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

Job Accommodation Network

Pride Industries

U.S. Department of Labor

Workforce Solutions Upper Rio Grande

College Web Resources

Achieve Texas

Apply Texas

College Board

College for Texans

Completing FAFSA

DABCC Services for Students with Disabilities

Dona Ana Branch Community College

El Paso Community College

EPCC Center for Students with Disabilities

GED Practice Questions

Going To College

Government Loans Kaplan College

New Mexico State University

NMSU Services for Students with Disabilities

Park University

Think College

University of Phoenix

University of Phoenix Services for Students with Disabilities

University of Texas at El Paso

UTEP -Upward Bound Program

UTEP Disabled Student Services Office

Webster University

Vocational Education Web Resources

Academy of Beauty
Aladdin Beauty College
All Culinary Schools
Anamarc College
Career Centers of Texas
Center for Career & Technology
Computer Career Center
Guide to Computer Schools and Computer Training
International Business College
International Schools Professional Driver Training
Job Corps
PIPO Beauty Academy
Regency Beauty Institute Tri-State
Cosmetology Institute
Universal Technical Institute
Western Technical Institute
WyoTech-The Official Technical School

Services Web Resources

Advocacy Incoporated
Center for Children
Children's Disabilities Information Coalition
Emergence Health Network
Imagine Enterprises
Prevent Blindness Texas
Project Arriba
Request for Voter Registration Application
Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
Texas Department of State Health Services
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
The Arc of Texas
Volar - Center for Independent Living

Military Web Resources

Join the Military Border Patrol Academy
El Paso Police Academy
El Paso Sheriff's Department
Selective Service System Online Registration
Today's Military
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Army
U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement - ICE
U.S. Marines
U.S. Navy

Information Web Resources

Autism Society of America
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Connecting the Disability Community to Information and Opportunities
Disaster Preparedness Information
Driver Training and Education
Empowering Parents Through Education
Goodwill Industries Nonprofit Organization
Health Resource Center
Learning Disabilities Association of Texas -Learning Disabilities Association of America
National Center for Learning Disabilities
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
National Institute of Mental Health
Special Olympics - Texas
Texas Connections Academy
U.S. Government's Official Web Portal United Way
United Way
Vocational Information Center