Please contact the WVDE at for differentiated support and technical assistance related to secondary transition services, graduation, drop-out prevention, and post-school outcomes.

Overview of WV Guidepost to Graduation (PDF)

For West Virginia’s current SSIP work related to improving graduation outcomes for students with disabilities ages 14-21, please go to WV Guideposts to Graduation – West Virginia Department of Education (

Data Dashboard

Alternate Diploma

Alternate Diploma: Tip Sheet for School Personnel
This tip sheet provides guidance and general information regarding students on the alternate diploma track.

Understanding Alternate Diplomas
What Teachers, Parents, and Students need to know.

WVASA Eligibility Checklist 2022
This checklist contains the criteria used by IEP Teams to determine whether students with the most significant cognitive disabilities are eligible to participate in the West Virginia Alternate Summative Assessment (WVASA). This form is reviewed and completed annually even if students have previously been found eligible to participate in WVASA.

Effective Practices

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Secondary Transition

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WV DRS Connections

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