“Employment First”: employment in the general workforce as the first and preferred outcome in the provision of publicly funded services for all working age citizens with disabilities, regardless of level of disability.
(APSE) Association of People Supporting Employment First
APSE leads in the advancement of equitable employment for citizens with disabilities.
As members were previously informed, Laura Owens, has accepted the position of Executive Director at TransCen, Inc., and will be leaving her position as Executive Director of APSE in January. The APSE Board of Directors is undertaking a national search for our next Executive Director – and we need your help!
We have put together the APSE Executive Director Recruitment Notice, and are asking members to share this with anyone they feel would a good candidate to be the next Executive Director of APSE. Please spread the word far and wide to help ensure that APSE has strong leadership to bring us to a future where all citizens with disabilities are employed, pursuing careers and building assets just like people without disabilities.
Happy National Disability Employment Awareness Month from Iowa APSE! Iowa APSE continues to be a leader in Iowa’s Employment 1st initiative and recently wrapped up our Annual Conference highlighting national experts in disability policy.