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 2015 APSE MO Summit: 

Enhance.  Empower.  Employ!  

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          Summit Program: At A Glance                 

Final Full Conference Program

Employment University, July 29

Full Employment Summit: July 30 - 31

News: MACCDDS has announced a Call for Presentations (RFP) for their October 22 - 23rd , 2015 Annual Conference.  The RFP and additional conference information is available on the Conference Webpage. The deadline to submit a proposal is June 1st.



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Call for Board Nominations

APSE-MO is seeking talented and motivated individuals to serve as board members. There are 7 positions open beginning in September 2015. Board members are asked to attend a strategic planning retreat at Lake of the Ozarks on September 24th-25th.

If you are intersted in serving on the board of a dynamic organization, please click here to access the application materials.

Applications must be submitted by no later than June 22, 2015.

Application materials should be submitted to Kathy Smith via email at kssmith2@cmh.edu.

We encourage all interested parties to submit a nomination. New board members will be announced at the Summit membership lunch on July 30th.



Member Spotlight - May 2015

Meet DerrickWillis! Click below to learn more about Derrick.

May 2015 Member Spotlight: Derrick Willis



Join the conversation!

Check out the new on-line forum now available on the APSE-MO web site, just click on "Forums" at the top of this page, then establish a user name and password to view presentations. Post a comment by clicking on "New Topic." The system will ask a security question before you access the forums. If you did not get an email notification for the security question answer or you have additional questions Contact Kathy Smith, APSE-MO Membership Chairperson at kssmith2@cmh.edu


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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