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Transition Planning and Application Area: Working (Chart 2)

Transition Planning Assessment Areas:Application for the Postsecondary Area of:
Working
Interests and Preferences for Postsecondary Expectations Work Style Options Career Options
  • Review student file
  • Student interview
  • Parent interview
  • Comprehensive Inventory (Level 2 of TPI, Items 1 & 2, (in IATP, p. 10-11)
  • Choices Planner from Iowa Choices, 2006-2007
  • Administer selected ability and/or interest assessments:
    • Ability Explorer
    • ACT’s EXPLORE Program
    • ACT’s PLAN Program
    • Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Career Exploration Program
    • Interest Determination Exploration and Assessment System (IDEAS)
    • Kuder Career Planning System
    • Occupational Aptitude Survey and Interest Schedule-3
    • Pictorial Inventory of Careers DV 2000
    • Reading-Free Vocational Interest Inventory:2
    • Self-Directed Search and Finder Form E
    • WorkKeys Assessments
    • Wide Range Interest and Occupation Test-2
Cell 3
Basic Skills for Postsecondary Expectations Core workplace skills (general employability)
  • Review student file
  • Complete or review student work history
  • Classroom observations or interview/review input from general and special education teachers
  • Community or school worksite observations
  • Worksite observations of students currently working
  • Employer interview
  • Comprehensive Inventory (Level 2 of TPI, Items 3-5 & 20, (in IATP, pp. 11-14; 24-25)
  • Career Portfolio (in IATP, p. 63)
  • Skills Identification checklist (in ECP-IAT, p. 61)
  • Administer selected employability skills assessments:
    • AccuVision Workplace Success Skills
    • BRIGANCE Employability Skills Inventory (selected subtests)
    • Life Centered Career Education Knowledge & Performance Batteries (Occupational component)
    • Wonderlic Basic Skills Test
    • Work Adjustment Inventor
Cell 6
Attitudes/Habits/Self-Awareness for Postsecondary Expectations Work Ethics/Values
  • Review student file
  • Student interview (using Values Inventory in ECP-IAT, pp. 46-49)
  • Classroom observations
  • Worksite observations
  • Interview/review input from general and special education teachers
  • Complete/review student work history
  • Employer interview
  • Collect and review employer evaluations
  • Work Personality Profile (in IATP, p. 67)
  • “Satisfactions” You Need (in ECP-IAT, p. 51)
  • BRIGANCE Employability Skills Inventory (selected subtests)
Use of Self Advocacy Skills
  • Review student file
  • Student interview
  • Teacher interview
  • Complete/review student work history
  • Employer interview
  • Collect and review employer evaluations
  • Review student work history
  • Worksite observations
  • AIR Self-Determination Scale
  • Arc Self-Determination Scale
Cell 9
Critical Thinking/Application Skills for Postsecondary Expectations Ability to adapt to new tasks/jobs
  • Review student file
  • Student interview
  • Employer interview
  • Collect and review employer evaluations
  • Worksite observations
  • Worksite observation in situational assessment
Ability to problem solve on the job
  • Review student file
  • Student interview
  • Employer interview
  • Collect and review employer evaluations
  • Worksite observations
  • Worksite observation in situational assessment
Job specific/technical skills
  • Review student file
  • Student interview
  • Employer interview
  • Collect and review employer evaluations
  • Worksite observations
  • Worksite observation in situational assessment
  • Review teacher input from Career and Technical Education courses
Cell 12