Welcome to the MYTransitions Curriculum page!
We are excited to share with you some resources we have gathered and developed for introducing Soft Skills for Employment to youth. We will update this site as more lessons are modified and/or designed, so check back periodically. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 406-442-2576 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Any duplication or use of the MYTransitions Soft Skills Curriculum should only occur with permission from MYTransitions Project (an emailed password as a result of on-line registration is considered permission). The development of the MYTransition Soft Skills Curriculum was paid in part by North Central Independent Living Services and Montana Disability, Employment and Transition Services (DPHHS).
MYTransitions Facilitator’s Guide (printable pdf) – revised 2/1/17
This manual maybe saved/printed as an entire manual, or by section (sections/chapters are listed below) depending on your instructional needs. Accompanying PowerPoint slides and instructor notes and additional chapter resources are only available under the individual chapters below.
~ Student Certificate of Completion: This may be printed out and awarded to students who have completed the MYT Soft Skills Academy.
~ Accommodations Resource Guide: A facilitator’s guide for differentiating and making accommodations for different learning styles and needs.
~ PowerPoint slides for Chapter One
~ Introduction/Student Questionnaire
Chapter Two: Manner Matter (Making Good Impressions)
~ PowerPoint slides for Chapter Two
Chapter Three: Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication
Chapter Four: Interview and Impress!
Chapter Five: Technology and the Workplace
~ PowerPoint slides for Chapter Five
~ Resource: Tips for Writing Professional Emails (added 2/1/17)
Chapter Six: Positive and Negative Attitudes
Chapter Seven: Individual Work Ethic
~ Worksheets: Individual Ethics HOW TO DECIDE and Individual Ethics ACTION REACTION
Chapter Eight: Team Work Ethic
~ Overcoming Obstacles Life-skills Program: Confidence and Teamwork Activity
This assessment may be used by teachers as a way to measure skill development, as well as an informal assessment from which to base employment goals for Transition IEPs. The assessment may be completed by students and/or teachers and parents.
MYTransitions Youth Academy Workbook (pdf) — revised 2/1/17
This workbook may be printed out as a complete workbook or page by page for individual lessons. All pages of this workbook are also available in the facilitator’s manual.