Director of Transition Services: 
Stanley Joshua

Tennessee Department of Education
710 James Robertson Pkwy., 11th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243


Interagency Council: 


Summary of Performance:


Tools and Resources:

Comprehensive Transition Manual

PowerPoint Presentations on IEP; Age-Appropriate Transition Assessment; Action Plan for Improvement; student guide to transition services; parent guide to transition services; etc. are all available on our website.

Tennessee Career Information and Delivery System is an online career interest survey plus video with audio for students to explore postsecondary options is linked from our website.

Disability Services Pathfinder is a comprehensive searchable database for adult services in Tennessee linked from our website:


Interactive website for career planning, including assessment and occupational information.
TN Career Information System

Professional Development Resources:

Training modules and powerpoint presentations are on our website.  Conferences include the annual special education statewide conference; the TAASE legal conference; new special education supervisors institute; special education supervisors institute; and transition summit.

Other State Activities:

TN is establishing collaborative efforts between Tennessee Department of Education, Career and Technical Education, Tennessee Board of Regents and College Disability Services Coordinators to host statewide training events. Eight student lessons have been developed to help students w disabilities prepare for college entrance. The 8 lessons are available by emailing jane.winstead@state.tn.us. TN is also participating in the Transition Outcomes Project, including training, materials development, data collection and follow-up.