Transition . . . Adjusting to Change
What is transition?
Transition is adjusting to change. As things change in our lives, we also have to change. Adults and children have different ways of dealing with transition. The transition from home to school takes time and is different for each child and parent. It is just as difficult for parents to separate from their child as it is for a child to be away from his parents.
What can parents do to help?
Why is transition an important issue for staff and parents?
Transition addresses all the changes that occur as a child moves from one setting to another-from home to a program, within a program, or between programs. It is a process that involves children, families, staff, and organizations.
Your Head Start Program is required to do the following things: