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 Truman Transition Team

Allison Zures
Associate Dean of Student Services
The Truman Transition Team is here to help upper-level Adult Education, Career Bridge, and Gateway students achieve their goals!

Who should meet with the Transition Team?    
All are welcome. Our programs are best for students with a 211 or higher CASAS score or a 3 or higher TABE score. To learn more about Truman Adult Education testing click here​    

What can the Transition Team help with?    
The Transition Team can help you:    
1. Register for Adult Education courses aimed at helping you prepare for college-level classes.    
2. Explore our GATEWAY program which can help adult education students moving to credit courses by offering financial support.    
3. Enroll in our Free Early Childhood Education Bridge through which qualified students can earn a free Basic Certificate in Early Childhood Education.    

​Which Transition Specialist should I talk to?
Transition Specialists work with students based on their last name. So, if your last names start with A through I, you will work with Myriam Pacheco. If your last name starts with J through Q, you will work with Matthew Vanada. If your last name starts with R through Z, you will work with Fernando Villeda Flamenco. Contact Information is below.   
Last name:     

 A – I - Myriam Pacheco
​​   J – Q - Matthew Vanada
 R – Z - Fernando Villefa Flamenco  

​What if I just have a quick question?
Team Transition hosts drop-in zooms hours twice a week 
Tuesdays from 10 AM to 12 PM and Wednesdays from 1 PM to 3 PM. Join the zoom during these hours at   





Faculty & Staff

Transition Specialists:     

Myriam  Pacheco
(773) 907-6828

Matthew Vanada
(773) 907-6840 

Fernando Villeda Flamenco
(773) 907-6835     

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1145 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago , IL 60640
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McKeon Buidling Room 118:
Mondays 9am to 4pm
Tuesdays - Thursdays 9am to 5pm
Fridays 9am to 1pm

Main Building Room 2230
Mondays 9am to 6pm
Tuesdays 8am to 5pm
Wednesdays & Thursdays 9am to 6pm
Fridays 8am to 2pm


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