Families and students need support to navigate through and across critical transitions. There are many articulation strategies that can be used to ensure that adequate preparation, foreshadowing, and communication occurs during the spring prior to the transition. Please remember this is an interactive, dynamic process involving school staff, families, students, and community partners.

Supporting Resources Descriptions
High Level Overview of Transition The calendar provides a suggested overview timeline of when key actions should occur to support student transitions.
Every middle school offers family orientation as a strategy to prepare all families for middle school. The purpose of these slides is to have consistent information delivered to families with rising 6th grade in the Spring prior across all middle schools. These slides are to be used as a reference for middle schools as they orient future 6th grade families. The required content will afford us consistency of information shared with our incoming families and allow for easier transitions for families who may transfer internally.
Every high school offers family orientation as a strategy to prepare all families for high school. The purpose of these slides is to have consistent information delivered to families with rising 9th grade in the Spring prior across all middle schools. These slides are to be used as a reference for high schools as they orient future 9th grade families. The required content w ill afford us consistency of information shared with our incoming families and allow for easier transitions for families who may transfer internally.
These are resources from the communications department that schools can use for communication with families.
This communications department resource contains key information about writing an article for a newsletter.
This resource is the Advanced Learning Plan and contains information about transitions.
This document is meant to help schools process through making a plan for new students as well as students who may be leaving the school.