Welcome

Message from our President, Patricia Aldridge:

Welcome to the Virginia Chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children’s Division on Career Development and Transition website (VADCDT).

Our goals for 2014 – 2015 include the following:

1. Increase subdivision membership by 10%
2. Promote / sponsor multiple professional development activities
3. Increase participation of representatives from multiple stakeholders
4. Explore ways to increase revenue to support VADCDT projects

I would also like to take this opportunity to introduce the VADCDT BOARD for 2014 – 2015:

Past President
Lisa Holland
Transition Training Associate
Center for Transition Innovations
Virginia Commonwealth University – Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC)

President
Patricia Aldridge
Associate Professor
Chair Department of Teaching and Learning
Virginia State University

Vice-President
Joan Lovegren-O’Brien,
Division-wide Transition Specialist
Newport News Public Schools

Treasurer
Renee Bullano
Director of Research and Demonstration
Center for Transition Innovations
Virginia Commonwealth University – Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC)

Secretary
Amanda Randall
Statewide Coordinator Self-Determination Project
Virginia Department of Education, James Madison University, T/TAC

Publicity
Kendal Swartzentruber
Coordinator
Virginia Department of Education, James Madison University, T/TAC

Legislative Lead
Mary Young
Transition Consulting Teacher
Loudoun County Public Schools

Newsletter Lead
Bridget Parker
Special Education Department Chair – Transition
Goochland County Public Schools

Webmanager
Faith Hottle
Rockingham County Public Schools

Membership
Kim Bledsoe
Transition Resource Teacher
Culpeper County Public Schools

Program
Sue Britt
Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center

Sandra Wingler-Jones
Mecklenburg County Public Schools

Catherine Burzio, Lead
The Career Assessment Center
Loudoun County Public Schools

Scholarship
Judy Averill
Transition Training Associate
Center for Transition Innovations
Virginia Commonwealth University – Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC)

Doniella Kissinger
Ad hoc Student Representative
Longwood University

Kari LaBell
Ad hoc VACTE – SND
Freedom High School
Loudoun County Public Schools

 

Ad hoc Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) Representative
Vacant

Ad hoc Parent Representative
Vacant