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Transition Services

According to new IDEA 2004, "Transition Services" is a coordinate set of activities designed to be within a results-oriented process, that is focused on improving the academic and functional achievement of the child to facilitate the child's movement from school to post-school activities, including post-secondary education, vocational education, integrated employment, continuing and adult education, adult services independent living, and community participation. In addition, one must consider the student's needed inter-agency responsibilities and linkages. Therefore, below are some agency listings (links) that could assist students and parents in preparing for post-high school activities. If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Mr. Valenzuela at (915)877-7863 or E-mail.

 

• Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) - Counselor at Canutillo High School
• College Bound Students with Disabilities
College Funding Strategies for Students with Disabilities 

 

 

Jobs Web Resources

El Paso Times Job Search
http://www.elpasotimes.gannettonline.com/careerbuilder

Job Accommodation Network
http://www.askjan.org

Pride Industries
http://www.prideindustries.com

U.S. Department of Labor
http://www.dol.gov

Workforce Solutions Upper Rio Grande
http://www.urgjobs.com

College Web Resources

Achieve Texas 
http://www.achievetexas.org

Apply Texas 
https://www.applytexas.org

College Board 
https://www.collegeboard.org

College for Texans 
http://www.collegefortexans.com

Completing FAFSA 
https://studentaid.ed.gov/fafsa

DABCC Services for Students with Disabilities 
http://www.dacc.nmsu.edu/ssd/index.html

Dona Ana Branch Community College 
http://dabcc-www.nmsu.edu/

El Paso Community College 
http://epcc.edu

EPCC Center for Students with Disabilities 
http://www.epcc.edu/Counseling/Pages/CSD.aspx

GED Practice Questions 
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=7980&menu_id=944&menu_id2=945

Going To College 
http://www.going-to-college.org/

Government Loans 
http://www.govloans.gov Kaplan College https://www.kaplancollege.com

New Mexico State University 
http://www.nmsu.edu

NMSU Services for Students with Disabilities 
http://sas.nmsu.edu

Park University 
http://www.park.edu/terms-and-regulations/disability-guidelines.html

Think College
http://www.thinkcollege.net/

University of Phoenix 
http://www.phoenix.edu

University of Phoenix Services for Students with Disabilities 
http://www.phoenix.edu/students/disability-services.html

University of Texas at El Paso 
http://www.utep.edu

UTEP -Upward Bound Program 
http://studentaffairs.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=73321

UTEP Disabled Student Services Office 
http://sa.utep.edu/cass/

Webster University 
http://www.webster.edu

Vocational Education Web Resources

Academy of Beauty
http://www.itsacademyofbeauty.com
Aladdin Beauty College
http://www.aladdinbeauty.com/
All Culinary Schools
http://www.allculinaryschools.com
Anamarc College
http://www.anamarc.edu
Career Centers of Texas
http://info.el-paso.careercenters.edu/
Center for Career & Technology
http://www.ccte.episd.org
Computer Career Center
http://www.vistacollege.edu
Guide to Computer Schools and Computer Training
http://www.computer-schools.info
International Business College
http://www.ibcelpaso.edu
International Schools Professional Driver Training
http://www.internationalschools.com
Job Corps
http://davidlcarrasco.jobcorps.gov/home.aspx
PIPO Beauty Academy
http://www.pipoacademy.com
Regency Beauty Institute
http://www.regency.edu Tri-State
Cosmetology Institute
http://tristatecosmetology.com/
Universal Technical Institute
http://www.uti.edu
Western Technical Institute
http://www.westerntech.edu/
WyoTech-The Official Technical School
http://www.wyotech.edu

Services Web Resources

Advocacy Incoporated
http://www.advocacy-inc.org/
Center for Children
http://center-for-children.org
Children's Disabilities Information Coalition
http://cdicelpaso.org/
Emergence Health Network
http://emergencehealthnetwork.org
Imagine Enterprises
http://imagineenterprises.org/
Prevent Blindness Texas
http://texas.preventblindness.org/
Project Arriba
http://www.projectarriba.org
Request for Voter Registration Application
http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/voter/reqvr.shtml
Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
http://www.dads.state.tx.us
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
http://www.dars.state.tx.us
Texas Department of State Health Services
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us
The Arc of Texas
http://www.thearcoftexas.org
Volar - Center for Independent Living
http://www.volarcil.org

Military Web Resources

ASVAB Test
http://www.military.com
Join the Military Border Patrol Academy
http://borderpatrolrecruiter.com/border_patrol_academy_training
El Paso Police Academy
http://www.elpasotexas.gov/police/training.asp
El Paso Sheriff's Department
http://www.co.el-paso.tx.us/sheriff
Selective Service System Online Registration
https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx
Today's Military
http://todaysmilitary.com/
U.S. Air Force
http://www.AirForce.com
U.S. Army
http://www.goarmy.com
U.S. Coast Guard
http://www.GoCoastGuard.com
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
http://www.cbp.gov
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement - ICE
http://www.ice.gov
U.S. Marines
http://www.Marines.com
U.S. Navy
http://www.navy.com

Information Web Resources

Autism Society of America
http://www.autism-society.org/
Benefits.Gov
http://www.benefits.gov/
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
http://www.cms.gov/
Connecting the Disability Community to Information and Opportunities
https://www.disability.gov/
Disaster Preparedness Information
http://www.redcross.org/prepare
Driver Training and Education
https://esc13.net/drivers/list-driveuni.html
Empowering Parents Through Education
http://www.partnerstx.org/
Goodwill Industries Nonprofit Organization
http://www.goodwill.org/
Health Resource Center
http://www.heath.gwu.edu/
Learning Disabilities Association of Texas -Learning Disabilities Association of America
http://ldaamerica.org/
National Center for Learning Disabilities
http://www.ncld.org/
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
http://nichcy.org/
National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/
Special Olympics - Texas
http://www.sotx.org/
Texas Connections Academy
http://www.ConnectionsAcademy.com
U.S. Government's Official Web Portal
http://www.usa.gov United Way
United Way
http://www.unitedwayelpaso.org/
Vocational Information Center
http://www.khake.com