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Summit 2016 - Registration Open!

The 2016 APSE-MO Summit is coming in July. We have an exciting program this year, featuring speakers from around the country.

Register by June 15th for Early Bird pricing!

Employment University - July 27th

Summit - July 28th & July 29th

Click here to register for the 2016 Summit

Click here to see the Summit at a Glance


Call for Board Nominations!

The APSE MO Board is currently seeking nominations for new members. Are you interested in helping to further the mission of EmploymentFirst in Missouri? If so, click below to learn more and get started!

Board Info & Nomination Packet


1st Annual APSE MO Awards

Call for Nominations

The state of Missouri has some amazing professionals and employers who are truly making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities. Help us honor them by nominating a professional, organization, or employer from Missouri for the 1st Annual APSE MO Employment Awards. The two categories are:

Show Me Disability Inclusion: This award honors and recognizes a Missouri business that demonstrates exemplary outreach, accommodation, and hiring practices that include individuals with disabilities in the competitive workforce.

Click here for the nomination information.

Employment First Best Practice: This award recognizes an exceptional individual or organization that consistently supports and integrates teh principles of Employment First in their work with individuals who experience disabilities.

Click here for the nomination information.

Nominations must be received by no later than June 15, 2016 to be considered. Please contact Jackie Royer with any questions or to submit your nomination (royerj@ucpheartland.org).


Member Spotlight:

April 2016

Meet Tom McVeigh!


Click here to meet Tom!



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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