ND Transition Services MOU

North Dakota

State Policies & Initiatives: 
The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Transition Services was revised and renewed July 1, 2011, and is in effect through June 30, 2015, or until such time as IDEA is reauthorized. Parties to the agreement are the Department of Public Instruction, Office of Special Education, Job Service North Dakota, the Department of Career and Technical Education, and the Department of Health’s Children’s Special Health Services Unit, Developmental Disabilities Division, Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. The MOU addresses many areas including: consultation and technical assistance, transition planning, and roles and responsibilities including financial responsibilities of the agencies and outreach. 
DVR and the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) are involved with a Community of Practice (CoP) for Transition. The mission of the group is to work towards building, supporting, and sustaining community partnerships and systems that promote and improve the scope, opportunity and quality of transition for youth with disabilities to adequately prepare for life and career beyond high school
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Education
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships