The National Alliance for Secondary Education and Transition (NASET) is a national voluntary coalition of more than 40 organizations and advocacy groups representing special education, general education, career and technical education, youth development, multicultural perspectives, and parents.
The goals of NASET are to:
NCSET's primary task has been to articulate national standards and quality indicators that serve to guide policy development and professional practice at both state and local levels. They are organized in to the following five content areas:
See Introduction to the National Standards & Indicators for more information.PDF document introduces the full set of standards and indicators.
This toolkit contains information and tools to provide a common and shared framework to help school systems and communities identify what youth need in order to achieve successful participation in postsecondary education and training, civic engagement, meaningful employment, and adult life. We see this framework as serving two important purposes:
The Transition Toolkit (available in MS Word and PDF) contains the full set of standards and indicators as well as strategic planning tools designed to help states and school districts:
Please contact us with your questions, comments, or suggestions (include your phone number, and the city and state where you live) at:
National Alliance for Secondary Education and Transition
Institute on Community Integration
University of Minnesota
Attn: Joe Timmons
6 Pattee Hall
150 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis MN 55455
We will reply as soon as we can. Thank you for your interest!