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DCDT 2010-2011

OFFICERS & REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES

Dalun Zhang 

PRESIDENT


Mary Morningstar

PRESIDENT ELECT  

 
     Audrey Trainor        

 VICE PRESIDENT

 

Darlene Unger
TREASURER

Kendra Williams-Diehm
SECRETARY
  

 Stacie Dojonovic
NEWSLETTER
EDITOR

Jane Razeghi
EXECUTIVE


Sally Smith
NORTHWEST

Lori Peterson
Jamie Van Dycke
SOUTHWEST

Stelios Gragoudas
NORTHEAST

Kathe Wittig
SOUTHEAST


Dale Matusovich 

PAST PRESIDENT
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2011 DCDT Conference in Kansas City


The Division on Career Development and Transition
 

Presents...

 

Taking the Future by the Horns

 

October 13-15, 2010 in Kansas City, Missouri

 

Westin KC 

 
 

Registration  for the 2011 DCDT Conference is now open.

Register early for the best rate!

 

If you require one, a copy of the W-9  is available for download to process purchase orders.


 

Preconference Workshops

There will be two preconference workshops at the 2011 DCDT Conference on Wednesday October 12, 2011.

 

Assessment and Instructional Strategies

to Promote Self-Determination

Dr. Michael Wehmeyer
 

Assessment for Transition Planning:
From Basic to Recommended Practices
  Drs. Gary Clark and Amy Gaumer Erickson

 

A preconference workship flyer can be accessed at the DCDT website  by clicking on preconference workshop.

 

Register through the DCDT International Conference website .

 

Morning Workshop: $40.00

Afternoon Workshop: $40.00

Both Workshops: $75.00


 Hotel Information

 

The conference will be held at:

 

The Westin Crown Center

Kansas City, Missouri
(816) 474-4400

 

The conference rate for rooms is $139.00/night until September 12, 2011.  Room Code: DCDT


 See the Sights in Kansas City

 

Sign up for one of the conference excursions  in Kansas City. Tour the city and take in the American Jazz Museum and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and dine at the Gates Bar-B-Que Restaurant or take in a show at the American Heartland Theatre.

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

New and Updated Resources at www.nsttac.org!

 

An Annotated Bibliography  co-developed with the National

High School Center on Special Education and High School Redesign

 

Updates to the Table of In- and Post-School Predictors

 

Updated Evidence-Based Practice Descriptions: http://www.nsttac.org/ebp/ebp_main.aspx and http://www.nsttac.org/ebp/practicedescriptions/ and http://www.nsttac.org/ebp/evidence_based_practices.aspx 

 

Presentation materials from the 5 Annual Secondary Transition State Planning Institute are at the National Post-School Outcome Center's website - click on "Presentations" at this link: http://www.psocenter.org/presentations.html .

 

Contact NSTTAC's listserve coordinator korteringlj@appstate.edu to get on NSTTAC's e-mail list for regular updates from the Center.


Virginia DCDT Announcements

VA DCDT is gearing up for two professional development events for our members!

 

Our annual Summer Institute will be held July 28 and July 29 in Richmond, Virginia. This year's event is titled "Transition in Action: Leveraging resources for maximum impact".

 

We also holding a one day professional development on August 12 for our members titled "Innovations in Self-Determination".

 

Please feel free to visit our website http://vadcdt.org

to see all the great things the Virginia Chapter is doing!


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Sincerely,
 
Linda Signature
 
Linda Maitrejean, Marketing Chair
DCDT