MIHEC Learning Community Webinars: The Portable Credential and Planning for Life After College


Christi Kasa, Ph.D., from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, shared two important aspects of Colorado’s inclusive postsecondary education (IPSE) programs: The Portable Credential and Planning for Life After College. She was joined by one of her students who shared their experience.

Kasa is a Professor for the Department of Teaching and Learning and the Director of the Office of Inclusive Services in the College of Education at the University of Colorado. Her passion guides her teaching, research, and consulting to create successful inclusive schools. Kasa’s expertise is in Universal Design for Learning, best practices for inclusive schooling, and inclusive post-secondary education. She began her career teaching in the public schools of California as a general education teacher and special education teacher. Kasa now spends time in schools all over the country, working to end the segregation of students with disabilities.


March 2023 
Minnesota Inclusive Higher Education Consortium (MIHEC)
Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota


  • Education practices (K12 and transition)
    • Transition planning
  • Employment and postsecondary education
    • Postsecondary education