Education and Training - FamilyThis section focuses on the information parents need to help their children navigate the expectations of postsecondary education.
Families provide support, encouragement, and guidance to students as they pursue postsecondary education and training. This section focuses on the information parents need to help their children navigate the expectations of postsecondary education.
The National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC) has identified an evidence-based practice in secondary transition planning that leads to positive post-school outcomes in the area of education and training which is meaningful parent involvement throughout the entire transition process.
Transition Planning: The Basics
Parent involvement is referenced on pages 24-26. These pages also provide information on how to comply with element 8 of the Indicator 13 requirements of the State Performance Plan (SPP): SPP - 2011 (DOC; 2MB; Posted 02-Jan-2013)
College Parents of America
College Parents of America is dedicated to serving the diverse needs of current and future college parents. It summarizes great sources of information for current and future college parents to help their children prepare for and succeed in college. Check out how to communicate with your college student. Many of the tips are helpful for everyone, whether they have a student in college or not.
Family Connect for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments
Checklist: A College Planning Timeline
National Gateway to Self-Determination
A newsletter that explores the self-determination skills needed for college success.