Special Education Department

Transition Services

 Transition services are defined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as a coordinated set of activities for students that is designed within an outcome-oriented process, which promotes movement from school to post-school activities. These outcomes include:

  •  Postsecondary education
  •  Vocational training
  •  Integrated employment
  •  Continuing and Adult education
  •  Adult services
  •  Independent living
  •  Community participation 

Upcoming Events

MCPS and MD Transition Information

MCPS Transition Services  

Career and Technology Education (CTE) in Maryland

Parent Guide to Special Education in MCPS 

MD Transition Website 

MCPS College and Career Website 

Maryland Transitioning Youth Newsletter  

Community Agencies and Resources    

Department of Rehabilitation Services, DORS  

Developmental Disabilities Administration, DDA   

Montgomery Works, MW 

Montgomery County MD Disability Network Directory 

Maryland Workforce Exchange     

Pathfinders for Autism    

Postsecondary Information  

College Board Services for Students with Disabilities

ACT, Services for Students with Disabilities  

Montgomery College Disability Support Services  

Howard Community College - Project Access 

Montgomery College - How to Succeed in College 

Additional Links and Resources

Abilities Network: Seeing Abilities Not Disabilities 

Occupational Outlook Handbook, OOH

Disability.gov Website

Employment Opportunities 

 Intersection Newsletter: Navigating the Road to Work