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Shira Reisman

Transition Associate
Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability

Overview

Shira joined Cornell University’s Yang Tan Institute in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University as an Extension Associate in July, 2021. She serves as a Transition Associate for the NYS Education Department’s Transition Technical Assistance Partnership (T-TAP) professional development initiative, working out of Ithaca. Shira has twenty years of experience in the field of special education, teaching and providing professional development both domestically and internationally. In addition, in her capacity as an educator, Shira served as a Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairperson, service project coordinator, and Professional Learning Community (PLC) facilitator.

Professional Activities

  • A Collaborative Approach to Building Culturally Responsive Transition Practices. Presented to CEC DCDT. Little Rock, AK. 2022.
  • TAP for Transition Webinar: Family Guide to Transition - Preparing Students with Disabilities for Life After High School, Train the Trainer. Presented to Office of Special Education Educational Partnership. 2022.
  • TAP for Transition Hangout: Transition Specialist Check-in # 1 - A Transition Gathering - Getting to Know Your Teammates. Presented to Office of Special Education Educational Partnership. 2022.
  • Navigating Virtual Work-Based Learning Experiences. Presented to Office of Special Education Educational Partnership. 2022.

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