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Transition: Work Resources

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  • Employment Milestones Skills List

    The  Employment Milestones Skills List provides a checklist for youth to identify work-related skills they have met as well as those areas where they may need additional focus. Some of these activities may not apply to everyone. (English) (Spanish)

  • Career Solutions – Cornerstone Services

    Helps assess skills and place at an appropriate job.

  • DuPage County Transition Planning Committee

    The DuPage County Transition Planning Committee puts together a guide to help students and their families with the process of transitioning from the public school system to adult services by providing information about resources in DuPage County that are available after high school.

  • Finding Your Talent: Skills Tips

    Provides tips for developing your child’s skills and abilities.  (English) (Spanish)

  • Illinois Department of Employment Security Youth Program

    Provides youth employment security through representation, training programs, and apprenticeship programs for students.

  • Illinois Transition Consortium

    Helps students successfully transition from school to employment by providing contacts, education, and support.

    Contact by phone (618) 651-9028 or e-mail swalters@isbe.net.

  • Illinois Worknet

    Jump start your career! You can make it happen…create a career plan, get an education, find a job.

  • Job Experience: Skills Tips

    Provides information about work experience and identifies programs that can provide support and services. (English) (Spanish)

  • Job Skills: Tips & Tools

    Provides information about the benefits of work experience and includes a checklist for learning job skills. (English) (Spanish)

  • Plan for Achieving Self Support

    The Plan for Achieving Self Support, or PASS, for people with disabilities is a written plan of action for getting a particular kind of job or starting a business offered by the Social Security Administration.  The PASS allows you to earn more money to apply towards a work goal, without reducing your SSI benefits.