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Secondary Transition

In secondary transition, we are committed to supporting comprehensive systems that ensure positive post-school outcomes for all learners to be successful in their adult lives.

What's New!

  • Fast Facts are now called Technical Assistance Click Here
  • Transition Leadership Institute
    Dates: June 15-17, 2016
    Location: Pueblo Convention Center
    Save the Date! Flyer (PDF)


Important Deadlines:

Transition IEP Review Due Dates: December 1, 2015

Community of Practice Webinars

  • Upcoming webinars - November 19, 2015; January 21, 2016 and April 21, 2016 from 2:30-3:30 pm

18-21 Services Meetings

  • October 14, 2015 and February 24, 2016 from 9:00am - 2:00 pm



We welcome our new team members!

Gail Lott

Gail Lott joined the Secondary Transition and Student Outcomes Team in September 2014.  Previously, she taught students with intellectual disabilities for fifteen years, worked as a Dean of Students, Achievement Coach, Literacy Interventionist, and Transition Coordinator in a district in Colorado Springs.  Gail and her husband reside in Colorado Springs and are the parents of two adult children, and have two grandchildren.

Gloria Howell

Gloria Howell Joined the Secondary Transition and Student Outcomes Team in April 2015.  She has 13 years’ experience as a special education teacher and general education teacher in grades K-12 in California and Montana.  Gloria was a member of the district RtI team in Laguna Beach, California and as part of the school’s Leadership Team, was the PBIS and MTSS school-site coach/facilitator in Montana. Gloria and her husband reside in Denver.


Team Members

Cindy Millikin, Director, Results Driven Accountability
Phone: (303) 866-6619

Linda Tegtmeier, Supervisor, Results Driven Accountability, Secondary Transition and Student Outcomes
Phone:  (303) 866-6703

Gloria Howell, Accountability Specialist, Secondary Transition and Student Outcomes
Phone: (303) 866-6885

Gail Lott, Accountability Specialist, Secondary Transition and Student Outcomes
Phone: (303) 866-6721

Katie Oliver, Secondary Transition Specialist, SWAP
Phone: (303) 866-6701


If you need customized or specific training, please complete our training request form:  Form (DOC)



For more information, please contact: Linda Tegtmeier, 303-866-6703



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Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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