Our Team & Partners
The Transition Discoveries Team
Our team members believe in Your Voice. Your Story. Your Future. We value the voices of young people with disabilities, families, and transition stakeholders in our collaborative work with communities. Our goals are to help communities build strong relationships and to use data-driven action planning to learn.
Dr. Joan Kester
Assistant Professor, Principal Investigator
Senior Research Associate
Transition Discoveries Consultant
Youth Empowerment Coordinator
We have an amazing team, with shared values of TD. We believe in a youth-led, youth driven model of transition. Relationships and collaboration are the key to the success of building and expanding communities.
A group of GW scholars became part of our TD team during their internship. They worked rigorously with our team and gained research and collaboration experience. We want to thank you all for your contributions you made to the website. Your support and tenacity allowed us to provide a website with valuable resources to the community.
Video recordings were produced by individuals who are actively involved in the Transition Discovery initiative. These participants consist of individuals of all walks of life including young people, family members, and stakeholders from across the country. We would like to thank you for sharing your insight with current and future visitors of this site and our YouTube Channel.
Audio recordings were courtesy of participants who volunteered their time for the Transition Discovery initiative. These individuals consist of voices from young people, family members, or stakeholders from across the country. We would like to thank you for lending your voice to this project and for bringing to life the voices of the young people, stakeholders, and families of the Transition Discoveries initiative.
Our success depends on our growing web of partnerships between young people with disabilities, families and stakeholders working in schools, agencies and organizations throughout communities. Through the power of our partnerships, we work to support communities through resource development, data-driven community action planning and local leadership teams of young people with disabilities, families and stakeholders.
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We provide opportunities to build a network of connections built on strong community relationships. This foundation leads to collaboration where everyone plays an equal role in leadership to use data-driven community action planning to identify what’s working in their communities. Ready to link up with our growing network of community leaders?