Additional Resources

Opening Doors to Self-Determination Skills

Opening Doors to Self-Determination Skills is a free downloadable workbook that assists students with developing self-determination skills that will enable them to be successful in life. It was developed by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

Age of Majority Transition Guide

The Age of Majority Transition Guide by the Iowa Department of Education explains rights and responsibilities after students reach age 18 and are considered legal adults in the state of Iowa. Additionally, it includes frequently used special education terminology and acronyms.

On Your Own

The Iowa State Bar Association created the On Your Own website that outlines those rights and responsibilities that come about as a result of turning 18 and gaining adult status in the eyes of the law. Knowing the law and your rights is very important when you enter adulthood. Not knowing them could result in unfortunate consequences that may affect your life for years to come. Learning about the law and your rights now could save you from making poor decisions in the future. The information below is meant to be a guide to introduce you to adulthood. The Iowa State Bar Association always recommends speaking with an attorney concerning any legal questions you may have. If you are in need of an attorney, please visit

Talent Knows No Limits

Talent Knows No Limits offers some great tools including: The High School vs. College Comparison Sheet to see how high school and college differs and the Talent Knows No Limits Workbook, which was funded by a Medicaid Infrastructure Grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Online Practice Driver's License Tests

The Iowa Department of Transportation has some great resources for students to practice for their driver’s license test. Online practice tests are available in both English and Spanish.

Important contacts

Staff Directory
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Tammy McKimmey

Special Education Consultant

712-335-6048 Email Tammy McKimmey
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Laura Reinders

School Social Worker

712-380-7778 Email Laura Reinders