Transition Center

  • The Transition Center is a program designed for special needs men/women (ages 18 – 21) to help them reach their goals. Functional academics, employability and independence are the main focus of our program. Upon graduation from the program students will leave with a solid foundation of being responsible, independent and successful adults. Our program is divided into two sessions. The first session is for students in the school district’s Life Skills Program. The second session is intended for other students in our community. For more information, call 360-563-3420 or email Tanya Witruk or Katelyn Klopfer.

    This program is held during the Snohomish School District’s typical school year.

    • Session one
      • Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    • Session two
      • Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
      • Friday, 7:30 a.m. – Noon

    Criteria for enrollment

    • Completed all high school requirements
    • Qualify only in adaptive and/or functional eds on their IEP
    • Work independently at a job site(s) with a job coach
    • Working towards independence in:
      • Transportation
      • Mobility
      • Employment
      • Personal care
      • Daily living skills

    Adaptive and functional academics

    • Money management (banking and budgeting)
    • Time management
    • Food handlers card
    • Instructional permit (test only)
    • Cooking
    • Shopping
    • Filing a tax return
    • Local/state/federal laws
    • Self-advocacy


    • Resume writing
    • Job research
    • Interviewing techniques
    • Communication skills
    • Job applications (on-line and hard copy)
    • Speed and accuracy on the job
    • Independence at a job site


    • Transportation (Community Transit, DART, driving, etc.)
    • Personal care
    • Mobility in the community/job site
    • Independence at a job
    • Daily life skills
    • Connection to agencies (if applicable)
    • Department of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
    • Department Disabilities Administrations (DDA)