Career and Assessment Resources

NOTE: ADE/ESS lists these websites and resources for use as reference points when planning transition services. ADE/ESS does not endorse the following websites or resources, nor are they meant to be an exhaustive list.

  • NSTTAC – Age Appropriate Transition Assessment Guide
    Provides an overview of transition assessments, why they are necessary, how to conduct them, and sample instruments.
  • Self-Determination Assessments – Zarrow Center for Learning Enrichment
    This Center facilitates successful secondary and postsecondary educational, vocational, and personal outcomes for students and adults with disabilities. The assessment scale produces a profile of the student’s level of self-determination, identifies areas of strength, areas needing improvement, and specific educational goals that can be incorporated into the student’s IEP.
  • South Dakota’s Quickbook of Transition Assessments
    Transition planning guide that contains checklists, interview guides, suggested planning activities, and assessments.
  • Test Prep Review
    Resource for FREE online practice tests, including ASVAB, SAT, PSAT, ACT, etc.
  • Transition Assessment Online Training Module
    Transition Coalition provides FREE research-based online training for professionals and others involved in transition planning.
  • Virginia Department of Education Assessment Matrix
    A matrix that lists a sampling of different assessments for use when planning transition services. Includes the name of the assessment, which area of transition planning it pertains to (i.e., employment, education/training, independent living/community participation), age group or grade level the assessment is appropriate for, whether it is a web-based assessment, and the publisher’s contact information.

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