Transition Talk

Current Events & Resources for Secondary Transition


I'm excited to bring Secondary Transition events, resources, and trainings to your fingertips at one site! My name is Adrienne Stiteler. At ARIN Intermediate Unit 28, I work on the Training & Consultation Team (TaC) as the Secondary Transition consultant. Please feel free to browse this newsletter for various resources as well as updated events! enJOY!

Table of Contents

  • Technical Assistance for IEP Writing & Special Education Topics
  • The One Stop Transition Shop
  • Secondary Transition Live Binder
  • The NEW PA Secondary Transition Website
  • Transition Discoveries
  • Armstrong-Indiana Transition Council
  • PaTTAN Secondary Transition Resources
  • Effective Practices in Secondary Transition Modules
  • PaTTAN Graduation/Post School Outcomes Resources
  • Parents with Purpose Networking Group
  • RENEW (Resilience, Empowerment & Natural Supports for Education and Work)
  • Transition Tuesdays Webinars
  • Parent Resources
The One Stop Transition Shop

COME ON IN!! Welcome to the The One Stop Transition Shop! Sip your latte' as you explore resources in Postsecondary Education, Employment & Independent Living! Don't forget to relax in the lounge! You will find information GALORE in there! enJOY!

Secondary Transition Live Binder

This binder is filled with an array of topics for youth with disabilities, their parents, agency personnel, and anyone else wanting to learn more about secondary transition.

Transition Discoveries

Preparing for life after high school takes a lot of planning, goal setting, skill building...and let’s face it, hard work! We’re here to help you identify the areas you should focus on through our Transition Discoveries Framework.

Armstrong-Indiana Transition Council

The Armstrong-Indiana Transition Council is committed to the successful transition from school to adult life in the areas of post-secondary training, employment and independent living for individuals with disabilities. We will coordinate our efforts to educate students, parents, educators, advocates, agencies and other professionals in order to facilitate the development of our students into productive members of the community.

2023-2024 Meeting Dates:

October 10, 2023

January 11, 2024

March 14, 2024

May 9, 2024

Register to Attend

Educators, Agency Representatives, Parents of Youth with Disabilities, Youth with Disabilities, Employers, Community Members are ALL WELCOME TO ATTEND!

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Parents with Purpose (PWP)

Have you ever had questions about your child’s education but were afraid to ask? Are you worried about your child’s future and how you can support them? Do you want to know more about the opportunities and supports for your child within our community? “Parents with Purpose” is a workgroup for parents of school-age students with disabilities. Directed by The Arc of Indiana County, The Local Task Force, & ARIN IU 28, the workgroup’s purpose is to provide parents with support, education, and advocacy. Click here for dates, times, and further information:

Michelle Jordan, Executive Director of The Arc of Indiana County

Kim Rode, Director of Special Education, IU 28

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What is RENEW?

RENEW (Resilience, Empowerment, and Natural Support for Education & Work) is a structured school-to-career transition planning and individualized wraparound process for youth with emotional and behavioral challenges. RENEW can be utilized for ALL students.


The Voices of RENEW:

Recordings of Past Webinars

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The link to this online resource is: