Transition Services: A “Hot Education Career” – US News

From U.S. News and World Report: “Transition services is just one area among several offering opportunity in the special-ed field, which besides classroom teachers also includes case managers and occupational therapists. Median pay for teachers is about $55,100, slightly higher than for most other teaching disciplines; according to the Department of Education’s latest teacher shortage survey, nearly all 50 states report a lack of qualified professionals. ‘There are such significant needs at the different levels,’ says Kimberly Paulsen, associate professor of special education at Vanderbilt. ‘We get calls, if not every day, at least three, four times a week from school districts’ looking for people, she says.”

Read more: Think Outside the Box With These Hot Education Careers – US News.

Author: New York State DCDT

The New York DCDT strives to increase collaboration efforts in effective transition planning for individuals with disabilities by reducing the duplication of efforts and aligning resources and communication.

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