Dr. Kelly Dietrich, Principal

340 Colborne St., Saint Paul, MN 55102

651-293-5997 | Get Directions

Principal/School Name

360 Colborne Street, Saint Paul, MN, 55102

651-767-8100 | Get Directions

Welcome to Focus Beyond

  • Focus Beyond Transition Services works with young adults aged 18-22 who have unmet special education needs. Teachers, specialists, and community partners work closely with students to help them learn the skills necessary for employment, post-secondary opportunities, and independent living. Our program offers vocational training labs, community-based settings, and on-site seminars covering employment, independent living, communication safety, self-advocacy, and career planning. Focus Beyond provides students with the skills and resources they need for a successful transition from school to the community. Learn more...

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Transition to Lifelong Learning

  • Students training at work sites

  • Our Classes

    Focus Beyond provides specialized instruction to meet individual student needs, including communication, self-advocacy, employment readiness, career exploration, relationships, post-secondary planning, and much more.

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  • Services and Instruction

    Our curriculum is based on the National Alliance for Secondary Education and Transition standards to meet the needs of young adults with special education transition goals.

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  • Community-based activities

    Community-based activities play a huge role in the learning and skills development of students at Focus Beyond. These activities include work-based learning, travel instruction, recreation/leisure activities, community awareness, and independent living activities.

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  • Work-based Learning

    Work-based learning (WBL) is an educational approach that combines classroom instruction with practical work experience. At Focus Beyond, we offer a diverse range of Work Based Learning opportunities, including over 20 community-based worksites.

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School Profile

Kelly Dietrich
  • Contact Us

    Focus Beyond Transition Services
    340 Colborne St.
    Saint Paul, MN 55102

    Phone: 651-293-5997
    Ages: 18-22

    School Hours:
    9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.
    Office Hours:
    8:45 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

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  • Student worksite absence line 651-744-8028.

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