A consortium is a partnership. The North Dakota Transition Consortium is a partnership of programs and agencies. The goal is to promote, improve, and educate about services that help young adults with disabilities move from high school into college, training, or a job.
Consortium members include:
- North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities (NDCPD)
NDCPD is a University Center of Excellence on Developmental Disabilities, Education, Research and Services. It is part of a network of similar programs at universities throughout the United States. NDCPD provides service, education, and research that help communities welcome and value people of all ages and abilities.
- North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (ND DPI), Special Education
ND DPI is a state agency. It works with schools and communities to ensure that public schools are excellent. DPI’s Special Education Division makes sure that all students with disabilities receive a free and appropriate education.
- North Dakota Department of Human Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (ND DVR)
ND DVR is a state agency. It helps North Dakotans with disabilities get and succeed at a job. The agency also helps businesses solve issues related to disabilities.
- North Dakota Protection and Advocacy Project (ND P&A)
ND P & A is a state program. It protects the equal treatment and inclusion of people with disabilities at home, school, and work, and in recreation.
- North Dakota State Council on Developmental Disabilities (NDSCDD)
NDSCDD is a state program. It supports choice, independence, productivity, and inclusion for all North Dakotans with developmental disabilities.