This section features the newest publications produced by Project 10.
The intended audience for this series includes school and program personnel, including teachers, vocational rehabilitation counselors, employment specialists, guidance counselors, mental health specialists, and juvenile justice personnel who work with transition-aged youth and young adults, as well as families and students with disabilities.
Check back often for additions and updates.
Below are descriptions of our current publications. To download a specific publication, select it from the Documents & Files box on the right side of this page.
Project 10 Brochure
This brochure outlines the mission, focus and functions of Project 10. Contact information for the Regional Transition Representatives (RTRs) and the Administration is also included.
Career and Technical Education: Enhancing Educational Experiences in Middle School, High School and Postsecondary Education
This product explains how Career and Technical Education (CTE) emphasizes real-world skills and practical knowledge within a student's career of interest. From grades six through postsecondary education, CTE is a pathway that helps students earn certificates and degrees that lead to employment.
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Course Substitutions: The Who, What, When, Why and How
This document will assist districts to determine which Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses can be substituted for required content related courses. A step-by-step process is outlined and relevant resources are shared.
Community-Based Instruction: An Instructional Strategy
This guide provides assistance to schools implementing community-based instruction (CBI) and includes strategies in the vocational domain. CBI is an evidence-based practice that can help schools to meet students' education and transition needs.
Extended Transition Programs List 2020 (Florida 18-22 Programs)
Project 10 has just released this publication which includes information on programs and activities for 18-22 year-olds in the state. Specific program categories, names, and activities, along with the districts offering them, are described in this document.
Florida Indicator 13 Checklist C
The Florida Indicator 13 Checklist C uses Florida's T16 Protocol to form a straight-forward list of requirements for a compliant Transition Individual Educational Plan (TIEP). Checklist C addresses all federal and state requirements. Each standard has one or more guiding questions that assist with assessing compliance or non-compliance.
Indicator 13 Toolkit: Writing Compliant Transition Individual Educational Plans (TIEPs)
This product is designed to provide multiple reference tools that will assist school districts to write compliant IEPs. The toolkit will also be useful in reviewing and assessing IEPs for compliance.
Getting Ready for Educational Opportunities After High School: Families Supporting Students for Success
This resource provides information to families as they help their youth to prepare for postsecondary educational opportunities after exiting high school. The document shares college, career and life-readiness steps, as well as resources to support those steps. This product is also available in Spanish - Preparándose para las oportunidades educativas después de la escuela preparatoria: Familias que apoyan a los estudiantes para el éxito.
Graduation Pathways Chart
This document is a detailed description of all the credit requirements for each of the common graduation pathways.
Helpful Online Transition-Related Resources
Project 10 developed this list of resources to support teachers and transition stakeholders who are teaching and providing transition services to students with disabilities through distance learning methods. The core of the document is focused on five separate courses, including the following: Self-Determination, Transition Planning, Career Preparation, Career Experience and Preparation for Adult Living. The course requirements for students are described in four tables and include curriculum, instruction, lesson plans and video resources to support instructional development.
This guide is a tool designed for families who are planning for the successful transition of students with disabilities from school to adult life. Although the guide was written for parents and families, other people involved in transition planning, such as students, teachers or agency representatives, may also find this guide to be helpful.
The Family Guide to Secondary Transition Planning for Students with Disabilities Comprehensive Toolkit
This document includes all of the appendices that are included in The Family Guide to Secondary Transition Planning for Families. Click here to access a padlet where each document can be downloaded individually.
Middle School Transition Trail Map for Families
This resource will assist families to identify ways to support their youth as they transition to middle school, to high school and, ultimately, to adult life. The resources and references are contained in a separate document - Resources and References for the Middle School Transition Trail Map. This product is also available in Spanish - Mapa de Ruta de Transicion de la Escuela Secundaria para las Familias.
Benchmarks for Middle School Transition Planning
Families and other transition stakeholders can support their middle school students to transition to high school and beyond by helping them to accomplish these benchmarks. These activities are organized around the predictors of post-school outcomes which indicate the experiences that help students transition to adult life.
Predictors of Post-School Outcomes
This product, designed for families, describes the 20 research-based predictors of positive post-school outcomes and provides suggested actions that families may take to help their students engage in activities/experiences that support the transition to life after high school. Click here to download the accessible Rich Text File (RTF) version of this document. This product is also available in Spanish -Predictores de resultados postecundaria.
Project 10 Training List and Regional Transition Representative (RTR) Contact Information
This one-page handout displays the training options available from Project 10 staff and identifies the indicators to which they are related. The back of the handout includes a map of the Project 10 regions and the contact information for the Regional Transition Representatives (RTRs).
Project 10 Website Handout
This one-page handout provides an introduction to the Project 10 website by outlining the major features of the website. This handout can help you find where the information you are seeking is located.
This guide discusses the current trends, policies and development strategies related to school-based enterprises (SBEs). There are benefits of SBE implementation for students as well as schools and communities. The SBE has long been recognized as a program that provides essential "first job" experiences for students with disabilities.
Secondary Transition Roadmap for Families
This resource assists families to become familiar with graduation and post-school options available to students with disabilities. This twelve-page booklet shares easy-to-follow directions that guide families and students toward transition destinations, including high school graduation and beyond.
Standing Up For Me
The Standing Up For Me curriculum was developed in Florida and designed to advance the self-determination and self-advocacy skills of youth in Exceptional Student Education (ESE). The 2012 version of this curriculum covers the primary, intermediate, middle and high school grades and includes classroom materials, activities and evaluations.
Student Engagement Best Practice Checklist
This checklist and action plan is a tool to assess how well your school or district implements best practices for improving graduation rates and decreasing dropout rates.
Transition Services Checklist
This is a comprehensive checklist of transition services that provides age-specific details about when they should occur in the Transition Individual Educational Plan (TIEP).
Transition Assessments Chart
The Transition Assessments Chart provides a list of formal and informal transition assessments that range from aptitude tests to questionnaires and interest inventories. Information about finding the assessments online is provided.
Note: You may contact your Regional Transition Representative (RTR) to schedule a training.