Written by admin On the
Resource Center
Family Engagement for High School Success Toolkit

The toolkit offers checklists and tables to help high schools plan and implement family engagement that supports the pathway to graduation for at-risk students (see pp. 78 to 100). From United Way Worldwide and Harvard Family Research Project.


Opening Doors to Postsecondary Education

Check out the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s resource booklet for students, parents and schools on everything they need to know about preparing for, succeeding, and getting accommodations in college or technical school. Complete with activities and worksheets so students can learn as they go along. Download the complete PDF file:


Think College

A project of the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston, this website is designed especially for families of youth with intellectual disabilities. Get information on specially designed postsecondary programs around the country to find the right one for your child.

Think College has spawned other sites like it through many schools, including UW-Madison. 


National Center for Secondary Education & Transition

The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities in order to create opportunities for youth to achieve successful futures. NCSET is headquartered at the Institute on Community Integration in the University of Minnesota's College of Education and Human Development. Visit the website for a plethora of resources geared toward families and youth.