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Indicator 13 and Transition

What is Transition Planning

Transition planning is the process of helping students with IEPs and their families think about their life after high school and identify long-range goals designing their high school experience. The process ensures that students gain the skills and connections they need to achieve these goals. This process is documented through the use of the online Postsecondary Transition Plan or PTP. Planning for the future is an investment in a student’s postsecondary success and the student should be at the center of the planning process. More information regarding the PTP can be found on the PTP page of this website.

Indicator 13

Indicator 13 is the percent of youth with IEPs aged 16 (beginning at age 14 in Wisconsin) and above with an IEP that includes appropriate measurable postsecondary goals that are annually updated and based upon an age appropriate transition assessment, transition services, including courses of study, that will reasonably enable the student to meet those postsecondary goals, and annual IEP goals related to the students transition services needs. There also must be evidence that the student was invited to the IEP team meeting where transition services are to be discussed and evidence that, if appropriate, a representative of any participating agency was invited to the IEP team meeting with the prior consent of the parent or student who has reached the age of majority. Indicator 13 DPI Page

New Educators

If you are a new educator or new to transition and writing Postsecondary Transition Plans (PTPs), the Transition Improvement Grant staff provide professional development opportunities to learn more about the steps of the PTP application from compliance to best practice, transition tools to increase student outcomes and valuable transition resources. TIG offers two PTP courses that are free and self-paced.

Enroll In TIG’s PTP Courses Today!

Introduction to the Postsecondary Transition Plan (PTP) is a one and a half to two hour beginning course on completing PTPs in the PTP application.

Implementing the Postsecondary Transition Planning (PTP) Best Practices in the IEP is an eight to ten hour in-depth course on the PTP and transition planning.