Transition Program

The Transition Program is a multi-year process naturally sequenced to meet the needs of each grade level.  At the High School, the program includes comprehensive guidance and counseling for parents and students to facilitate career awareness and college admissions.       

What to Expect in Elementary School:

  • Consumer Finance: basic budgeting  
  • Lifetime Wellness: sports and healthy lifestyles
  • Field Trips: curriculum enhancement and opportunities to practice shaping behavior skills in typical settings






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What to Expect in Middle School:

  • Consumer Finance: Finance Park - year long program culminates in government and business role playing 
  • Lifetime Wellness: healthy lifestyles, working as team and leadership roles
  • Field Trips: curriculum enhancement, opportunities to practice shaping behavior skills in typical settings and interact with Post Graduates/Upperclassmen
  • 8th Grade: formal transition activities to prepare for High School




Students role playing at BizTown


What to Expect in High School:

  • Transitioning to High School
  • PreACT & ACT instruction and on-site testing
  • Career Assessment Program
  • Community-Based Work Experience
  • Opportunity with professional job coach
  • Structured Learning Experiences
  • College Experience Trips
  • Supportive Post-Secondary Assistance
  • Referral Assistance
  • Life Skills Training for both independent living and dorm life  
  • Post-Graduate (5th Year) Program to bridge skill development for College or Workplace readiness
  • Transition Workshops/Education for parents
  • Parent Resources


Students standing in from of check-in kiosk at Union Community College