The When, Where and Who of Transition Assessment

The student and family are always at the center of the transition assessment process and gathering useful information can happen all the time! Every student in special education has different strengths, interests, preferences and needs. That means that a variety of tools will be used by many different people depending on where the student is headed and what the team needs to find out. The chart below illustrates examples of when transition assessment can happen, where it can happen and who might be doing the assessment.