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.


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.

An exciting invention that was developed at Prineville Airport called the Switchblade, has recently come to fruition--it involves a flying sports car. The prototype has been in the making for 10 years, and Sam Bousfield, the engineer and creator of the Switchblade, and CEO of Samson Sky, recently took his team to OshKosh, Wisconsin to one of the biggest annual airshows in the world.

Corbett YTP, with Cathy Noles as their Transition Specialist, just had a young woman (Olivia) make the K5 News in Washington. Olivia has been involved this summer in a Law Enforcement Camp and her story can be found by clicking: HERE!

Click HERE! to access an excellent article published in July 2018 by Nick Beleiciks from the State of Oregon Employment Department. Nick has published many other articles that can be found by clicking on his Staff Page.

PDX Bridge is a grant-funded early college program for youth experiencing foster care, housing instability, and/or the juvenile justice systems.

Reynolds Learning Academy staff member Kathi Morris and Jodi Johnson represented the Multnomah Country Transition Specialist Consortium, Reynolds School District and

  1. September 25th: PDX Metro Area Regional at Clackamas ESD

MEGI stands for: Motivational Enhancement Group Intervention. This program is designed for 14-21 year old youth with disabilities focused on career exploration and development, in a small group setting.

The new Pre-ETS data base is now available and ready for you to begin entering Pre-Ets for January 1, 2018 and beyond. 

The MI Basic training program consists of a two-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).