Margo Izzo, Ph.D.

Program Director, Special Education and Transition Services

Transition Services, LEND

(614) 685-3190



Special Education


Dr. Vreeburg Izzo completed her Ph.D. in Special Education, Rehabilitation and Research at OSU in 1998, and received her MA from George Washington University in Washington D.C.  She is a recipient of a Mary E. Switzer Fellowship from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) and is also a Past President of the Division of Career Development and Transition (DCDT) within the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).


  • digital curricula in high schools (increasing reading achievement, IT literacy, self-determination)
  • define/refine employment  goals on IEPs
  • effects of postsecondary programs: education/employment to increase the employment outcome


Dr. Vreeburg Izzo has also developed educational curricula for students with disabilities and their parents, conducted numerous trainings, focus groups, and interviews with teachers and students, managed the development of websites, videocassettes, and other dissemination products including a national teleconference, and has published numerous articles, papers, and information briefs on disability and transition issues.