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Post-Secondary Education & Training

Youth Development  

Alliance for Full Participation MO

 A formal partnership of leading developmental disabilities organizations with a common vision to create a better and more fulfilling quality of life for people with developmental disabilities. 


  APSE-MO is the Missouri State Chapter of a national organization committed to improving and expanding integrated employment opportunities, services, and outcomes for people experiencing disabilities.

Community Transition Teams

 Community Transition Teams offer an avenue for parents and other stakeholders to elevate community awareness of and commitment to the improvement of post-secondary outcomes of youth with disabilities.

Missouri Interagency Transition Team (MITT)

 MITT promotes interagency collaboration in Missouri by establishing a group vision for improving outcomes for young adults with disabilities.

National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center

 NSTTAC provides technical assistance and disseminates information to State Education Agencies, Local Education Authorities, schools, and other stakeholders so that students with disabilities are prepared for post-secondary education and the workforce. 

Partnerships in Employment

 PIE is working to increase employment by highlighting 8 state projects who focus on changing state systems and improving employment outcomes. 

State Employment Leadership Network

 A State Employment Leadership Network has created a strategic plan focused on increasing the number of individuals with developmental disabilities employed in integrated community settings.

Toolkit of Resources on Agency collaboration

Resources about post-secondary transition for educators, VR Counselors, Independent Living Specialists, and families

Transcen, Inc. Career and Workforce Development

 TransCen, Inc. is a nonprofit organization developing creative and innovative projects in school-to-work transition, education systems change, and employment for people with disabilities.

Transition Coalition

 This website includes descriptions of successful models for transition and provides a place for professionals to share resources, experiences, and ideas.

Vocational Rehabilitation Missouri

 VR specializes in employment and training services that can assist individuals with I/DD in becoming employed.