Logo of NCSETWe would first like to acknowledge the National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET), headquartered at the University of Minnesota’s Institute on Community Integration (ICI). NCSET has facilitated the work of NASET since its inception. NCSET was established to create opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures. NCSET provides technical assistance and disseminates information on four major areas of national significance for youth with disabilities and their families:

NCSET is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs

Individual Acknowledgments

We also acknowledge the outstanding work and commitment of the following individuals who contributed their time and expertise to the development and review of the National Standards and Indicators found in this Transition Toolkit:

Cindy Sadler, Alliance for Excellent Education

Richard Wong, American School Counselor Association

Betsy Brand, American Youth Policy Forum

Sue Swenson, The Arc of the United States

Alisha Dixon Hyslop & Christen Driscoll, Association for Career and Technical Education

Mark Richert, Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Stephan Hamlin-Smith, Association on Higher Education and Disability

Rebecca Hare, Mary Podmostko, Curtis Richards, & Joan Wills, Center for Workforce Development, Institute for Educational Leadership

Cathy Healy, Center for Workforce Preparation, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Allen Phelps, Center on Education and Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Daniel Blair & Debra Ziegler, Council for Exceptional Children

Carl Suter, Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation

Ann Marie Cook, Fairfax County (VA) Public Schools

Tom Nurse, Family Network on Disabilities of Florida, Inc.

Judy Barclay, The Full Life Ahead Foundation

Patti Hackett, Healthy & Ready to Work National Center

Karen Pittman, Impact Strategies, Inc.

Justine Maloney, Learning Disabilities Association of America

John Nori, National Association of Secondary School Principals

Sally Prouty, National Association of Service and Conservation Corps

Mariana Haynes, National Association of State Boards of Education

Nancy Reder, National Association of State Directors of Special Education

Andrea Fiero, National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors

Stephanie Powers, National Association of Workforce Boards

C. Paul Mendez, National Association of Workforce Development Professionals

Peter Leone, National Center on Education, Disability, and Juvenile Justice

Bob Stodden, National Center on Secondary Education and Transition—Center on Disability Studies

Christine Bremer, David Johnson, Donna Johnson, & Pam Stenhjem, National Center on Secondary Education and Transition, Institute on Community Integration

Eduardo Garcia, National Council of La Raza

Suzanne Ripley, National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

Patti Ralabate, National Education Association

Kristin Conklin, National Governors Association

Sue Swaim, National Middle School Association

Linda Hodge, National PTA

Reggie Felton, National School Boards Association

Patricia Gill & Kate O’Sullivan, National Youth Employment Coalition

Lucy Ely Pagán, Northeast Regional Resource Center

Rhonda Basha & Jennifer Kemp, Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor

Melodie Johnson, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education

Bonnie Jones, Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education

Deborah Leuchovius, PACER Center

Jamie Ruppman, TASH

Amy Pleet, Towson University (MD)

Kelli Crane, Richard Luecking, & Marianne Mooney, TransCen, Inc.

Debra Hart, University of Massachusetts-Boston

Katie Furney, University of Vermont

Paula Kohler, Western Michigan University

Patti Barkin & Jane Storms, Western Regional Resource Center

Note: Listing the names of those who worked on this project does not imply their endorsement of this or any related documents.

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