“The future has a way of arriving unannounced.” - George Will
Your Child Will Be An Adult. Will You & Your Child Be Ready?
Do you struggle just to get through the day? Figure you’ll have time to worry about your child’s future later? We’ve all been there. But you should know this: The Future is coming and it’s coming faster than you can imagine. Do you know everything you need to know?
What do you envision for your child’s future?
Where will he live?
Will she work? If so, what career or occupational path do you and she envision?
Where will he spend his free time?
What about friendships, a love relationship?
Most importantly, what are your child’s hopes and dreams for the future? Do you know?
As your child approaches adulthood, there are many new things to consider, decisions to be made, and tools available to help you make them. We offer an overview of these topics, and point you to where you can learn more.
Transition: What Is It and What Parents Need to Know
It’s never too early; it’s never too late! Too often we see families trying to make serious life-changing decisions in the midst of a crisis. Whether your child has many years before graduation, or less than 6 months, take a few minutes to educate yourself on what’s ahead and begin thinking about the future today.
Texas Project FIRST is an activity of the Texas Continuing Improvement Process (TCIP) under the auspices of the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and Region 9 Education Service Center, and is focused on helping to fulfill the goals of TEA and the Parent Training Committee