September 6, 2012

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ppt File UCEDD Directors on Transitions - powerpoint presentation (3,335KB) [download]

ppt File supplemental presentation BY George Jesien (3,358KB) [download]

pdf File Supplemental transition planning materials from Hill Walker (1,586KB) [download]

pdf File Report by Fred Orelove (255KB) [download]

Several UCEDDs across the country have recently experienced transitions of new leadership, as directors retire or pursue new professional opportunities. Transitions in general can by stressful, but transitions of directors, especially individuals who have held the position for a long period, can present particular challenges to a program. This webinar will present findings from a series of interviews of UCEDD Directors who have retired or left their program in the past five years and of Directors who have stepped into those positions in that same period.


  • Fred Orelove, PhD: Former Director of the Partnership for People with Disabilities at Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Hill Walker, PhD: Former Director of the University of Oregon UCEDD
  • George Jesien, PhD: Executive Director of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities


Materials for this event are linked on the right side of this page, and can be downloaded. Click here to view and listen to the archived recording.