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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
Vacant

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
Joan Lovegren-O’Brien,
Program Administrator I – Transition
Newport News Public Schools

Faith Hottle
Rockingham 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