Meeting Summary & Resources

The DC ST CoP January meeting focused on DC transition curriculum models. ST CoP members discussed a scope and sequence for age-appropriate transition competencies. 

PowerPoint Presentation Slide Deck

DC Secondary Transition Community of Practice Website

For DC Secondary Transition Community of Practice updates and past meeting materials, visit our website: http://www.schooltalkdc.org/st-cop/


Requests for Collaboration

Host a Secondary Transition Community of Practice

Information Session

Do you want to share your expertise, highlight organizational successes or best practices in action, or just take on a more active role in the DC Secondary Transition Community of Practice? Sign up to host one of our monthly information sessions. Desired topics include:

  • Career & technical education for students with disabilities
  • Work-based learning opportunities
  • Customized employment
  • Virtual Secondary Transition Programming
  • Data sharing & tracking


GSEHD Senior Research Assistant Position Opening

The Graduate School of Education & Human Development (GSEHD), Department of Special Education and Disability Studies Interdisciplinary Transition Services Program at The George Washington University is hiring a Senior Research Assistant. See the job posting for more information.

DC Special Education Cooperative Career Preparation Program

DC Special Education Cooperative is recruiting transition-age youth for their Career Preparation Progam (CCP)! The 2022 guidelines outline the purpose, rationale, and timeline of programming. Please contact Cotora Holland at cholland@specialedcoop.org if you have any questions.

DC Public Schools OES Manager Position Opening

The Office of Elementary Schools (OES) has just posted a position: OES Manager. In addition to general OES support, this position will focus on special education and early literacy. Please share the job announcement within your network and send any candidates our way! We will be working quickly to review applications.

Best Buddies Living Expansion

Best Buddies Living (BBL) is currently full in Washington, D.C. But, we have recently expanded to Miami (if anyone is looking to escape the cold). Feel free to reach out to Residential Manager Julia Moluf at juliamoluf@bestbuddies.org for more information about BBL.


Please contact Chelsea Kovacs, Secondary Transition Manager, at chelsea.kovacs@schooltalkdc.org.

Mission Statement

The DC Secondary Transition Community of Practice supports DC youth with disabilities as they transition into a self-directed life. We are a city-wide, cross section of stakeholders who come together to strengthen our individual and collective ability for action.

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