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Transition Planning

  • Westwood High School, Guidance Department 200 Nahatan Street Westwood, MA, 02090 United States (map)

Go through the doors marked Westwood High School to the left of the District Administration entrance. The Guidance Department is just inside these doors. Westwood High School Guidance Department and Transition Program Home Base.

  • Lynne Medsker, WHS Guidance Department Head

  • Robin Fabiano, WHS Special Education Department Head

  • Jessica Pugliesi, WHS Special Education Teacher and Transition Specialist

  • Abby Hanscom, Director of Student Services

The presentation will start in the WHS Guidance Department lobby and include information from Guidance Department Head Lynne Medsker about the services and supports at WHS for all students in grades 9 - 12 in the college and career process along with specific information from Ms. Fabiano and Pugliesi about how students with IEP’s are supported in the process of planning for after high school. The Transition Planning Form (TPF) and other Student Services supports will be shared with parents and an opportunity to ask questions and find out more about next steps will be available. The meeting will also include a tour of the home base for the Transition Program which serves students ages 18 - 22 who continue to receive special education services after their traditional senior year. Examples of services and programming for students in this age category will be shared and an opportunity for dialogue and next steps for follow up for more individualized questions will be provided.