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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.

CDC spotlight

Fall 2020 publication cites webinar in response to George Floyd protests. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) highlighted our webinar on the intersection of race and ability in their fall 2020 newsletter. Special thanks to our friends at Children's Mercy Hospital for their support.

You just graduated high school...now what? 

The Transition Academy invites parents and students to explore all the options and resources available including pathways to higher education, employment opportunities, support coordinator guardianship, and more! Hear from experts in 10-minute breakout conversations about the variety of options available in Kansas City and beyond!

Life After High School Planning

SPED Teacher Professional Development

Parent Advocacy Training 

College Tours

Job Training Tours

Life Skill & Independent Living