The Division on Career Development and Transition is pleased to announce newly elected officers.
Vice President: Joseph Madaus
Dr. Joseph Madaus is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and the Director of the Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut. He has served on the DCDT Board for the past three years as a Representative Assembly member to the Council for Exceptional Children. He was the founder and Past-President of the Connecticut DCDT, and in that role, facilitated the DCDT Regional Conference in Mystic, CT, serving as the chair of the local arrangements committee and assisting in the program development. He will serve as Vice President and continue to serve as President-elect, President, and Past President in the next four years.
Treasurer: Darlene Unger
Dr. Unger is an associate professor of special education and director of doctoral studies in education at DePaul University. She has been a member of the DCDT since 1997 and has served as the treasurer since 2007. She will continue this role in the next three years.
Secretary: Kendra L. Williams-Diehm
Dr. Williams-Diehm is an assistant professor in the Special Education program at the University of Oklahoma. She is a longtime member of the DCDT and has served as secretary for the past three years. She will continue this role in the next three years.
Northeast Regional Representative: Stel Gragoudas
Dr. Stel Gragoudas is a Youth Development and Self-determination Specialist. He has served on the board of the DCDT for the past three years as the Northeast Regional Representative. He will continue this role in the next three years the organization.
Northwest Regional Representative: Dawn A. Rowe
Dr. Dawn A. Rowe is the project coordinator for the National Post-School Outcomes Center, a collaborative effort between the Technical Assistance and Consulting Service (TACS) and the Secondary Special Education and Transition Unit (SSET) at the University of Oregon. She has been a DCDT member for eight years and has been actively involved with the DCDT as a member of three committees. She will serve as the Northwest Regional Representative in the next three year.