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Postsecondary Supports Projects (TPSID, DVR, DDD)

The Postsecondary Support Project is supported by funding from the Hawaii Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Hawaii Developmental Disability Division, and a five-year Transition and Postsecondary Program for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID) grant from the United States Department of Education. By providing on-campus coaching and support, the PSP project continues to develop and expand upon its successful transition model to improve employment and independent living outcomes for individuals with intellectual, developmental, and other disabilities.

Team Members
  • Robert Stodden, PhD, Principal Investigator
  • Eric Folk, MEd, Principal Investigator
  • Evan Nakatsuka, MS, Project Specialist
  • Marla Arquero MSW, LCSW, Project Specialist
  • Chloe Higa, BBA, Administrative Assistant
  • Ed McNulty, MEd, Educational Coach
  • Carol Lee-Arnold, BA, Educational Coach
  • Samantha Siscon, BA, Educational Coach
  • Aleesha Luke, BA, Educational Coach
  • Cerya Cruz, AA, Educational Coach
  • Vania Simmons BA, Graduate Assistant
  • Sean Nagamatsu MEd, Graduate Assistant
Project Dates
Project Start Date: 
October, 2015
Project End Date: 
December, 2021
Project Funding
Funding Agency: 
U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education
Primary Contact
Eric Folk
Principal Investigator