Secondary Transition

Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Deneen Guss, County Superintendent of Schools

Secondary Transition

California Department of Education

Secondary Transition Planning

The CDE offers resources and guidelines to assist youth with disabilities as they transition from school to adult life, including education and training, employment and independent living. This web page offers resources and guidelines for assisting educators, parents, and agency partners to improve compliance with state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to transition age youth and improve post-high school outcomes. These resources supplement the California Transition Alliance’s document, Transition Planning: The Basics. Resources are organized into five categories: Employment, Education and Training, Independent Living, Compliance, and the Guideposts for Success(PDF) document.

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California Transition Alliance

Let's Work California

Designed to increase access to information for Californians with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DDs), their families and supporters to obtain competitive integrated employment (CIE), Let’s Work! is a unique video-based initiative of the California Transition Alliance. Funded by the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities Council (SCDD), the project is consistent with the SCDD mission to advocate, promote and implement policies and practices that achieve self-determination, independence, productivity and inclusion in all aspects of community life for Californians with I/DDs and their families.

This trailer provides a preview of the Let's Work! signature video, a series of  documentaries about young adults working in customized, integrated settings produced by Inclusion Films.

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Let's Work! Overview

Let's Work! YouTube Channel

English Let’s Work Networking Guide (PDF)

Mandarin Let’s Work Networking Guide (PDF)

Spanish Let’s Work Networking Guide (PDF)

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National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT)

NTACT's purpose is to assist State Education Agencies, Local Education Agencies, State VR agencies, and VR service providers in implementing evidence-based and promising practices ensuring students with disabilities, including those with significant disabilities, graduate prepared for success in postsecondary education and employment.

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Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Center

The WINTAC will provide training and technical assistance (TA) to State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies (SVRAs) and related agencies and rehabilitation professionals and service providers to help them develop the skills and processes needed to meet the requirements of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).



National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability

NCWD/Youth is your source for information about employment and youth with disabilities. Our partners — experts in disability.

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The Center on Secondary Education for Students with ASD

The Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (CSESA) is a research and development project funded by the U.S. Department of Education that focuses on developing, adapting, and studying a comprehensive school-based and community-based education program for high school students on the autism spectrum.

CSESA is a five year project that brings together experts in autism, secondary education, adolescence, and implementation to work in collaboration with high schools, families, adolescents with ASD, and community members to improve high school experiences and post-secondary outcomes for individuals on the autism spectrum.

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California Autism Professional Training and Information Network

The California Autism Professional Training and Information Network (CAPTAIN) is a cross agency network developed to support the understanding and use of evidence based practices (EBPs) for individuals affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) across the state of California.

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Kenyon Hopkins, M.S.

SELPA Executive Director
Phone: 831.755.0342

Irenea Herrera

SELPA Administrative Assistant
Phone: 831.755.0342