MA Department of Education – Transition Specialist Training Requirements


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Training/Capacity Building

Staff who provide employment services must have subject matter knowledge of:

  1. “Foundations and implementation of transition education and transition services;”
  2. “Individual transition assessment and system evaluation, including conducting, interpreting, and overseeing individualized formal and informal transition assessments;”
  3. “How to develop transition systems and supports which include best practices in postsecondary education, competitive integrated employment (including supported employment), independent living, and community participation;”
  4. “Collaboration including strategies for active participation of students and families in IEP development, transition education and services, and support networks; development of partnerships with employers.”
  • Department of Education
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
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