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West Bay & Southern Regional Transition Centers

The Regional Transition Centers were established in 1992 to provide professional development and technical assistance to member district schools, families, agencies, and businesses with regard to the transition of students with disabilities from school to adult life.

The centers sponsor transition related events for students, families and schools in partnership with the RI Department of Education-Office for Student, Community and Academic Supports, Office of Rehabilitation Services(ORS), The RI Division of Developmental Disabilities, RI Parent Information Network (RIPIN), Sherlock Center on Disabilities at RIC and the RI DD Council.

 

The West Bay Regional Transition Center is also the Center of Excellence for Transition of Students with Developmental Disabilities, and takes a lead role in identifying opportunities and providing training for families and educators across the state.

For more information, please contact:

Therese Curran, West Bay Regional Transition Coordinator at 401.941.8353 x124.

 

The Southern Regional Transition Center is located at 859 Nooseneck Hill Road in West Greenwich. Transition and Career Services provided to public, non-public and charter schools in souther Rhode Island.  Services also available to out of school youth.  

Please click here to download our brochure.

For more information, please contact:

Kerri Collins, Souther Transition Coordinator at 401.481.5161

 

Transition Advisory Committees

West Bay - Roles and Responsibilities

West Bay - Schedule of Meetings 2018-19

Southern - Roles and Responsibilities

Southern - Schedule of Meetings 2018-19

 

The COLLEGE PANEL

Hosted by: The RI Regional Transition Coordinators & College Panel Members

 

The College Panel is made up of young men and women who have disabilities that have successfully completed or are currently navigating college. They are available to share with you their personal experiences of accessing college Disability Support Services, the college campus, courses and extra-curricular activities. Find out what college is REALLY like. Listening to the College Panel will help in planning and will give tips to have a positive college experience. The College Panel will be happy to visit your school to provide information to students, teachers and parents.

 

For more information and to set up a presentation
Contact the Southern Region Transition Coordinator
Kerri Collins: Kcollins@westbaycollaborative.org

 

 Please click here for a printable flyer.