Transition Specialist

The Albany County School District Transition Specialist is available to assist with transition needs for students and their families. Check out the tip sheet below as you navigate the transition process.

Transition Tip Sheet

Statement & Vision

Mission Statement: ACSD#1 in partnership with community organizations aims to successfully transition students with disabilities as they move from high school into employment, independent living, and post-secondary education.

Our Vision: We envision being part of a community, where all students, regardless of abilities have equal access to competitive employment, gainful opportunities, and the ability to maximize independent living to the fullest extent possible.

Helping Students branch out!

Planning for Adulthood

Secondary transition planning is a process that develops each year to prepare high school students for life after high school.  Goals evolve and change as the student grows through experiences and gains new insights.  The items below are a guide to assist with the process of preparing your child to be as prepared as possible for adulthood.

Items to consider when planning for future:

Age of majority



Post-secondary education


Independent Living


Adult Relationships


Linkage to community agencies

Staff Members