Transition Services:  Helping students with disabilities make a successful transition to life after high school.  


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  




The following list of activities is recommended for Freshman:


Graduation Check List 

9th Grade  

10th Grade  

11th Grade  

12th Grade  





Links to Important Information:


MCPS Transition Services  
Overview of transition services in MCPS.


ACT Guidelines for Students with Disabilities
Eligibility and registration information for ACT testing for students with disabilities.

SAT / PSAT Guidelines for Students With Disabilities
Eligibility andregistration information for the SAT and PSAT.

The HEATH Resource Center
The National Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities.

Learning Disabilities Association
The Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) is a non-profit grassroots organization that works to advance the education and general welfare of children and adults with learning disabilities.

Career Center 

MCPS College and Career Website  


Montgomery Works