To increase participant’s knowledge of the transition process as outlined in the following Exceptional Student Educator Competencies revised in 2009:
- Identify activities relevant to the four stages of career development (i.e., awareness, exploration, preparation, and placement).
- Identify the essential domains of transition planning (e.g., personal-social, general community functioning, employment, leisure-recreational) for students with disabilities.
- Demonstrate knowledge of transition planning using student and family characteristics (e.g., socioeconomic status, gender, cultural and linguistic background) to develop desired postschool outcomes.
- Identify resources and strategies for assisting students in functioning in a variety of environments to which they will be transitioning.
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