The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services was just nominated

Mr. Collett previously served as the Director of Special Education Outcomes at the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), where he worked to support states in their efforts to raise expectations and improve outcomes for children and youth with disabilities. Previously, he served as Director of the Division of Learning Services and State Director of Special Education at the Kentucky Department of Education as well as worked as a high school special education teacher. Collett’s nomination was widely praised by stakeholders; for example here is the statement by the National Disability Rights Network.
xkSy6CCCHere is an interview with the new Assistant Secretary in April, 2017. Here is an article on him in Disability Scoop.   Here is  his opening statement before the HELP committee of the House of Representatives. Here is the Assistant Secretary’s twitter feed.

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