TRANSITIONING TO HIGHER EDUCATION
Understanding your options after high school and creating a plan is important to future success. Options such as a four-year college, two-year college, vocational-technical school or program, adult education and continuing education or a life skill program are all options to be considered after graduation from high school.
As an adult, whichever path you choose to your future is up to you. Many successful adults say that three keys to navigating that path as smoothly and as easily as possible are having a plan, starting early, and knowing your resources. Here are a few tips to make the transition to Post-Secondary education easier.
Obtaining a degree or training beyond high school is often necessary to be competitive in today’s labor market. Whether you choose college, adult and continuing education, or technical preparation, post-secondary education often plays a major role in preparation for employment and career opportunities. Research shows that people believe that post-secondary training or education will enhance their chances of:
Obtaining and maintaining employment
Earning a higher income
A better work environment
Greater job satisfaction
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TRANSITION PLANNING:
Making College Transitions Easier for Adults with LD
Advocating in a Post-Secondary Setting
Since almost five percent of all students in our nation’s public schools are classified as having specific learning disabilities, every teacher can expect to find students with learning disabilities in the classroom.