Sonoma County Office of Education

Transition Fair

Transition Fair, Monday, February 3, 2019 for students with special needs and their families

The 12th annual Transition Fair will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, at the Finley Community Center, 2060 West College Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401.

This free event is designed to help students and their families learn about services for individuals with special needs as they transition from school-based programs to adulthood. Sonoma County special education students in middle school, high school, and post-secondary programs and their families are invited to attend. Spanish interpreters will be available on site and ASL interpreters can be requested by contacting Sharrel Frazeur at 707.576.8212 by 1/17/2020.

Service providers will be at the event to provide information and answer questions about residential options, adult day programs, vocational training, employment, and much more. There will be a presentation on “Navigating the Social Security Process” by the Social Security Administration from 3:30-4:30pm and “Work Incentives with SSI/SSDI Benefits” by the Department of Rehabilitation from 5-6pm.

The Transition Fair is a service of the Sonoma County Transition Consortium, which consists of representatives from Sonoma County Office of Education, North Bay Regional Center, Department of Rehabilitation, local school districts and adult service providers. For more information, contact Kaela Talafili, (707) 524-6760 or


Feria de Transición, 3 de febrero para estudiantes con necesidades especiales y sus familias.

La Feria Anual de Transición del Condado de Sonoma será lunes, el 3 de febrero 2020 de 3:00pm a 6:00 pm, a la Finley Community Center, 2060 West College, Santa Rosa, Ca 95401.

Este evento gratuito está diseñado para ayudar a estudiantes con necesidades especiales y sus familias a aprender sobre de los servicios disponibles en la transición de programas escolares hacia la edad adulta. Se invita a estudiantes del Condado de Sonoma con educación especial, y a estudiantes con necesidades especiales en la escuela media, secundaria, y programas de postsecundaria y sus familias a asistir. Intérpretes de español estarán disponibles.

Los proveedores de servicios estarán en el evento para proporcionar información y responder a preguntas sobre las opciones residenciales, programas de día para adultos, la formación profesional, empleo, y más.

Habrá una presentación de un representante de Seguro Social sobre “Navegando el Proceso de Seguro Social” a las 3:30- 4:30pm y una presentación de un representante del Departamento de Rehabilitación sobre “Incentivos Laborales Con Beneficios: ¡Puedes Trabajar!” a las 5:00- 6:00pm.

La Feria es un servicio del Consorcio de Transición del Condado de Sonoma, que se compone de representantes de SCOE, el Centro Regional del Norte de la Bahía (NBRC), el Departamento de Rehabilitación, los distritos escolares y los proveedores de servicios para adultos. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Kaela Talafili al (707) 524- 6760 o


Questions may be directed to:

  • Dana Zapanta, Principal
    (707) 522-3272,
Nicole Rosaschi, SCOE Administrative Operations Specialist, Human Resources
"I love that the people I work with are passionate about their work, passionate about our students getting the best possible education, and passionate about Sonoma County. " - Nicole Rosaschi, SCOE Administrative Operations Specialist, Human Resources