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STAGES (Successful Transition After Graduation for Exceptional Students)

Mission Statement

Successful Transition After Graduation For Exceptional Students (STAGES) is a School District of Hillsborough County Transition Program at the University of South Florida (USF), College of Education, that provides training and support to young adults with disabilities.  STAGES in partnership with Special Education, offers each student an opportunity to experience college life, explore career options, utilize public transportation, learn self-advocacy skills, interact with age appropriate peers, and reach their potential as an independent member of the community.



Contact person:  Georgie Collins, Transition Facilitator at USF

(813) 974-3632,

For more information about STAGES, please go to "STAGES Links" on the right and read the article that appeared on October 28, 2004 in the St. Petersburg Times.




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