Career & Transition Services (CTS)

The Career & Transition Services staff are dedicated towards helping our students envision and achieve their post-secondary goals through a well-planned and coordinated process that is centered around the students strengths, interests, and needs. The goal of transition services is to guide students towards meaningful, long-term outcomes and to prepare them for adult living after they leave school.

We offer a variety of programs and services for students, parents, and staff to assist with transition planning, including: 
  • Career Assessments and Counseling
  • Academic Advising/Course Selection
  • Partnership with Austin Community College for Dual Credit
  • Career Education
  • Computer Lab for career/college exploration and planning
  • College Information and Planning (ACT/SAT, College Tours, College Application Assistance, Financial Aid, Scholarships)
  • Parent Training and Support Services
  • Community Resource and Referral
  • Transition Services and Student-Led ARD training
  • Staff Training and Consultation 
  • Employer Partnership/Training 
  • Career Center Library (books, curriculum, DVDs, games, research publications, and resources related to employment, college, and independent living skills) 
  • iPad and iTouch lending/training program for off-campus student workers
  • Curriculum Support for Work Training and College Prep Classes offered at TSD
  • Annual Career Fair
  • Coordination with the onsite Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (under Texas Workforce Commission)
We invite you to learn out more about the programs and services that we offer!