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Illinois School-to-Work Transition Guide

The Illinois School-to-Work Transition Guide is a comprehensive resource for transition-age students and their families as they plan for the transition from school to adult life. This user-friendly guide provides clear, up-to-date information about the transition process with a focus on the transition from school to work. The guide is designed to be a key resource for Illinois students, parents/guardians, teachers, school administrators, guidance and vocational rehabilitation counselors, and other school-based and adult services providers.

The guide includes information specific to Illinois for the school-to-work (STW) transition, such as:

  • Key individuals and their roles and responsibilities
  • Important steps and stages in the STW transition process
  • Key terms and definitions
  • Legal aspects
  • Helpful guidelines and resources