National Community of Practice on Transition

Year started: 2004
Audience(s): administrators, educators, related services providers, families, youth and young adult self-advocates, state decision-makers, higher education faculty, employers, interagency coordination council members
Who Started It: IDEA Partnership at the National Association of State Directors of Special Education
# Members: e.g. 35,000, put N/A if you don't know
Community Contact: joanne.cashman@nasdse.org; mariola.rosser@nasdse.org
Federal, states and local agencies came together around their shared interest in improving school and post-school outcomes for youth. Today, four federal agencies, 10 states and many national organizations are joined in the community. Together, they focus on issues including:

Behavioral/MH and Transition,
Common Core (College and Career Ready) Standards
Employment,
Increasing Accessible Transportation,
Outreach to Child Welfare/Juvenile Justice/Mental Health,
P-16/P-20: ‘Cradle to College and Career',
Post-secondary Options,
Self-determination and Youth Investment, and
Transitioning Youth on the Autism Spectrum Disorder
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Added on Sep 7, 2012
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