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Passage Across Networks

A home to anyone committed to healthy transitions and attachment security.

We connect, equip and refresh

transitions-care providers.

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What existing policies and practices support positive transitions in your school?

  • Collect information from all stakeholders (administrators, board members, parents, students, counselors, teachers and members of staff, human resource managers, admissions directors) outlining your school community's existing policies and practices supporting positive transitions for each group below.

  • Create a Transitions Team (or call it whatever fits best for your school community) preferably including members from each stakeholder group.

  • Celebrate what is already in place, you likely have more happening at your school than you think.

  • Connect with SPAN on ideas for enhancing positive transitions-care in your school community. Email us at

Scroll down for quick links to connect with SPAN.


SPAN believes that upholding standards for transition support, and equipping and refreshing those on the front lines, will help all of us fulfill some of our highest hopes for healthy students and families on the move.


Regardless of your experience with transition or transition-care, SPAN plans to meet you where you are. In our virtual home through our SPAN website, engagement with other transition-care providers,  we offer vetted resources and pathways to a stronger transition program in your school.


Our goal is to help ourselves and others manage the stress, distress and chaos of transition, so we can get on with learning, loving, growing, stretching, cross-cultural competence and joy: all the things we launched into the international world to do wisely and well.

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