Elementary School – 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.

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Ohio Family Story: Transition from Homeschool to Formal Education

Kenyona and her husband decided to homeschool their children through kindergarten and first grade. While both children have since transitioned ...
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Video: Advice from Parents/Caregivers – Transitions Can Be Tricky: What Helps?

This video from our partner, the OCALI Family Center, highlights families and their recommendations for helping your child make successful ...
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How can I help my child prepare for the transition to Middle School?

Parents/caregivers can do a great deal to help with the transition to Middle School. When kids enter a new environment ...
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Schools can apply for a Purple Star designation for their commitment to serving military families

Schools can apply for a Purple Star designation for their commitment to serving military families

Apply to be recognized as a military-friendly school! The Purple Star Award for military-friendly schools recognizes schools that show a ...
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Helping Children Make Successful Transitions from Home to School

Helping Children Make Successful Transitions from Home to School

Visit the Ohio Department of Education's resources on transitions from home to school. Learn More ...
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