Transition Assessment Individual Application Assignment
Mike should always be given opportunities to update his dreams, revise his goals, and develop new plans for post-secondary options
It is imperative that Mike begin identifying interest and abilities that correlate to specific occupational titles and to begin to explore those specific occupational titles or career cluster areas.
Personal pathways, career matching tools, individual learning plan, course charting tools, and workforce connections.
Your Career Possibilities: Interactive Tool World of Work
Inventure Group product that guides an individual through the process of identifying gifts, passion and work environments that correlate with values.
Identifies whether the individual is other-directed, somewhat dependent on others, or is more self-directed in the job search process.
Your Career Possibilities: Plans for High School, Thinking about College, Choosing a College Major
Every effort should be made to structure course schedule and develop plans that align with Mike's postsecondary educational and training options. This includes promoting academic skills and creating a challenging 4-year plan of study.
Will identify strengths and weaknesses in reading for information, listening, note-taking, memory, test preparation and time management.
Study Skills Inventory
Measures the five factors that assess attitudes associated with college success in the areas of Commitment to Education, Self- and Resource-Management, Interpersonal and Social Skills, Academic Success Skills, and Career Planning Skills.
More information is needed to determine which daily living skills require further teaching and/or supports
Measures basic knowledge of money management in the areas of Income and Careers, Banking and Budgeting, Credit and Debt, Saving and Investing, and Rights and Risks.
To discriminate ability for safe independent living within an apartment setting
Not addressed at this time until specific interests and interpersonal relationships can be cultivated
This area is targeted, but not deemed a priority; however, documenting community resources available should be an ongoing process.
Community Assessment compiles transportation, community resource, human resource, and adult resource providers
Utilize this interactive tool to develop a map of community resources.
Map My Community
This domain is targeted, but not deemed a priority. It is felt that upon completion of Health class, this area should be reassessed to determine specific areas of concern.
Since their was an indication of poor self-esteem, further assessment data should be gathered to pinpoint specifically what areas are of concern. Additionally, beginning to develop the critical self-determination skill of setting goals will be an ongoing priority.
Measures self-confidence in three areas: Academic, Social, and Self-Image
At the beginning of each academic year, an area for school performance will be targeted for improvement.
Not addressed at this time--targeted in other domain areas (academic, education)
Establishing a support network of friends and mentors is deemed a priority for Mike.
The target priority for the academic area is reading as it most significantly impacts academic success. The ACT is designated a milestone (red line) as that is a key indicator of college readiness.