Welcome to the Transition Education Center

Offering students with unique educational needs a specialized learning experience within four programs.

At the Transition Education Center we focus on:

  • Transitioning to community
  • Encouraging independence
  • Celebrating aspirations

To learn more about the Transition Education Center, click here.

Transition Education Center
14895 Francesca Ave N
Hugo, MN 55038-7498
Phone: 651-773-6050
Fax: 651-773-6052

Attendance: 651-773-6051, opt. 1

School Hours: 
Transition Plus 8:40 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.
(Breakfast available at 8:15 a.m.)

TAPP 9:40 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.
(Breakfast available at 9:30 a.m.)

AWARE High School 9:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

AWARE Middle School 9:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Project SEARCH 8:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Office Hours: 7:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

TEC Staff 2024




Transition Education Center

Our Mission

The mission of the Transition Education Center, a personalized learning community committed to honoring students’ unique abilities and aspirations, focused on skill building and enriched learning experiences, is to ensure students achieve their individual goals and transition successfully into their larger community through a vital system distinguished by: 

  • Safe, respectful, inclusive, and responsive environments

  • Student-centered planning approaches to encourage independence

  • Instruction supporting social-emotional learning, employment, independent living, and post-secondary education and training

  • Staff, families, and community partners committed to collaboration

  • Community-based instruction, service learning, and career exploration