Transition Education Services

Transition Education Services offer your child more opportunities for success!

We want to ensure that all students are provided services designed to meet their unique needs and prepare them for further education, employment, and independent living.

Our partnership for Transition Education Services is contracted with the Texas Workforce Commission and exists for the sole purpose of helping students transition from one season of life to another!


Pre-Employment Transition Services  (Ages 14-22)

The GRACE Pre-ETS Program is designed specifically to give students age 14-22 the experience, confidence, and training needed to transition into the workforce or college as an adult.

 This program includes:

  • Up to 150 hours of in class training designed specifically for each student's grade and learning abilities. Classes offered include career explorations, post-secondary counseling (college exploration, admission requirements, application assistance, FAFSA assistance, scholarship applications), work readiness training, self-advocacy and work-based learning (observations, mentorship and informational interviews with prospective employers). 
  • A 12-week paid summer work experience with a job coach (if needed) in the area of the student's interest. 


Courses will earn an elective credit on the students' high school transcript and are offered in person at Crossroads Christian School, online and 30 hours of in person sessions (work based learning). 


All students are welcome to participate in programming. Most students qualify for free services through Texas Workforce commission.  GRACE TES looks forward to helping your family to prepare for the next stages of life for your high school student. 


Students learning new skills, preparing for the next season of life, and cultivating relationships will benefit from this program for the rest of their life!

All classes are taught by certified staff contracted with the Texas Workforce Commission.


Lisa Rodriguez

Owner/Director, G.R.A.C.E.
Pre- Employment Transition Services Trainer
Certified Job Skills Trainer Certified Job Placement Specialist
Certified Vocational Adjustment Trainer


Tony Rodriguez

Assistant Director
Pre- Employment Transition Services Trainer
Certified Job Skills Trainer
Certified Job Placement Specialist


Mandy Garza

Program Coordinator and Quality Assurance
Pre- Employment Transition Services Trainer
Certified Job Skills Trainer






For any additional questions please contact:


Lisa Trevino Rodriguez 

GRACE Transition Education Services, Owner/Director 

361-571-8352 _Owner & Director 

M.Ed., CTRP-Education 

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Home School Terminology

CCS is a THSC Partner Group

The Texas Home School Coalition provides a wealth of information for the homeschool community and more info can be found on their website at

Home School Terminology

THSC definition of a home schooled student:
A home schooled student predominantly receives instruction in a general, elementary or secondary education program that is provided by the parent—or a person standing in parental authority—in or through the child’s home [Texas Education Code 29.916 (a)].

The parent or person standing in parental authority might contract with outside sources in order that the student receives additional instruction. For example, a private tutor, co-op class or a college class. However, this source or these sources do not circumvent the parent’s role in determining the overall success or failure of the student.

Home school group:
All home school groups on our list seek to serve families who meet the definition of home schooling. This means their children participate in the group, but the group will not attempt to become an authority over the student’s education, per the definition of home schooling. THSC Partner Groups meet criteria as defined on THSC Types of Groups.

Private school:
Private school is a broad category of describing any non-public school. This includes traditional accredited private schools that require daily attendance and tuition, unaccredited private schools which are similar but not subject to the same accreditation requirements, home schools which are a type of private school but not regulated the same way as other types of private school, and other options that are a hybrid of these different types. For example, in a university model school, a student might attend the school 2-3 days per week and then be schooled at home for the rest of the week.