Transition Facilitator Asynchronous Learning Course

Vanderbilt’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) will provide a collection of online modules designed specifically for LEA faculty and staff in Tennessee who work in the middle or high school setting. The purpose of this course is to help facilitate effective transition planning for students with autism spectrum disorders. Participants will be equipped with seven online modules to be used in transition planning activities in their own schools and school systems. Module topics include person-centered planning, finances, employment, postsecondary education, independent living, and the Employment and Community First (ECF) Choices program, along with a self-advocate module for students.

Participant Requirements
  • Individual participants serving students in a middle or high school and engage in transition planning activities
Training Topics
  • Person-Centered Planning
  • Finances
  • Employment
  • Postsecondary Education
  • Independent Living
  • Employment and Community First (ECF) Choices program
  • Student Role in Transition
Workshop Format
  • Seven interactive online modules with corresponding handouts and resources
  • Implementation Planning Guide provided for use along with the modules
Proof of Attendance Participants will receive a certificate at the end of each module

This workshop is sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Education and is available to paraeducators in LEAs in Tennessee at no-cost to participants.



Please note: Due to the ever changing reality of COVID-19, TRIAD services are subject to change in terms of service delivery. We are committed to continuing to provide the highest level of coaching and support possible during these uncertain times for the entirety 2021-2022 school year as educators navigate serving students in a variety of settings.

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