Transition Is a Journey: Supporting Students as They Chart Their Course

Author: Robert Plienis

As Disability Policy Specialist within the Office of Disability Policy at Educational Testing Service (ETS), Robert Plienis assists with the review of disability documentation and development of policies and procedures which guide ETS in accommodating individuals with disabilities. Prior to joining ETS, Plienis spent 17 years in the field of higher education managing both disability service and learning assistance programs. His career also includes 3 years with AHEAD as its Manager of Member Services and Marketing. Plienis has presented at both regional and national conferences, conducted disability program evaluations for colleges and universities, and taught Women’s & Gender Studies and Sociology/Disability Studies courses at multiple institutions.