Kamal Williams

Learning Links Profile: Kamal Williams

A Transition to Success Story: Talking to Kamal Williams on the phone, it is hard to believe he only left high school a year ago. His voice is smooth and articulate with the polish of a seasoned professional. As an Office Assistant at the University Of Maryland, Kamal thrives in the day-to-day chaos and flow […]

Charlotte Allston

Learning Links Profile: Charlotte Allston

Charlotte Allston’s story is the kind of against the odds story motivational speakers dream of. It is the tale of taking the long road to triumph in an age of instant gratification. Today she is a typical college student attending Briar Cliff University. That of course is if you consider a student with a double […]

Learning Links Profile: Deborah G. Badawi, MD

Transitions aren’t always easy. The question of how you help a child move from the sheltered world of childhood and adolescence to the world of independent adult life is a struggle for all parents. If you have ever tried to teach your teenager how to do laundry you’ve gotten a glimpse into the difficulty of […]

K-12 Career Explorer

The K-12 Career Explorer is an activity planner based on the Maryland Career Development Framework. Designed for parents and teachers with children from pre-K through 8th grade, this tool provides a wide range of activities to help even young students plan for the future.

Expert Advice

We spoke with Sue Murray, the Transition Coordinator at the Hannah More School, about a wide range of important issues around transition. Here is part of the interview that is focused towards families.

Game Changers in Action – Ann Spakowski

Ann Marie Spakowski is the Director of Special Education for the Harford County Public Schools. We had a wide-ranging conversation with her around transition and some of the reasons for her county’s great success with their Special Education students