Transition Consultant and Self-Determination Trainer
A Transition Consultant since 2011, Crystal supports students with disabilities and educators in Tennessee for the TN Department of Education. She is very enthusiastic about sharing the keys to promote empowerment through self-determination and self-advocacy as well as to assist in the successful transition from school to adult-life. Previously she worked with the Center for Disability and Employment in as the Program Resource Specialist before becoming a Self-Determination Trainer in February 2008.
Before joining the the Center staff, Crystal was an Education Director for a nationally recognized after school and summer youth oriented organization. In her personal and professional life, she has obtained many years of experience working with those who have disabilities and is eager to share her knowledge along with the Self-Determination Curriculum and Transition resources with today’s youth by giving them the tools they need to make the best choices for their future.