The Transition Team will be away at the Twin Oaks Communities Conference from Aug. 30-Sept 14th and will be unable to reply to any inquiries until Sept 16th at the earliest. We appreciate your patience.
Attention: The Help Desk will be closed from 2/28/17-3/13/17. Review sessions can resume scheduling after 3/13/17 as well. Thank you for your understanding. Keep up the good work on Your Action Plan!
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For more than a decade, Jessica Pettitt has been educating people to support and embrace a more diverse environment. Her social justice and diversity curricula are used nationwide.
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