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Ed Resources Ohio - Transition

Find information and resources to assist with transition planning.

Go to EdResourcesOhio.org

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Backward Planning Tool

Download the Backward Planning Chart from EdResourcesOhio.

Backwards Planning Tool
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My Life - Transition Assessment

Download the "My Life" transition planning tool to use with individual student planning.

Get "My Life"

Indicator 13 - Examples/Nonexamples

Use the Indicator 13 case studies from the NSTTAC Web site.

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Indicator 13 Checklist

Use the checklist to review the postsecondary transition planning components of the IEP.

Get the I-13 Checklist
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Transition Assessment Library

Find Age Appropriate Transition Assessments.

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Ohio Means Jobs Website

Ohio's no-cost, career planning system for students, teachers and school counselors.

Go to the website
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Quick Book of Assessments

A variety of transition assessments to assist with transition planning.

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Transition Considerations Checklist

A checklist of considerations for transition planning.

Transition Activities

Examples of Coordinated Set of Activites

Ideas for transition services and activites.


The Center on Transition to Employment for Youth with Disabilities has issued a brief, Do Promising Vocational Interventions Benefit At-Risk Youth?

Read more: Promising Interventions That Benefit At-Risk Youth

The National High School Center’s Knowledge Database is a free online resource located at the High School Knowledge Database.

Read more: High School Knowledge Database

Self Advocacy and Postsecondary is a 2-minute clip with tips for students on strategies for self-advocacy for technology and services to acquire and use accessible instructional materials. This is one of many instructional videos that can be found at the National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials.

The National High School Center's Early Warning System (EWS) has recently released an updated version of the tool and technical manual to better support users.

Read more: New Updates to the National High School Center's Early Warning System (EWS) Tool v2.0 and...

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Special Education Contacts

For information and resources realted to special education contact:

Post-Secondary Transition UDL Consultant
Cherie Smith


Extended Standards PBIS Consultant
Tiffini Flugga


Alternate Assessment, Extended Standards, Special Education Lead Consultant
Caryn Timmerman


Early Learning and School Readiness Consultant
Michele Bambauer


Family and Community Engagement Consultant
Kim Moritz