Transition in Practice (TIP) Articles Now Available!!!

We are excited to provide access to the first two “Transition in Practice” articles in CDTEI. Click on the links below to access the articles.

Stevenson, B. S., & Fowler, C. H. (2016). Collaborative assessment for employment planning.

Kittelman, A., Bromley, K. W., & Mazzotti, V. L. (2016). Functional behavioral assessments and behavior support plans for work-based learning.

  Be sure to also review the Checklist for Authors --> Writing for Transition in Practice for CDTEI - Checklist for Authors.pdf

2017 Graduate Research Grants Announced

The recipients of the 2017 DCDT Graduate Student Research Awards have been announced.  Click here for recipient names and study information

Submit a Proposal for DCDT 2017 in Milwaukee

DCDT Is soliciting proposals for the upcoming 2017 conference in Milwaukee, WI on October 12-14

Proposals are due by April 28, 2107 at 11:00 pm with decisions made by June 30, 2017

Link for Submission:  https://tinyurl.com/DCDT2017Proposal

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The mission of DCDT is to promote national and international 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.


Spring 2017 Newsletter Now Available

The Spring 2017 DCDT newsletter is now available.

Spring 2017 Newsletter

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Student Networking at the 2017 CEC Conference

Check out these opportunities to connect at the 2017 CEC Conference

DCDT Student Membership Meeting

Friday, April 21st, from 1-2 pm in the Hampton Room. We will be discussing our current student/ early career opportunities and programs, and what you would like to see in the coming year.

DCDT Student Membership Social

Wednesday, April 19th, from 7:30-10 pm. We will enjoy some appetizers and desserts at the amazing Max Brenner of Boston Restaurant (just a couple blocks from the Convention Center).


Don’t miss this chance to network with other students as well as leading researchers in the field of transition. We can’t wait to see you there! Please RSVP here https://is.gd/CEC2017StudentEvents

Transition Resource Guide- Updated March 2016

The Transition Resource Guide contains frequently used low-cost/ no-cost web-based transition resources available to professionals, students with disabilities, and their families.The tables contain resources for professional development, teacher use, student use, and parent/family use. This resource table with be updated on a tri-monthly basis to ensure all information is up-to-date and current. 

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CDTEI- Call for Practitioner-Focused Papers

With the 2016 volume year, Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals (CDTEI) will begin publishing four issues per year. Concurrent with this change, CDTEI has developed a new section, “Transition in Practice,” and is seeking practitioner-focused contributions via its submission portal (https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/cdtei) as of September 1, 2015.

The official journal of the Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT)–CEC, CDTEI focuses on the fields of secondary education, transition, and career development of persons with documented disabilities and/or special needs. Suggested topics for the new section include, but are not limited to:

·  Strategies for implementing secondary transition evidence-based practices with youth with disabilities

·  Application of instructional technology to support the transition of youth with disabilities

·  Conducting transition assessment

·  Transition program evaluations

·  Strategies for increasing family involvement

·  Strategies for increasing culturally responsive transition planning

·  Strategies for increasing collaboration with community agencies and businesses

For author guidelines, go to the submission portal (https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/cdtei) and under the Resources head, click on the link “Instructions & Forms.” A pop-up window will appear; click on the Author Guidelines link to download them.

Beginning September 1, 2015, CDTEI will be INVITING SUBMISSIONS for the new Transition in Practice section of the journal through its on-line portal at: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/cdtei.

Address further inquiries to the Transition in Practice Associate Editor, Valerie L. Mazzotti (vmazzott@uoregon.edu).