National Technical Assistance Center on Transition
New Leveraging Briefs Series on Attract, Prepare, Retain Available Now!
The new leverage briefs are the culmination of OSEP’s Attract, Prepare, Retain: Effective Personnel for All Initiative and highlight 13 leverage points covering strategies recognized by various stakeholders as essential to addressing critical shortages in the special education workforce.
The National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT) is a Technical Assistance and Dissemination project, funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), Cooperative Agreement Number H326E140004. NTACT is funded from January 1, 2015 until December 31, 2019.
NTACT’s 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.
David Test, UNC Charlotte
Paula Kohler, University of Central Florida
Deanne Unruh, University of Oregon
TA Providers email
District of Columbia
Northern Mariana Islands
U.S. Virgin Islands
Level of Support
21st Century Skills
Career and Technical Education
Evidence Based Practices
School Mental Health
Transitions (from grade to grade)
Other Specialty Areas: Transition to post-school environments; Data Analysis and Use
State Education Agencies
Other Primary Audiences: State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies; Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors; Secondary Students with Disabilities