Minnesota Rehabilitation Association

Promoting Ethical and State of The Art Pratice in Rehabilitation

Transition Specialties Division Mission:

To promote enlightenment, empowerment, professionalism, and accountability among its members who assist individuals with disabilities in achieving successful transition from school to work and for life.


The Minnesota Rehabilitation Association has developed its new Division on Transition which will focus on building on existing effective practices in Minnesota, developing new strategies to enhance transition outcomes, and a renewed focus on those qualified professionals who provide these vital services and supports to students and other adults with disabilities.


Benefits of Being a Transition Division Member :

  • Belong to an organization focused on providing quality services to transition age youth
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Provide Quality Trainings
  • Networking Opportunities with Other Transition Providers
  • Updates on Vocational Rehabilitation Services trends and trainings
  • Bi-Monthly Meetings
  • To Experience Minnesota Rehabilitation Association Conferences
  • To Experience National Rehabilitation Association Conferences
  • Professional Publications from the National Rehabilitation Association Journals
  • Being a Part of Changing the Lives of Transition Services
  • Professional Growth and Development


Transition Division is Valuable for:

  • State Vocational Rehabilitation Services Transition Counselors
  • Private Rehabilitation Placement Professionals
  • Any Member Involved in Providing Quality Services to Transition Age Youth
  • Educators from the Public and Private Sector (High School, Work-Based Learning Coordinators, Transition Programs, and Colleges/Universities)
  • Community Rehabilitation Providers and Limited Use Vendors
  • Families and Youth


Meeting Dates:


June 12th 9am-11am

South Minneapolis Workforce Center Suite 201


August 14th 9am-11am

South Minneapolis Workforce Center Suite 201


October 24th

MRA Fall Conference


December 11th 10am-12pm



President Contact:

Amber Gunderson

Vocational Rehabilitation Transition Counselor

DEED-Vocational Rehabilitation Services




TSD Board Members 2018