Early Childhood – Transitions

Thank you for visiting our Transitions Resources Hub. Click on the Resources below to learn more about how you can support your child’s smooth transition from program to program, grade to grade, school to school, and/or after graduation! You can also click the search button at the top and type in a topic you are interested in. Have questions? Contact us at OhioSFEC@osu.edu.

How can I tell if my child is ready for Kindergarten?

How can I tell if my child is ready for Kindergarten?

Access this helpful guide from the Ohio Department of Education about the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment. Learn More ...
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Article: Does your child often get upset shortly after getting home from school/daycare? There's a term for that!

Article: Does your child often get upset shortly after getting home from school/daycare? There’s a term for that!

"The after-school restraint collapse meltdown is often about more than just fatigue, thanks to something psychologists call defensive detachment. “Your ...
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InspirEd Virtual Learning Series for Families and Schools

InspirEd Virtual Learning Series for Families and Schools

This virtual learning series by OCALI and the Ohio Department of Education includes sessions on: setting up a learning environment ...
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back to school planning tool for families

Option A, B, or C? A Back to School Planning Tool for Families

The “Back to School Planning Tool” gives your family an organized space to write in your plans for supporting your ...
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survey tool for families to use to make decisions about their child going back to school

Back to School Decision-Making Tool from CDC

This three page survey for families from the CDC walks you through questions about many aspects of returning to school ...
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Parent and Child relaxing on sofa talking together

Talking Points for Conversations with Your Children about Returning to School

As students and their families face a back-to-school transition unlike any other year, families have a vital role in helping ...
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PACER center green logo

PACER’s National Parent Center on Transition and Employment

"The PACER Center enhances the quality of life and expands opportunities for children, youth, and young adults with all disabilities ...
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Ohio Parents and Caregivers -- Click Here to Apply to be on our Advisory Council in 2021 -- Applications Due November 26, 2020

We are now recruiting Ohio parents and caregivers of Ohio children from birth to grade 12 to be members of our advisory council beginning in January 2021!

Click here to download the English version of the application and share with families in your community.

Click here to download the Spanish version of the application and share with families in your community.

Applications are due by November 26, 2020, and can be emailed as an attachment to OhioSFEC@osu.edu.

To read more about the work of the council, visit our state advisory council web page.