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Providing Secondary Transition Services During COVID-19

COVID-19 and Special Education

View information for educators and parents to support students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 resources for special education

 

Secondary Transition Office Hours

Gail Lott will offer monthly office hours on the following Wednesdays from 3:00 - 4:00 PM.

September 2nd
October 7th
November 4th
December 2nd

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Transition Meeting

Meeting ID: 966 6616 7898
Passcode: 091388

 


Overview

The CDE Secondary Transition Team is committed to supporting schools and families during these unique times.  To ease your burden of finding and selecting secondary transition resources, we have collected resources and tools specific to secondary transition that may be useful as you plan for students. 

Disclaimer

The following resources are offered for consideration during the time of remote instruction due to COVID-19.  This list is not comprehensive of all possible resources. The listed resources are provided for information only. The Colorado Department of Education does not endorse, represent, or warrant the accuracy or reliability of any of the information, content, services, or other materials provided by these educational service providers. Any reliance upon any information, content, materials, products, services, or vendors included on or found through this listing shall be at the discretion of the user.



Career/Employment

  • 50 Videos for Career Path Explorations  From the arts to science to religion, introduce students to a variety of careers with KQED, BAVC and Salesforce resources.  Use these videos to inspire young people to discover careers and explore possible career paths.
  • CareerOneStop video collection  CareerOneStop's video collection allows individuals to learn about careers, industries, skills and abilities, or work options and education levels.
  • Indiana Secondary Transition Resource Center  The website includes a wide variety of short career exploration videos. Some demonstrate the job activities and the type of workplace environment employees would be expected to work in; others interview an employee about their work, their career preparation, and what they enjoy about working in their fields. 
  • Next Vista for Learning - Career videos  1000s of videos about various careers such as health and fitness, history and culture, math, performing arts, etc.
  • Pennsylvania CareerZone  This is a state-supported career exploration and planning system designed to support career and college readiness.

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Families

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Helpful Online Resources

ASD Resources

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Independent Living

  • Project 10 Transition Education Network  These resources provide information and resources for school professionals, students and families regarding independent living options and strategies for students with disabilities. Resources are included for financial literacy, health, housing, leisure and recreation, and transportation.
  • Self-Determination – I’m determined  Focuses on providing direct instruction, models, and opportunities to practice skills associated with self-determined behavior. This project facilitates youth, especially those with disabilities to undertake a measure of control in their lives, helping to set and steer the course rather than remaining the silent passenger.
  • Zarrow Center for Learning Enrichment – Self-Awareness, Self-Advocacy, and Self-Determination  Transition education resources to build students’ self-awareness, self-advocacy, and self-determination.

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National Resources

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Postsecondary Education/Outcomes

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Transition Assessment Resources

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Virtual/Remote Learning

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Contact:

Gail Lott, M.A.
Phone:  303.866.6721
Email Gail Lott


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