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WIOA State Plan

Under the Workforce Innocation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), the Governor of each state must submit plan for the state's workforce development system, which includes Vocational Rehabiliation.The state of Missouri released a plan for public comment that can be found here.

Members of the APSE-MO Board reviewed the state plan and made comments to the Department of Economic Development. APSE-MO's comments can be found here.


Employment Summit 2016

Call for Presentation Proposals

There are amazing things happening in employment in our state and we want to hear about them! We're seeking proposals for presentations at our annual Employment Summit. We're seeking informative, interactive presentations on topics surround disability employment, transition, leadership practices, and innovative ideas.

Please click here for information on how to submit your proposal!


Member Spotlight:

November 2015

Meet Jake Jacobs!

November 2015 Member Spotlight: Jake Jacobs


APSE-MO is the Missouri State Chapter of APSE The Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst , a national organization committed to improving and expanding integrated employment opportunities, services, and outcomes for people experiencing disabilities. APSE-MO invites individuals with disabilities, their families, employment providers, funders, employers and others to join with us in making community employment a reality for ALL people with disabilities.



Through advocacy and education, APSE advances employment and self - sufficiency for all people with disabilities.



People with all types if disabilities are employed, pursuing careers and building assets, just like people without disabilities.


Belief Statements

  • We believe employment is the avenue to community and economic opportunity and independence.
  • We believe people have the right and responsibility to control the direction of their lives.
  • We believe in inclusion and the opportunity for full participation in the community.
  • We believe supports and services should be of the highest quality, person centered, and delivered with a sense of urgency.
  • We believe in promoting the involvement and participation of a diverse membership.
  • We believe networking and leadership are key to advancing community employment.
  • We believe effecting public policy to promote inclusive employment is vital
  • We believe that community employment is possible for anyone who chooses to work


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