CESP Certified: Congratulations!

Congratulations, Newly Certified Professionals!

The following candidates passed the examination and earned their CESP credentials.

September 2023

California: Katherine Sanders and Stephanie Valencia

Hawaii: Robert Efford

Illinois: Gary Ferguson and Julian Ortiz

Iowa: Cassondra Biehm

Maryland: Patricia Moran and Jeffrey Tsuruoka

Missouri: Dana Quillen and Lauren Cooper

Ohio: Aaron Atherton

Oregon: Rachel Davies and Stephani Day

Pennsylvania: Alexandra Clark

Tennessee: Cami Gray

Washington: Alexander Pyre

September 2023 Recertified CESPs

Congratulations on Continuing Your Commitment!

You serve as a source of inspiration!

These individuals have obtained and submitted 36 (or more) continuing education credits for recertification!

Lisa Anderson, Charlotte Andrews, Glen Bishop, Melissa Buschbom, Sara Collins, Charissa Daudt, Megan Durant, Cindy Long, Katherine Mahoney, Brandi Meece, Barb Ordway, Shahara Roe, Angela Sichel and Amanda Wurm

These individuals regained their certification through examination!

John Dennis, Megan Dewing and Diane Johnson


There Are Currently 2011 CESPs Nationwide.

Come join us!

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Hosting an in-person exam at events or for larger groups has never been easier. We encourage agencies with larger staff needing to earn their CESPs to consider hosting an exam on-site.

Please contact Terri at to arrange for information.


December 8th, 2023 Jewish Vocational Services- Skokie, Illinois

Located in: Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building

Address: 5150 Golf Rd, Skokie, IL 60077


Monday, June 12th, 2023 – Columbus, OH- National APSE Conference

Tuesday, July 11th, 2023- Milwaukee, WI- National Project Search ConferenceQuestions about the CESP? Attend a live question & answer session.

REGISTER FOR A FREE SESSION- 2nd Wednesday of the month at 3 PM EST

Join ESPCC members in a live informational session followed by a question-and-answer period about the Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) certification! This session aims to provide you with comprehensive information about the CESP certification, its benefits, eligibility criteria, and the exam process. Whether you’re considering becoming a CESP, having your agency employment support staff become CESPs, or are just curious about the program, the team will be here to address all your queries. The Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) certification is a nationally recognized credential for professionals working in the employment support and job coaching field. It signifies that an individual possesses the necessary knowledge, skills, and expertise to assist individuals with disabilities or other barriers to employment in finding and maintaining meaningful work. The CESP certification is essential as it validates the competence of employment support professionals, increases job opportunities, and demonstrates commitment to ethical and quality service delivery.

Learn More about the CESP Credential

Apply Anytime Once You’re Eligible!

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