Disability college & career planning

The Transition Academy

The Transition Academy (TTA) is a disability college and career preparation center established in 2019. Our mission is to make economic inclusion a reality for youth with disabilities, especially for young people of color who have historically been failed by systems.

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Enroll today for college, employment and benefits information in the KC metro area.

College and Career Prep Services

Our college and career exploration process

For free college/career preparatioon for high school juniors and seniors with IEPs click the button below to learn more.

You just graduated high school...now what?

Hear from experts in 10-minute conversations about employment, benefits and other topics!

Need help? Complete the intake form to get started

The Transition Academy is here to help you! Complete The Transition Academy intake form to start the enrollment process. Once submitted, a member of our team will contact you.

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LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL PLANNING

COLLEGE TOURS

SPED TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

JOB TRAINING TOURS

PARENT/CARETAKER ADVOCACY TRAINING

INDEPENDENT Living Skills And Day Programs

Meet the Founder

The Transition Academy was founded by Kim Riley, a parent determined to make sure students with disabilities get to explore college and career options after high school. And if the option doesn’t exist, let’s create it together. Watch the video to be introduced to Kim and her son.  

Enroll Today!

Transitioning from high school to college or a job can be overwhelming. But you are not alone. The Transition Academy is here to help you figure out the next steps to take.