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Program Structure

The final component of Kohler's Taxonomy of Transition Programming (1996) is Program Structure. Throughout Parts 1 and 2, we have focused on what you need to know to be an effective teacher for transition-age students.   This component is a bit different, due to the fact that it focuses on many administrative issues. Program structure includes the following areas:


In this section we will look more closely at program philosophy and program evaluation, in order to give you a foundation to participate on school-improvement teams and/or evaluate your classroom curricula. Each section will contain an definition and additional resources. This is a challenging section of the module, yet it is crucial to our overall improvement of transition services and long-term success of our students.