We believe that students have the potential to achieve all of their aspirations when they are in an environment that does not marginalize.
Click on the title to access each TRAX resource below:
Vocational Awareness Questionnaire
QuickBook of Transition Assessments
See Transition Coordinator for the following Transition Assessment tools:
Some of your students may benefit from a self-referral to the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission for employment supports in adult life or internship opportunities as available during high school years.
If you are not sure if a student should be referred through a self-referral or a 688 referral, see the MRC Referral Flowchart.
This “MRC Self-Referral Toolkit” was created to help you inform students and families of the MRC services and complete the referral process. It includes active links to help you with each of the following:
This self-determination curriculum includes the PowerPoint and all supporting activities. Using the Transition Planning Form as a framework, the focus is on:
The curriculum can be used as a whole or for one or more of these 3 content areas.
SD Supporting Activities
Other Activities and Lessons
This Vocational Awareness curriculum includes the outline and supporting activities. The curriculum is intended to be sequential, from interest assessment, to interview skills and job-finding, although the activities may be pulled for any given student based on their point in the process. It is understood that these steps to vocational success may be differentiated to meet your students’ needs. Many additional methods and career exploration resources exist, so please see the Transition Coordinator if you cannot find what you are looking for, or if you would like help with differentiating instruction/materials.
Occupational Outlook Handbook: The OOH can help students find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
Also use the active links, for each step of the career planning process referenced on our College & Career Planning guide, shown above.
Transition Planning Workbook: The Rural Institute’s Planning Workbook has a number of great activities to engage students in their planning for life after high school.