Transition Readiness And Independent Living Skills (TRAILS) provides specifically designed instruction to equip individuals with exceptionalities (ages 18-21) to live, communicate, and work within their community. This transition program is designed to prepare students to transition from school to adult life and is one of several options provided to students in the Gardner Edgerton School District. TRAILS is a collaborative effort between young adults, parents, the Gardner Edgerton School District USD 231, and adult service providers.
The TRAILS Enterprises program is a classroom-based opportunity for young adults have in which they produce products for sale. In addition to learning how to make the products, young adults work on communication skills, record keeping, following directions, and more.
Kristin Sechler, M.S.Ed., TRAILS Instructor
Holly Holker, Transition Coordinator