The Community Employment Specialists provide consultative and technical assistance to districts and agencies who are working with transition aged students to ensure that school district personnel and Committees of Special Education have the knowledge, information, and procedures in place to:
- Connect students to essential post-school options and supports including Vocational Rehabilitation services.
- Improve post –secondary outcomes
- Understand the connection between the students IEP, referral, and preparation for adult services
- Understand the roles and responsibilities of the adult state VR services, community agency providers, independent living centers, and other community systems of support that may be beneficial in attaining successful post-secondary outcomes, including employment.