For students who will be turning 14 or entering into the 9th grade (or earlier if determined necessary by the CCC), the case conference committee (CCC) develops a Transition IEP to help the student begin working on the skills the student needs to meet his/her goals for after high school. Transition goals may include: • Going to school at a university, community college, or vocational/technical school, • Participating in on-the-job training, • Getting a specific job or exploring specific career options, • Applying for adult services from a state or community agency, and/or • Living independently. When the CCC is going to make decisions about the student’s goals for what s/he will do after high school or about what the student needs in order to meet those goals, the student must be invited to the CCC meeting. The parent(s) decides if the student will attend the CCC meeting until the student legally becomes an adult (turns 18 years of age). If the student does not attend the
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