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About Us

Welcome to the National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials (NCRTM), the Rehabilitation Services Administration’s (RSA) central repository for training resources in vocational rehabilitation. The NCRTM offers the vocational rehabilitation and education communities, grantees, researchers, trainers and practitioners the opportunity to gain visibility for their work, while contributing new knowledge to their specific fields.

Core New Editions Consulting, Inc. Team

New Editions Consulting, Inc. supports RSA through the NCRTM contract. Versed in disability, health, and education, they specialize in technical assistance and training, Section 508 and accessible information communication technology, software and web-based solutions, program management and strategic planning, integrated communications and information dissemination, program evaluation and performance measurement, as well as policy analysis, data analysis and studies.

Stewart H. Kelsey

Ms. Kelsey is a Project Coordinator for the National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials (NCRTM). She is responsible for managing the NCRTM library; updating site content including new resources and events; preparing the monthly NCRTM newsletter; responding to NCRTM email inquiries; reviewing and remediating submitted resources for Section 508 compliance and providing technical assistance to RSA grantees in Section 508; hosting NCRTM and RSA webinars; aggregating and compiling NCRTM data reports from surveys, web analytics, and other sources; and creating graphics and marketing materials.

Tyler Matney

Mr. Matney, Technical Director, manages the creation and implementation of IT, and web-based solutions to advance the missions and goals of the NCRTM. He conducts business analyses to develop the scope of work, business and functional requirements, and test cases for enhancements and improvements to the NCRTM. He coordinates with the project team and ED on development, user experience, and quality assurance to implement, test, enhance and maintain the functions and security of the site. This includes user analysis, testing, and usability analysis. Tyler also maintains system documentation, oversees ongoing operations and maintenance, and completes security documentation and requirements in accordance with Federal guidance and policies.

Jane Rath

Ms. Rath is the Vice President and Project Director at New Editions Consulting. She has over 30 years of progressive management and program support experience, with direct project experience in the areas of program management, marketing and outreach, technical assistance, and support services. For NCRTM, Jane provides management oversight and quality control to all activities. She contributes to the development of marketing and outreach strategies and ensures the contract deliverables are completed on time and within budget.

Cindy Ryan

Ms. Ryan is the Vice President at New Editions Consulting. She has over 26 years of experience in various aspects of information technology, including telecommunications, information management, and technical writing. Her extensive technical skills enable her to assess customer information needs and manage a broad spectrum of IT projects. Cindy ensures that NCRTM complies with all Federal IT and security requirements, prepares system and security documentation, coordinates with ED personnel on IT and security issues, and ensures the NCRTM is Section 508 compliant.

Cherie Takemoto, PhD

Dr. Takemoto directs the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) NCRTM contract at New Editions Consulting, Inc. She joined New Editions in 2012. Previously, she directed a nonprofit with a budget of over $1.5 million a year, primarily from disability-related grants from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and the Rehabilitation Services Administration at the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This work involved strategic planning, program management, technical report writing, curriculum development, evaluation, and accountability management. She also has worked with interagency and interdisciplinary groups, serving on several state and national advisory committees including the President’s Commission on Excellence in Special Education, the Virginia Interagency Coordinating Council for Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities (chair), and the Virginia State Rehabilitation Council (chair). Cherie’s expertise includes disability, special education, school improvement, cultural competence, literacy, and partnership development. Cherie earned a PhD in Education from George Mason University and has a master’s degree in Public Administration from San Jose State University.

Peer Reviewers

NCRTM Peer Reviewers provide voluntary reviews of NCRTM library materials. Download the current list of peer reviewers.