Indicator 13: Secondary Transition - Percent of youth aged 16 and above with an IEP that includes coordinated, measurable, annual IEP goals and transition services that will reasonably enable the student to meet the post-secondary goals.

Data Source: Sample of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)

Calculation: Percent = [(# of youth with IEPs aged 16 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 student’s 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) divided by the (# of youth with an IEP age 16 and above)] times 100.

1. Is there a measurable postsecondary goal or goals as appropriate for the following areas: education/training, employment, and/or independent living?

2. Is (are) there annual IEP goal(s) that reasonably enable the child to meet the postsecondary goal(s)?

Explanation: Is (are) an annual goal(s) included in the IEP that will help the students make progress towards the stated postsecondary goal(s)? If yes, circle the Y.

3. Are there transition services in the IEP that focus on improving the academic and functional achievement of the student to facilitate their movement from school to post-school?

Explanation: Is a type of instruction, related service, community experience, development of employment and other post–school adult living objectives, and if appropriate, acquisition of daily living skills, and provision of a functional vocational evaluation listed in association with meeting the post-secondary goal(s)? If yes, then circle Y.

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