Lavinia Gripentrog has been chosen by the Utah State Board of Education Special Education Department as the new School to Post-School Transition Specialist beginning January 31, 2017. She will replace Susan Loving who is retiring (See article on Susan Loving here).
Lavinia was formerly the Transition Specialist/Post-High Special Education Teacher and Assistive Technology Specialist for Murray School District for the past 14 years, completed the USU masters transition specialist program at USU, was the Team Leader of the ODEP School-to-Work Pilot Project for Murray District, and Mentor Teacher for Westminster College. She was also the 2016 Utah Council for Exceptional Children Joanne Gilles Teacher of the Year!
Lavinia has a wealth of direct service and consultation experience in employment, postsecondary education, assistive technology, and independent living.