Assistant Professor (Research Track)
Teaching and Learning
About Dr. Sheftel
Dr. Sheftel’s research and community collaborations focus on supporting career development and post-school transition for youth and young adults with disabilities. Since 2009 she provided technical assistance and training to vocational rehabilitation and school staff. Dr. Sheftel also created a career development intervention (Motivational Enhancement Group Intervention; MEGI) that is currently being used in Oregon and Washington high schools as a pre-employment transition service focused on self-advocacy. She is committed to improving transition outcomes for youth and young adults with disabilities and has worked towards this goal with professionals both nationally and internationally. When not working, Dr. Sheftel could be found hiking, camping, or reading a book.