Southeast Regional Partnership Center

Southeast Regional Partnership Center

The Regional Partnership Center (RPC) is part of the Office of Special Education (OSE) Educational Partnership; a structure in which a community of practitioners works collaboratively to support students, families, and educational organizations. 
The Southeast RPC includes:
  1. Systems Change Facilitator, (vacant)
  2. Special Education Trainer-Colleen Crisell ([email protected])
  3. Behavior Specialist- Thomas Durkot ([email protected])
  4. Transition Specialist- Valerie Sobers ([email protected])
  5. Literacy Specialist-Alma Prior ([email protected]), and
  6. Specially Designed Instruction Specialist-Katie Cannon ([email protected])
The specialists engage in systems change work, providing a variety of training and technical assistance supports. Our work focuses on improving the infrastructure of educational organizations, so they can successfully implement evidence-based practices and more meaningful engagement with their students and families. 

Some of the trainings we provide (not an exhaustive list):
  1. CSE/CPSE Chairperson's training
  2. Classroom Management
  3. Transition in the IEP
  4. Explicit Instruction
  5. Overview of Specially Designed Instruction
Contact Information: 
Jessica Slater
607-588-6291 ext 1223

To view our current regional training opportunities please click: January 2021 Trainings.pdf

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