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Transition Services

Transition Services provides a variety of services to our students as well as our families in an effort to assist in the many transitions that occur during a student’s educational career.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any of your transition needs or questions!

Megan Burke-Brunscheen
Associate Director of Student Services
Phone: (319) 447-3359
Fax: (319) 377-9252
Address: 2999 N 10th Street – Room 211, Marion, IA 52302

 

Career Resources

The following links provide information and resources that are helpful in the areas of career and workplace readiness:

Career Exploration Videos – Over 300!
Child Labor and Work Permits 2
Child Labor Laws and Work Permits
Corridor Careers – Area Job Listings
Job Accommodation Network
Labor Market Information
Living Wage Calculator
My Next Move – Career Inventory and Information
Occupational Outlook Handbook (Dept. of Labor)

 

Post Secondary Education Resources

Please follow the links below for college preparation and planning:

Coe College
College Scorecard
Cornell College
High School Completion Programs at Kirkwood
Iowa State University
Kirkwood Skills to Employment Program (KPACE)
Mount Mercy University
TRiO Student Support Services at Kirkwood
University of Iowa
University of Northern Iowa
VITAL Program at Kirkwood

 

Skill Building Resources

Please follow the links below for some great resources to help your child/student to promote skills for successful transitions:

Note: Although written with foster children in mind that will be turning 18 years of age soon, the Foster Care Transition Toolkit is a valuable resource of skill building exercises for all students and young adults!

Foster Care Transition Tool Kit 
Skills to Pay the Bills

 

Transition Resources

Please see the links below for a variety of resources to assist in your transition needs:
Area Transportation Resources
Casey Life Skills Assessment
Iowa Transition Assessment
Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services (IVRS)
Linn County Resources (extensive list!)
Nat’l Parent Center on Transition and Employment
Transition Iowa