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Transition-to-Work (TTW) Endorsement Online

Transition-to-Work Endorsement Online
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Are you ready to help young people with disabilities build more independent lives? The Transition-to-Work (TTW) endorsement program is designed for teachers who are licensed as intervention specialists in special education or as vocational educators. The TTW endorsement leads to a professional qualification applicable in transition-focused roles such as Job Training Coordinator (previously known as Option IV Coordinator), and Career Assessment Specialist (CAS).


The University of Toledo is a 4 year, public, regionally accredited university that has been serving students since 1872. As a student, you will enjoy: direct contact with your advisors and interactive faculty to help you achieve your goals. UToledo also has many resources that a large institution offers such as; eTutoring, IT Help Desk, and eLibrary.


The online TTW endorsement at The University of Toledo is designed around competencies identified by the Ohio Board of Regents/Department of Education and is now only 12 credit hours. The program equips graduate students to support youth with disabilities in their transition planning and related services. Many students choose to pair an endorsement certificate with a degree program such as a master’s degree in special education . The online format of the endorsement provides an excellent opportunity for those who may not be able to take traditional coursework.  The endorsement includes a final externship or field practicum that students are able to complete in their home district or at the University of Toledo.


Students who earn this Ohio endorsement typically pursue positions as Transition Specialists, Work Study Coordinators (WSC), Vocational Special Education Coordinators (VOSE), Job Training Coordinators (previously known as Option IV Coordinator), and Career Assessment Specialists (CAS).


Admission Requirements

*Applicants to the online TTW program at The University of Toledo must hold a current Ohio teaching license who are licensed as intervention specialists in special education, pupil services license,  or as vocational educators. 


Last Updated: 10/18/23