Missouri Transition Coalition


State Policies & Initiatives: 

"About Us

Since 2000, the Transition Coalition, located at the University of Kansas, Beach Center on Disability, has been maximizing professional development opportunities for secondary transition and college and career readiness of youth with disabilities.

Our Premise 

To make a difference, professional development requires more than one-shot in-service training.

Our Focus

  • Deliver professional development that leads to changes in practice
  • Support teams and individuals at the state and local levels
  • Translate research and effective practices for practitioner implementation

Our Methods

  • Use self-assessment methods including professional knowledge
  • Strategically combine web-based, in-person, in-print, coaching and other assistance
  • Find and share research-based practices and resources
  • Develop and support practitioner-to-practitioner learning methods"
  • Department of Education
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
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