Transition Planning & Resources

  • Welcome to the Newton Public School's Transition Planning Website!

    This website is designed to support young adults and their families navigate the transition planning process.  Transition planning is a collaborative effort that involves young adults, their families, school staff, and other important community members.  Transitioning into adulthood is an exciting but often overwhelming time for young adults and their families.  Each young adult will have a different transition planning experience because his or her unique vision for his or her future.  The transition planning process takes into consideration an individual's interests, strengths, challenges, needs, and preferences.  

    There are a range of resources and supports young adults can access as they consider what they would like to do when they transition into adulthood.  This website will provide guidance and resources on a range of transition topics including career development & employment, self-determination skill development, independent living skills development, higher education, and legal & financial planning.  

    Please click on active links throughout the pages as you navigate the website.  Use the index and subpages on the left side of the screen to explore the website and learn more about the transition planning process.

     Transition planning is a collaborative process that all members of the IEP team are involved in.  Please contact your child's case manager, liaison, or inclusion facilitator with specific questions about your child's transition plan.

    If you have general transition planning questions or questions about the content of this website, please contact:

    Jill Curry, NPS Transition Coordinator
    Office: 617-559-9021
    Email: jill_curry@newton.k12.ma.us

     

    This website is intended to provide a sampling of transition related information and resources. Newton Public Schools do not endorse or recommend any product, process, or service.