Transition Coordinating Council
The Montgomery County Transition Coordinating Council works to promote effective transition for students with disabilities. The council is made up of parents, school districts, business representatives, advocates, agency personnel, and Montgomery County Intermediate Unit staff. Through a collaborative effort, the Transition Council assists students with disabilities prepare for adult life. The council provides information to students, parents, educators, businesses, and the Montgomery County community. It sponsors informational meetings and programs designed to positively impact the transition process. The Transition Council meets bimonthly to discuss needs and to develop creative solutions to problems associated with transition.
The Montgomery County Transition Coordinating Council sponsors an annual Agency Night for secondary special needs students. The evening program includes a guest speaker knowledgeable in services available to special needs students as they transition from school age services. An agency resource fair follows and is available to provide information on adult services in the areas of Employment/Day Programs, Post Secondary Education, Residential and Supported Living, Recreation and Leisure, Advocacy, and Community Resources. The event is attended by students, families, and educators.