Kathleen Becht

Technical Assistance Coordinator, Think College National Coordinating Center

PhD, Special Education, University of Central Florida

Kathy has lived, taught, and advocated in the field of Exceptional Education for over 35 years as a sister, parent, advocate, classroom educator, supported employment coach, and a state-wide grant director on supported employment and inclusive postsecondary education projects. Most recently, Kathy was the director of Florida’s Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID) grant, where she provided technical assistance and professional development to Florida’s colleges and universities, agencies, K-12 schools, and families. At the ICI, Kathy runs the Help Desk with the Think College National Coordinating Center. She coordinates consultants, organizes Affinity Groups, and supports programs as a content specialist.