“Secondary Transition: A Collaborative Planning Process”


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policies and Programs

“Mississippi Occupational Diploma (MOD): The MOD requires a student with a disability to earn 21 credits by successfully completing selected courses from the general education curriculum, vocational education programs, MOD portfolio objectives or a combination of these courses, create an occupational diploma portfolio, and successfully complete a two-year Career/Technical (Vocational) Program or document a minimum of five hundred forty (540) hours of successful, paid employment. Its primary focus is to teach employability skills and prepare students with disabilities for competitive employment.”

  • Department of Education
  • School-to-Work Transition
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