Meet Our Staff

Rhode Island Department of Education

Jane Slade, MA, CRC
State Transition Coordinator
Education Specialist/Secondary Transition
Office of Student, Community, and Academic Supports

email: Jane.Slade@ride.ri.gov
phone: 401-222-8350
fax: 401-222-6030

255 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02902

East Bay Regional Transition Center
Joanne DelAngelo, Coordinator
200 Metro Center Blvd. Unit 5
Warwick, RI 02886
phone: 401-862-4133
email: jdelangelo@fedcap.org

Northern RI Regional Transition Center
Jennifer Doucette, Coordinator
144 Bignall Street
Warwick, RI 02888
phone: 401-465-2466
email: jdoucette@westbaycollaborative.org

 

Southern RI Regional Transition Center
Kerri Collins, Coordinator
859 Nooseneck Hill Road
West Greenwich, RI 02817
phone: 401-481-5161
email: kcollins@westbaycollaborative.org

West Bay Regional Transition Center
Therese Curran, Coordinator
144 Bignall Street
Warwick, RI 02888
phone: 401-941-8353 x124
fax: 401-941-8535
email: tcurran@westbaycollaborative.org

R.I. Secondary  Transition & Employment First Twitter Feed

This collection is going to enable historians and scholars to document the shift from a time when people with disabilities were seen as objects of charity needing medical supervision to people who were taking control of decisions affecting their own lives.
https://bit.ly/3euWlpZ

We're back with day 3 of the Conference!

Watch today's Q&A at 3:00pm about community participation.

On-demand webinars
Pathways to Adult Services Part 2: https://youtu.be/QYpZ_pfM68I
ABLE Act and Able Accounts: https://youtu.be/5cfFFLqYwMM

For more information: https://ripin.org/11th-annual-transition-to-adulthood-conference/

Shifting to #RemoteLearning has posed additional challenges for #K12 students with disabilities. Assistive technology can help teachers help these students. via @EdTech_K12 https://edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2020/11/how-assistive-technology-supporting-students-through-pandemic

A beautiful testament to the power of perseverance, having a vision, and focusing on what people with disabilities CAN do.

Chris Nikic, You Are an Ironman. And Your Journey Is Remarkable. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/16/sports/ironman-triathlon-down-syndrome.html?smid=tw-share

3 Models Underlying Assumptions About Disability | Psychology Today https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/disability-is-diversity/202011/3-models-underlying-assumptions-about-disability

Autism in the Workplace: Why Accommodations Need to Be Fluid | The Mighty https://themighty.com/2020/11/autism-workplace-accommodations/?utm_source=engagement_bar&utm_campaign=post_feed.story_card_full.mobile_fixed_engagement_bar&utm_medium=email

5 Models for Making the Most Out of Hybrid Learning http://www.spencerauthor.com/?p=63319 via @spencerideas
Great information!

We're just a week away from our 11th Annual Transition to Adulthood Week.

Get information to help your child transition to adulthood.

Find out more: https://ripin.org/11th-annual-transition-to-adulthood-conference/

11th Annual Transition to Adulthood Conference https://ripin.org/11th-annual-transition-to-adulthood-conference/

Yesterday, we released our latest report on #equity -- why it matters, and how we *must* include students, families + community to actually achieve equity in education.

Thank you Paige for leading a dynamic presentation and discussion!

#SCLChat #edchatRI @NellieMaeEdFdn

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📣 Have you heard our latest course announcement?

We have a student course launching soon: Get Ready for Your Career!

The lesson of the course are:⠀
🔸Finding a Career Begins with You!⠀
🔸Explore and Research⠀
🔸Explore Paths, Set Goals, and Plan⠀
🔸Prepare for Success⠀

Students have experienced collective trauma on a global scale throughout 2020. Our free Trauma-Sensitive Toolkit is designed to equip educators & mental health professionals with practical yoga & mindfulness tools to help address symptoms of trauma in children & teens.

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