​Supporting Strong Transitions for Youth With Disabilities

Welcome to Tennessee’s online home for training and resources on preparing students with disabilities for life after high school. Our goal is to improve transition outcomes for youth and young adults with disabilities by sharing research-based practices and policies. Our site is organized into different sections for educators, for providers, and for students. Each includes free video-based lessons, ideas, resources, and much more.

What Transition Tennessee Offers

The mission of TransitionTN is to ensure that students with disabilities have access to opportunities, instruction, supports, and services to elevate their in-school and post-school outcomes. Some of our work includes:

  • Free training and resources for educators, Pre-Employment Transition Service providers, and other transition stakeholders
  • Assessment and Curriculum Databases
  • Instructional guides for Pre-ETS
  • Access to live and recorded webcasts and other virtual events
  • Information about outside agencies
  • Practical tip sheets and resources for families
  • Monthly newsletter
Free Online and In-person Trainings

Lessons for Students

The student website provides opportunities to explore a variety of topics related to the transition to adulthood. The site offers:

  • Interactive lessons for students that support transition instruction
  • Short videos to introduce transition topics
  • Role-play scenarios providing decision-making experiences
  • Supporting activities that require students to apply their knowledge in the classroom and community
  • Coursework that can be added to student’s transition portfolio