Franklin Transition Program (FTP)

  • The Franklin Transition Program at Franklin High School is a full-day school program for students, grades 9 - 12, with moderate cognitive impairments.

    The curriculum is based upon the Michigan Core Standards and is adapted and modified to meet the unique educational needs of the students enrolled in the program.

    From Program Specialist Mary Jarvis: 

    You are in the right place if you are exploring a placement for your student with a moderate cognitive impairment at the Western Wayne Skill Center located at Garfield Community School or the Franklin Transition Program located at Franklin High School.

    You may receive more information about the Franklin Transition Program by contacting Cathy Burr at 734.744.2895.  

    MoCI Center Program Procedures

    This document describes enrollment procedures and eligibility criteria for center   programs for students with moderate cognitive impairments.

    Franklin Transition Program Referral Packet

    For information on submitting referrals for enrollment.  Also go to the Referral and Enrollment Information tab in the upper left corner of this site.


    Referrals for enrollment are initiated by the Resident School District. Parents who are interested in having their student referred to the Western Wayne Skill Center at Garfield Community School or the Franklin Transition Programmust contact their Resident School District staff or Special Education Department to discuss their request for a referral. 

    I look forward to meeting and working with students, parents, and sending district staff of potential students.

    School Districts Served by the Western Wayne Skill Center at Garfield Community School and Franklin Transition Program: 

    • Crestwood
    • Garden City
    • Livonia
    • Northville
    • Plymouth Canton
    • Redford Union
    • Romulus
    • South Redford
    • Van Buren
    • Wayne Westland
    • Westwood