  Check mark 

Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark
Navigating the Adult Service System (technical assistance, workshop/PD) 
One-on-one Transition Planning Support (service) Check mark  Check mark Check mark   Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark One-on-one Transition Planning Support (service) 
Opportunity to observe internal Transition Coordinators (service) Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Opportunity to observe internal Transition Coordinators (service) 
Preparing for the Road Ahead: Helping Student Transition to College and Careers (technical assistance, workshop/PD) Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Preparing for the Road Ahead: Helping Student Transition to College and Careers (technical assistance, workshop/PD) 
Post-High School Training and Education (service) Check mark Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Post-High School Training and Education (service) 
Presentations to students, families, schools about BRS and employment for individual with disabilities (workshop/PD) Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Presentations to students, families, schools about BRS and employment for individual with disabilities (workshop/PD) 
Regional Transition Networks (technical assistance, workshop/PD) Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Regional Transition Networks (technical assistance, workshop/PD) 
Responsible Inclusive Practice: Online Learning Modules
Check mark  Responsible Inclusive Practice: Online Learning Modules 
Secondary Transition-CSDE Annual Updates (technical assistance, workshop/PD) Check mark 
Check mark Secondary Transition-CSDE Annual Updates (technical assistance, workshop/PD) 
Secondary Transition Planning: Making the IEP a Living Document (technical assistance, workshop/PD) Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Secondary Transition Planning: Making the IEP a Living Document (technical assistance, workshop/PD) 
Self-Advocacy & Self-Determination Programs (workshop/PD) Check mark  Check mark Check mark     Check mark
Check mark Check mark  Self-Advocacy & Self-Determination Programs (workshop/PD)
Site Visits (service) Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark  Site Visits (service)
Special Education and Related Services (e.g., on-site out placement services, inpatient care) (service)  Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark Special Education and Related Services (e.g., on-site out placement services, inpatient care) (service)
Statewide Events Calendar and Resources (service) Check mark Check mark

Statewide Events Calendar and Resources (service) 
Student Success Plans (technical assistance, workshop/PD)
Check mark Check mark
Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Student Success Plans (technical assistance, workshop/PD) 
Student Consultation and Technical Assistance (service, technical assistance) Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Student Consultation and Technical Assistance (service, technical assistance) 
Transition Planning (special education services inpatient care) (service) Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark Transition Planning (special education services inpatient care) (service)
Transition/Vocational Assessments (workshop/PD) Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark
Check mark Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Transition/Vocational Assessments (workshop/PD)
Transition materials and resources in English and Spanish (hard copy, website, e-newsletter) Check mark Check mark
Check mark
Check mark Check mark Check mark Transition materials and resources in English and Spanish (hard copy, website, e-newsletter) 
Vocational Rehabilitation (on-site, off-site inpatient/outpatient care) (service) Check mark Check mark Check mark  Check mark Vocational Rehabilitation (on-site, off-site inpatient/outpatient care) (service)
What Parents Need to Know about High School Transition Planning and Services (workshop/PD) Check mark
Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark What Parents Need to Know about High School Transition Planning and Services (workshop/PD) 
Young Adult Program Community Based Transition Services (18-21) (service) Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark  Check mark Check mark Check mark
Young Adult Program Community Based Transition Services (18-21) (service) 
Youth Employment and Training Services (technical assistance, workshop/PD) Check mark Check mark Check mark   Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Youth Employment and Training Services (technical assistance, workshop/PD) 
Workshops on Transition-Related Topics (workshop/PD) Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark
Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Check mark Workshops on Transition-Related Topics (workshop/PD) 

Download this list of statewide secondary transition resources and services