APSE Conversations: Conference Session 2020 Shared!

Microphone with APSE logo. The podcast.

This session comes to you from the 2021 APSE Virtual Conference! You can still join the Post-Conference and get access to all sessions before September 2021 at

Hear from Colorado leaders Marilee Boylan, Darby Remley, Katie Taliercio, and national partners around certification and training Kari Tietjen (APSE), Michelle Sparling (ACRE), and Jackie Pogue (Westat/IPS Employment Center).

This panel discussion includes a review of how Employment First legislation was written and passed with funding to professionalize Colorado’s thriving supported employment workforce. Lessons learned are shared, plus the path for sustainability and how this opportunity can be applicable to your workforce and most importantly the current and future impact on people with disabilities getting and keeping great jobs.

Click to see the transcript here.

Download: Resource Links from the Conference Session 

Download: State Guidelines for CESP and ACRE Competency Requirements 

Comparison Document between Certification (CESP) and ACRE Certificates

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