- Center on Transition Innovations
The vision of the Virginia Department of Education is to create a centralized statewide portal for information, resources, demonstration, and research for educators and other stakeholders in the transition of youth with disabilities. The Center on Transition Innovations (CTI) at Virginia Commonwealth University provides evidence-based resources and information along with emerging practices in the field. The results of research studies and demonstration projects conducted here in Virginia help us shape the ongoing work of CTI.
This includes fact sheets, videos, online courses for teachers and other providers, a virtual course for students, and work based learning projects.
- National TA Center on Transition
The Center has had a name change, now called NTACT:C. C is for "The Collaborative". Their purpose is to assist State Education Agencies, Local Education Agencies, State VR agencies, and VR service providers in implementing evidence-based and promising practices ensuring students with disabilities, including those with significant disabilities, graduate prepared for success in postsecondary education and employment.
- National Dropout Prevention Center
The National Dropout Prevention Center provides resources on best practices for preventing dropouts and assist in building states' capacity to increase school completion rates for students through knowledge synthesis, technical assistance, and dissemination of interventions and practices that work.
- Transition Coalition
This site offers training, tools, and resources for providing transition services to young adults with disabilities in secondary special education Features include free publications, training, and information for parents and service providers.
- Zarrow Center
The Zarrow Center for Learning Enrichment facilitates successful secondary and postsecondary educational, vocational and personal outcomes for students and adults with disabilities. ZC faculty, staff, and students do this through self-determination oriented evaluation, research, development, transition education instruction, and dissemination of best educational and support practices. The ZC also prepares undergraduate and graduate students to assume leadership roles in schools, universities, and support organizations
- Division on Career Development and Transition
The mission of DCDT is to promote national efforts to improve the quality of, and access to, career/vocational and transition services, increase the participation of education in career development and transition goals, and to influence policies affecting career development and transition services for persons with disabilities. It is a subdivision of the Council of Exceptional Education.