Transitional Skills

Our transitional education skills courses are for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). We design our courses to help students learn the skills they need to live and thrive independently and participate in their communities. 

Eligibility 

You must: 

  • Be at least 18 years of age.  
  • Travel to and from class independently or with an attendant. 
  • Maintain appropriate behavior during unsupervised lunches and breaks or have an aide to supervise. 
  • Demonstrate proper hygiene. 
  • Not have a recent history of violent offenses. 

No high school diploma is required. 

Programs 

Currently, we offer programming at the following campuses: 

Northeast Campus

  • STEPS: (Skills, Training and Enrichment for Promoting Success) Choose one or more of our course pathways: college readiness, career or hobby, or life skills. 

South Campus

  • A Step Above: Take college transitional courses and workforce preparation courses that provide real work experience. 

Southeast Campus

Types of Courses  

Each program is structured differently but provides some of the same courses. These courses include:  

  • Independent living 
  • Money management & budget 
  • Reading, vocabulary and math enrichment 
  • Social skills and communications 
  • College exploration 
  • Self-advocacy 

How to Apply and Register 

Contact the campus you would like to attend.  

Contact 

Northeast Campus

Lifestyle and Community Learning
817-515-6500
ne.lifestyle@tccd.edu

South Campus

Lifestyle and Community Learning
817-515-4392
so.lifestyle@tccd.edu

Southeast Campus

Lifestyle and Community Learning
817-515-3420
se.lifestyle@tccd.edu

Updated February 20, 2024