Arkansas Transition Services

Arkansas Transition Services

What We Do

Arkansas Transition Services serves all seventy-five counties in Arkansas to improve transition outcomes for students with disabilities. Our mission is to effectively assist students with disabilities, educators, parents, agency personnel and community members in preparing students to transition from school to adult life and reach positive post-school outcomes. We provide technical assistance, training and consultations to special education teachers and other relevant staff, as well as to various agency personnel. Our services are provided at no cost.

Who We Are

Arkansas Transition Services consultant group serves Arkansas school districts in affiliation with the Arkansas Department of Education, Special Education Unit. Our goal is to provide prompt technical assistance and up to date professional learning opportunities to those working with special education students of secondary transition age. Each transition consultant serves a specific area of the state and has all the tools and resources needed to help transition to positive post-school outcomes.

Services We Provide

General Technical Assistance

  •  ATS Quarterly Newsletter
  •  Website materials and tools
  •  Brochures and handouts
  •  Exhibit/present at state conferences
  •  Attend local transition fairs and provide general information
  •  Provide various transition trainings including development of transition plans, predictors of post-school successes evidence-based practices
  •  Research and develop various trainings and materials for trainings
  •  Attend/present at LEA meetings
  • Provide online Training Modules
  • Provide training on interagency collaboration practices
  • Provide an opportunity for students to attend Film Camp to explore career options

Targeted Technical Assistance

Provide various transition trainings including development of transition plans, predictors of post-school successes and evidence based practices

Provide onsite TA, consults

Allow district access to our library of transition assessments and materials

Research and develop various trainings and materials for trainings

Conduct File Reviews

Data Collection, Analysis & Reports

Facilitate development of transition teams/attend Transition team meetings

Participate in Cadre meetings

Attend and help plan Transition fairs & Parent Nights

Facilitate teacher/student connections with community agencies

Plan and provide learning opportunities at Summit

Provide College Bound Arkansas summer camp activities for students with disabilities

Conduct surveys to better define needs within districts and within the state

Provide online Training Modules

Provide training on interagency collaboration practices

Provide an opportunity for students to attend Film Camp to explore career options

Intensive Technical Assistance

  • Allow district access to our library of transition assessments and materials
  • Attend and help plan Transition fairs & Parent Nights
  • Communicating Interagency Relationships and Collaborative Linkages for Exceptional Students (CIRCLES) implementation training and ongoing assistance
  • Conduct File Reviews and recommendations for additional training
  • Data Collection, Analysis & Reports
  • Facilitate development of transition teams/attend Transition team meetings
  • Facilitate PCP meetings
  • Facilitate teacher/student connections with community agencies
  • Incorporate district leadership teams’ work in scaling up evidence-based practices gradually into other districts
  • Participate in Cadre meetings
  • Plan and provide learning opportunities at Summit
  • Provide College Bound Arkansas summer camp activities for students with disabilities
  • Provide customized onsite consults
  • Provide various transition trainings including development of transition plans, predictors of post-school successes and evidence-based practices
  • Research and develop various trainings and materials for trainings

For more information, please contact:

Arkansas Transition Services
1401 W. Capitol, Suite 425
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:501-375-6487