CSESA: A Timeline

August 2016

CSESA staff partners with schools in the final year of the randomized control study and follows adolescents who have left high school

August 2015

The RCT continues with the addition of 30 schools in our second cohort, serving a total of 60 schools in California, Wisconsin, and North Carolina

June 2015

CSESA research teams meet to review the first year of the RCT, celebrate success, and problem solve some of the challenges encountered along the way.

August 2014

CSESA launches a Randomized Control Study (RCT) with 30 schools in our first cohort.

Summer 2014

CSESA team meets internally and with stakeholders to finalize the comprehensive CSESA intervention program.

August 2013

Six CSESA research teams launch pilot studies of combined parts of CSESA intervention in high schools. Read more >

June 2013

CSESA convenes an advisory board meeting with experts across a variety of fields to get input on the CSESA model and ensure that we addressing the needs of all stakeholders. Read more >

Spring 2013

CSESA staff across six sites run pilot studies for individual components of the CSESA intervention in high schools. Read more >

Fall 2012

CSESA runs focus groups with teens, families, and school staff to get stakeholder input on the proposed CSESA interventions. Read more >

October 2012

CSESA solicited CSESA logo designs from high school students on the autism spectrum from around the country. Read more >

September 2012

CSESA project staff from 6 sites come together in Chapel Hill for initial planning meeting.

July 2012

The Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (CSESA) launches.