Welcome to Oregon's Youth Transition Program (YTP) Website!

The purpose of the YTP is to prepare students with disabilities for employment or career related postsecondary education or training through the provision of a comprehensive array of pre-employment transition services and supports. The video below gives you a basic overview of YTP.


21-23 YTP IGA Amendment details and directions are now avaiable. We look forward to our continued partnership with you!

The University of Oregon is hiring to fill a Vacancy on the YTP Technical Assistance Provider team. YTP Technical Assistance Providers work closely with YTP sites in one of five assigned regions in Oregon and collaborate on statewide events to train YTP team members and improve YTP sites performance and outcomes.
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Hello all YTP Transition Specialists and Pre-ETS Database users,
Please ensure that you enter your pre-ETS data by the following dates to capture the 2019-2021 biennium’s efforts you invested into the delivery of Pre-ETS to students. All data should be entered by the end of each quarter, although it would be a best practice to enter this information as you deliver Pre-ETS on at least a weekly basis.
The Database due dates are as follows:

Oregon’s Youth Transition Program welcomes Michelle Markle as the new Statewide YTP Coordinator. Michelle has been serving as the YTP Technical Assistance Provider for North Wasco, Hood River, Clackamas and Multnomah counties. She will begin this role November 2nd, 2020. Please stay tuned for more information about a transition plan to assure each site is supported during this shift.

A recent article by David Test, PhD and Catherine Fowler, PhD takes a critical look at Transition and Data Collection. Click on the link below to access the full article.

The MI Basic training program consists of a three-day introduction to the core processes and skills utilized in MI followed by a month of time to practice those skills.  The training is completed with a one-day training to consolidate the learning and make plans for future skill development. Learners are encouraged from the start to assume responsibility for their learning and to become better stewards of their skills and their practice.

Users of the YTP Database should be aware that system updates and maintenance take place on Thursday afternoons between approximately 3:00 p.m-5:00 pm (Pacific Time). Users may experience a "page not found" or "system error" message during this period. If you have problems with the Database outside of these time parameters, please check with your YTP Technical Assistance Provider (TAP).