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National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N) and the National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities (NDPC-SD) work with the Center to coordinate national survey efforts needed by each center, enhance the advisory function of each center, and coordinate TA related to the SPP/APR Indicators 1, 2, 13, & 14.

Loujeania Williams Bost
Director National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities (NDPC-SD)
Clemson University
209 Martin Street
Clemson SC 29631-1555
Voice: 864.656.2599
lbost@clemson.edu

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The National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC) collaborates with the Center to disseminate and coordinate TA-related to the SPP/APR indicators 13 and 14.

David Test
Project Co-Principal Investigator – Knowledge Generation Department of Special Education and Child Development University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte NC 28223
Voice: 704.687.8853
dwtest@email.uncc.edu

Paula Kohler
Project Co-Principal Investigator – Capacity Building Department of Educational Studies
Western Michigan University
3506 Sangren Hall
Kalamazoo MI 49008
Voice: 269.387.5955
paula.kohler@wmich.edu

National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) works with the Center to development brief policy documents targeted to state departments of education, special education directors and their staff. They also assist in coordinating any national survey efforts to ensure minimal impact on states.

Bill East
Executive Director
NASDSE
1800 Diagonal Road Suite 320
King St Sta 1
Alexandria VA 22314
Voice: 703.519.3800

Nancy Reder
Executive Director/Governmental Relations
NASDSE
1800 Diagonal Road Suite 320
Alexandria VA 22314
Voice: 703.519.3800 ext. 334
nancy.reder@nasdse.org

Data Accountability Center (DAC)/Westat works with the Center to develop brief documents targeted to state special education data managers.

Joy Markowitz
Co-Director
Data Accountability Center
1600 Research Boulevard
Rockville MD 20850-3129
Voice: 301.315.5952
joymarkowitz@westat.com

W. Alan Coulter
Co-Director
Data Accountability Center
1600 Research Boulevard
Rockville MD 20850-3129
Voice: 504.556.7559
acoulter@lsuhsc.edu

Marsha Brauen
Project Director
Westat Inc.
1650 Research Boulevard
Rockville MD 20850
Voice: 301.251.1500
marshabrauen@westat.com

Technical Assistance ALLIANCE for Parent Centers PACER works with the Center to develop brief documents targeted to consumers and families.

Paula Goldberg
Executive Director
The ALLIANCE PACER Center
8161 Normandale Blvd.
Minneapolis MN 55437-1044
Voice: 888.248.0822 or 952.838.9000
goldberg@pacer.org

Deborah Leuchovius
Project Coordinator
PACER Center
8161 Normandale Blvd
Minneapolis MN 55437
Voice: 952.838.1382
dleuchovius@pacer.org

 

 

Technical Assistance Coordination Center (TACC) will serve as a coordinating hub for all OSEP-funded TA&D centers that provide assistance and support to states, local educational agencies, and stakeholders in the field.

Michele Rovins
Director
Technical Assistance Coordination Center
1825 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington DC 20009
Voice: 202.884.8210
mrovins@fhi360.org

Carol Valdivieso
Director DSSC
1825 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 800
Washington DC 20009
Voice: 202.884.8204
cvaldivi@fhi360.org

Center to Improve Project Performance (CIPP) OSEP has funded this Center for the purposes of providing technical assistance to OSEP grantees in conducting formative and summative evaluations of their projects funded through the following programs: Parent Information Centers, Technical Assistance and Dissemination, and Personnel Development. The Center will also guide, coordinate, and oversee the summative evaluations of technical assistance, personnel development, Parent Training and Information Center, and technology projects selected by OSEP. Their services are only available to OSEP grantees.

 

Regional Resource Center Program (RRCP) works with the Center to identify and provide technical assistance to states on PSO systems.

Arlene Russell
RRC Program Co-Coordinator
Institute on Community Integration
150 Pillsbury Drive SE
5 Pattee Hall
Minneapolis MN 55455
Voice: 612.624.1151
russellb@umn.edu

Maureen Hawes
RRC Program Co-Coordinator
North Central Regional Resource Center
University of Minnesota
5 Pattee Hall
150 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis MN 55455
Voice: 612.624.9722
hawes001@umn.edu