Jackie Tijerina, M.Ed.
Research Associate/Program Coordinatoremail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Before joining CCLC staff, Jackie was coordinating a transition project with local school systems and employment providers in Indianapolis, IN. Currently, Jackie’s work at CCLC includes research and development of professional training for individuals working in the field of disability. Consultation, facilitation, assessment and technical assistance are CCLC strategies used to assist organizations in their efforts of providing quality services. Jackie has a strong belief that all individuals should have the opportunity and support for competitive community employment at a competitive wage. Jackie is also involved with coordination of several Project SEARCH sites in the state. Jackie serves as a board member for Indiana APSE - Advancing Employment Connecting People. Jackie also serves on the Bloomington Brain Injury Local Support Network Advisory Council.
- Indiana University | M.Ed. in Special Education-Transition
- Ball State University | B.S. in Social Work-Psychology
Areas of Expertise
- Curriculum Design
- Project SEARCH
- School/Interagency Collaboration
- Self Determination
- Transition for Youth with Disabilities