Secondary transition

The Secondary Transition page is focused on improving the academic and functional success of youth with disabilities. In partnership with the Center on Transition Innovations, the resources provided support the transition of youth with disabilities from school to post-school living, learning, and working environments.


Understanding secondary transition planning

Secondary Transition Planning is:

  • an ongoing process starting no later than age 14 based on postsecondary expectations and transition assessment information

Secondary transition planning may include:

  • Specially designed instruction
  • Related services
  • Community experiences
  • Development of employment and other post-school adult living objectives
  • If appropriate, acquisition of daily living skills and functional evaluation

 VDOE's Transition Services website