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DCDT Transition Specialist Certificate

The Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) is a division on the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) devoted to promoting quality transition education services and programs for all students with disabilities. DCDT maintains high standards for certifying professionals working in the transition field based on the DCDT/CEC Transition Standards. Individuals who have successfully completed an accredited DCDT transition preparation program are eligible to apply for this certification.

Provisional Certificate (Initial)
For first-time applicants who have completed a DCDT Accredited Teacher Preparation Program.

Professional Certificate
Minimum 3-years experience providing Transition services

To obtain or renew your Provisional or Professional certification:

  1. Fill out the DCDT Transition Certification…
  2. Mail completed application, transcripts as required and the required fee, to:
    Division on Career Development and Transition
    c/o Jane Razeghi15174 Stillfield Place
    Centreville, VA 20120-3916


$50.00: Provisional (Initial) *
$75.00: Professional and Renewal
* Group rate: for applicants who, upon graduation from a CED Accredited Teacher

Preparation Program, apply as part of a group, the fee is $40.00 per individual. Checks must be submitted together or by one check from the program.

Last Updated:  18 March, 2021

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