TNF is a contracted position funded through the Oregon Department of Education and Vocational Rehabilitation. This position was created to provide technical assistance to districts, administrators, teachers, and other professionals working with transition aged youth. Goals of TNFs include:
- Helping school districts recognize and understand the Executive Order 15-01 focusing on successful transition to employment and/or education;
- Offering technical assistance and curricular support to educators working with transition-aged students ages 14 to 21 years old;
- Establishing relationships with community partners with the end goal of supporting collaboration between these agencies and schools;
- Providing training and professional development for educators related to policy, systems change, and provision of transition services.