Adams 12 Five Star Schools 18-21 Transition Services

Updated on Fri, 02/14/2020 - 12:19pm

Who should seek Transition Services?

  • 18-21 years old and reside within the boundaries of Adams 12 Five Star Schools
  • Have an active Individual Education Plan (IEP)
  • Have met minimal graduation requirements or are forgoing a high school diploma
  • Have not received a high school diploma from any school district AND
  • Require additional services to meet post-school transition goals based on identified needs

What:

  • Instruction is focused on increasing independence across these domain areas: vocational, residential, community, recreational, and educational
  • Support is provided to families to assist with adult agency linkages and partnerships
  • Job coaching may be provided to students in unpaid, entry-level and volunteer job tryouts
  • Financial, social, behavioral training is provided to students at community recreation and lunch sites

When:

  • Student schedules are flexible and may vary daily and weekly, based on the individual's needs and IEP goals
  • Hours of support will naturally decrease as students demonstrate proficiency

Where:

  • Direct Instruction regarding personal finance, appropriate relationships, hygiene, safety, etc. takes place in a classroom in a district building.
  • Unpaid entry-level and volunteer work experiences happen at various locations throughout the community across industries.
  • Recreation takes place at student-directed locations throughout the area.  Paid and free experiences are rotated throughout the year.

Please Note:

  • Services are optional
  • Students complete Transition Services at the end of the semester during which they reach 21, when they have completed all their IEP goals, or when they no longer choose to participate and accept their diploma
  • Diplomas will be dated the semester of the year they complete District 12 Services

Transition Teachers

Tammy Barnes 720-972-7124 Tamara.Barnes@adams12.org

Amber Crow 720-972-5879 Amber.Crow@adams12.org

Kelly Hughes 720-972-7125 Kelly.Hughes@adams12.org

Ryan Moore 720-972-7124 Ryan.Moore@adams12.org

Sondra Weber 720-972-8344 Sondra.Weber@adams12.org