Professional Advisory Board

Colleen Riley

Colleen Riley

Colleen Riley is the Director, Early Childhood, Special Education and Title Services at the Kansas State Department of Education. Her prior positions included Principal and Program Consultant in the Jordan School District, Director of Special Education for the Jordan School District I Sandy, Utah, and program director for birth-to-21 in the Tooele County School District in Utah. Ms. Riley is the current President of the National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE).

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Student Voices Update: Young Adults Visit NCLD Offices to Talk About Support They Need After High School

Last year, NCLD surveyed more than 1,200 young adults with and without identified learning and attention issues, to understand what factors contributed to their success after high school. The results of this nationwide survey formed the basis of our Student Voices report. Our findings revealed that a supportive home life, connection to friends and community, […]

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