Cheers to Our Newly Credentialed Professionals

October 2023

Your Achievement Celebrated!

The following individuals successfully completed the examination and have officially achieved their CESP credentials.

Connecticut : Amber Sullivan

Florida: Halley Kretschmer

Illinois: Jacque Campbell

Iowa: Santiago Benitez, Carol Carlson, David Dickey, Sarah Gray-Markut, Tesa Lynn Schmid,

John Thompson and Justin Van Steenwyk

Maryland: Ebonie Byrd, Tianna Jacobs and Allyson Pickett

Missouri: Darcell Fleeman

Ohio: Rachel Moore, Michelle Price and James Treadway

Washington: Jannette DeLaney and Brooke Murray

West Virginia: Kimberly Moore

Wisconsin: Katherine Carlson

Celebrating Recertified CESPs-

A Testament to your dedication!

Kudos on Sustaining Your Pledge to Excellence!

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

Jason Ambrose, Betty DeBerg, Jerilyn Bell, Josephine Bloemer, Angelina Bush, Taylor Dekert, Michael Dempster, Nancy Heyl, Kelly Hinds, Paul Hollander, Carmel Johnson, Troy Marshall, Phyllis Nelson, Joan Steffen, Deana Shepard, Beau Thomas, Rebecca Thompson, William Toye III, Alexandria Rios, Julie Rowe, Mary Mowrey- Reise , Jon Wallner, Jill Webb

These individuals regained their certification through examination!

Jacque Campbell, Carol Carlson, David Dickie, Michelle Price,John Thompson


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.


Chicago area

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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