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Washington State University
College of Education

WTP Summer Institute 2023


August 1-3, 2023 in Wenatchee, WA



The Washington Summer Transition Institute (WA-STI) is funded by the Washington Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (WA-DVR) and coordinated by Washington State University Research and Innovation in Special Education (WSU RISE). The event includes a series of transition-focused workshops, speakers, and opportunities for professional networking and planning. Participation is open to transition-focused practitioners from around the state, including special education teachers, school guidance counselors, CTE staff, school administrators, and WA-DVR staff.

Free of charge to WA-STI participants
Meals provided
Continuing education units at no cost for school and VR staff


We are very excited for WA-STI 2023! This year’s programming will include transition-focused workshops, panels, speakers, and an opportunity for professional networking and planning.

More information coming soon!


The event will take place at the Wenatchee Convention Center, in downtown Wenatchee, WA. Meals listed on the agenda will be provided free of charge according to the information and accommodations you provided in your registration. Parking is available free of charge and the facility is ADA-accessible. The address to the venue is:

Wenatchee Convention Center

121 N. Wenatchee Ave,

Wenatchee, WA


Lodging is provided at the Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel. We have a master room list for the hotel using the information you provided in your registration (e.g., both nights, one night only, accommodation requests, etc.). All registered participants will be assigned a room at check-in.

The rooms are single occupancy. If you are planning on having more people stay in your room, there may be an additional fee for which you will be responsible. Free overnight parking is available for the hotel guests. This facility is ADA accessible.

For questions, please contact Dr. Anya Sheftel at

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