Transitioning from High School

Resources found at this page address issues and concerns students, their families and high school educators may have about transitioning from high school to college or the world of work.

Transition of Students With Disabilities To Post-Secondary Education: A Guide for High School Educators: The purpose of this guide developed by the Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is to provide high school educators with answers to questions students with disabilities may have as they get ready to move to the post-secondary education environment. For students with disabilities, a big factor in their successful transition from high school to post-secondary education is accurate knowledge about their civil rights.

Students with Disabilities Preparing for Post-Secondary Education: The information in this pamphlet, provided by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the U. S. Department of Education, explains the rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities who are preparing to attend post-secondary schools. This pamphlet also explains the obligations of a post-secondary school to provide academic adjustments, including auxiliary aids and services, to ensure the school does not discriminate on the basis of disability.