Events & Learning

APSE is the organization to turn to for reliable information and opinions on Employment First. Our vast network taps into expertise on everything from navigating policy to the implementation of placement and support models.

Please investigate and explore! Well-informed advocates make our community stronger!

Opportunities to Learn and Participate

Online Learning

Access to webinars that delve deeply into the issues that impact our community right now. Members receive discounted rates on all webinars and priority access to free webinars. Other resources for Employment Support Professionals learning their role and those who may be considering earning the CESP™ credential.

Online Learning

Emerging Leaders in Employment Services

Join APSE for an innovative and immersive leadership development program aimed at creating career pathways and succession planning for Mid-Level Managers in Employment Services. This one-year program is aimed at creating career pathways and succession planning for provider organizations.

Emerging Leaders


This is the place to turn for position papers, APSE statements and letters, helpful publications, and the tools you need to be better-informed about inclusive employment, including an archived copy of Olmstead guidance. If you are an individual with a disability, a student with a disability, or a provider or employer, we have the information you need to feel confident and comfortable in your work and advocacy efforts.


Annual Conference

The 2023 APSE Conference will be held in Columbus, OH!

Mark your calendars for the week of June 12th, 2023.

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Annual Conference

Training for Businesses

APSE leaders design training and professional development opportunities to engage business leaders who currently or are interested in employing a diverse workforce while focusing on cutting-edge practices to build more inclusive workplaces.

Training for Business

APSE: Employment First, Employment for All

Join APSE on iTunes, Spotify, or wherever you listen for Employment First updates.

The APSE Podcast is a new way to connect with you! We provide updates and information related to all things Employment First.

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What APSE Members Say

"I am currently in a professional role that works with transitional youth and other adults as they pursue employment and other community services. It is important for me to gain knowledge from as many sources, enabling me to do the best job possible as these individuals pursue their dreams of employment and community. I have been an APSE member for the past few years and look forward to learning from others, increasing my knowledge, and developing new ideas."

"In the few months that I have been an APSE member, I have signed up for several webinars and found them to be extremely content-rich and practical."

"I have been fortunate to attend the last few conferences. This has been an invaluable experience to connect with other providers dealing with similar issues. These conferences have also been a wealth of resources for my employment staff."

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