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Transition Team








Megan Taylor

Mission Statement  

At Olentangy Local Schools, we coordinate experiences between the community, students, families, and staff in order to improve academic and functional achievement and facilitate movement from school to the student's post-secondary goals. 

Vision Statement 

We are committed to building inclusive partnerships between students, families, staff, and the community in order to prepare our students to flourish in post-secondary education, the workplace, and/or community settings. 

Purpose Statement 

To successfully transition our students, we will facilitate inclusive connections between students with disabilities, school, and outside the community, and educate them towards their highest potential as self-advocates. Individualized assessments and person-centered planning will guide the team in developing transition services and activities that foster academic, occupational, vocational, self-determination, and independent living skills needed for post-secondary preparation and engagement. 


The Transition Process for Students with IEPs and 504 Plans


Delaware County Career Center


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The Academy for Community Transition (ACT) is an OLSD program designed to help students prepare for life after graduation. This community-based program is for students exiting high school Specialized Learning Center (SLC) programs that have met all academic requirements and have completed four years of high school. Students focus on individualized transition plans to achieve future adult living and career aspirations. For more information, please reach out to your child's Intervention Specialist or Transition Coordinator.




Project SEARCH is a one-year high school transition program which provides training and education leading to employment for individuals with disabilities. Each student applies and is accepted to the program through a selection committee process. All students must be eligible for services with the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities to participate.  

   Malika Jefferson

      Asst. Director, Pupil Services - Secondary
      Email: malika_jefferson@olsd.us