Frequently Asked Questions

What is Work Experience?
Work Experience is offered to special education students and supervised through the work experience program. The purpose of the work experience program is to teach students needed job skills, aid in building responsibility, and to help students decide what they want to do after high school graduation.

What is transition?
The focus of special education for students that are age 14 and above is transtion. The plan for these students must focus on their future after high school graduation. What will they need to know to pursue what they want to do after graduation in the community, in home life, additional education, job, and recreation? The focus on their education needs to consider these things.

What is an IEP?
An IEP is an Individual Education Plan. This plan is made by the IEP team at least once a year. This plan states the student's strengths, weaknesses, goals for the year, and accommodations the student needs to be as successful as possible.