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Summary of Performance

"Strength lies in differences, not in similarities." - Stephen Covey

All students receiving special education who are graduating or exiting due to age must have a Summary of Performance (SOP) when they leave.

The SOP is a document that is intended to help facilitate a student's transition to postsecondary success. This document should include recommendations about ways to help a student meet their postsecondary goals. 

Legal Reference
Legal Requirements for the Summary of Performance

TEA Resources
Texas Transition Online ModulesTechnical Assistance Guide: Individualized Education Program (IEP) Development
Texas Transition and Employment Guide (English Version)
Texas Transition and Employment Guide (Spanish Version)

ESC Resources
Region 13 Transition Information

Helpful Websites
TEA Secondary Transition Guidance Page
Student-Centered Transitions Network
Garrett Center at SHSU
National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT)
Secondary Transition at the IRIS Center
Transition Coalition