Career and Transition Services
Successful transition to a variety of postsecondary options is achieved through a continuum of instructional strategies, collaborative interdisciplinary team supports, use of technology, and awareness of and access to community resources.
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Career and Transition Services offers classes and programs that teach workplace readiness skills, employability skills, self-advocacy, and self-determination.
Programming for Students Ages 18-22
Students receive instruction in career education in a variety of community settings and businesses. In addition to learning work skills, students receive instruction in applied academics, self-advocacy and independent living skills.
Planning for the transition from school to post-school options is a critical part of a students’ Individual Education Program (IEP) process in the middle and high school years.
Career Assessment Services
Secondary students receiving special education can participate in any career assessment service.
Work Based Learning links the classroom to the real world. This offers students with disabilities knowledge, skills and experiences. They explore career options and develop tailored plans for the future.
Career and Transition Services provides assistance with adult agency referrals and linkages to postsecondary services for students to include college accommodations, the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services and the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board.
Events for Students and Parents
Career and Transition Services offers a number of informational events for students and their parents/guardians each year.