The process of planning for life after high school can seem daunting for many high school students; it can be especially challenging for students with disabilities. The post-secondary exploration process requires considerable planning, research and patience. 

The District 214 Transition Workbook can help you through each step of the process. 

College Accommodations 101: Everything Students and Parents Need to Know Article (click here)

The Directions College and Career Fair is an opportunity for students and parents to explore the post-secondary career training and college options and supports, available to young adults with disabilities. The Directions Committee is committed to providing all students access to opportunities that help them reach their full potential and equipping all students with the knowledge they need for success after high school.

Directions College & Career Fair  [Click here to access the Directions website]

    •   October 2, 2019 .   6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m at Forest View Educational Center (FVEC)

    •    English flyer

    •    Spanish flyer

Directions College and Career Fair is brought to you through a collaborative partnership by Barrington Community Unit School District 220, Township High School District 211, Township High School District 214, St. Viator High School, William Rainey Harper College, as well as the Northwest Educational Council for Student Success.

Here's an article that may help families on college planning and specialized services/accommodations here