Dr. Stuart Stofferahn serves as the Executive Director of Nebraska Transition College. He has taught vocal music in the elementary school, served as a director of youth and family ministries, and finished a 31-year United States Air Force career of reserve and active duty military service. His master’s and doctorate are both in education leadership, and he is an active volunteer in the Lincoln community.
Jessi Sandberg has a passion for helping students make a successful transition from high school to adult living. Transition is what drew her to the field of teaching and Special Education. Jessi has 16 years of experience working with students with disabilities as a high school teacher. She is excited to continue her service to students through Nebraska Transition College.
Todd Sandberg just entered his twentieth year as a high school special education teacher. Throughout the past two decades he has picked up many different teaching styles and techniques as well as worked with a wide range of students with unique needs. The past few years he's dedicated himself to work in the area of job seeking skills as well as job keeping skills. He is excited to join the NTC community to help individuals learn skills to live a productive and enjoyable life.
Sam Comfort is on a mission to help employers and individuals with disabilities find meaningful connections. Currently the Coordinator for the Work Experience Program at Goodwill Industries serving Eastern Nebraska and Southwest Iowa, Sam has 12 years’ experience helping individuals with disabilities obtain and maintain integrated community employment. A Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP), Sam is a graduate of Leadership Council Bluffs Class 30 and serves as the President of Nebraska Transition College.
Tami Huff is the department chairperson for Special Education at Blair High School, NE, where she has taught for over 30 years. She graduated from Northwest Missouri State University in 1984, and received her master's degree from the University of Nebraska. Her undergraduate degrees are in Special Education and Elementary Education. Her master’s degree is in Special Education. Tami will be instructing, but her focus will be instructor recruiting.
Andrea Street has 15 years of experience working with students with disabilities, with the last 12 working in Transition. She is passionate about helping individuals with disabilities realize their potential and fullest level of independence.