Partnerships in Employment (PIE) States
The YES! Center works closely with PIE states to develop customized plans for each state to ensure improved employment outcomes, working toward the goal to improve competitive, integrated employment outcomes for transition-aged youth and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).
Current PIE States
Previous PIE States
Do you maybe know someone who should receive TASH's Marc Gold Employment Award? https://t.co/1xjUUS3ctV
Do you have a colleague, friend or family member deserving recognition for their dedication to disability rights? The nomination deadline has been extended to Monday, August 9th. Learn about the award categories & submit your nomination here: https://t.co/qqgC4q2dR9 #2021TASHconf https://t.co/hDdl5VPqok
Reminder that the YES! Center's webinar, "Creating Opportunities for Youth with Mental Illness: A Focus on Transition and Employment" is on Wednesday, June 23rd at 3:00 PM Eastern. Full details in a screen reader accessible format here: https://t.co/NVdsopCatQ https://t.co/PAlCdofF7k
This month's webinar focuses on the #Olmstead Supreme Court decision, the movement to end #Section14C sheltered work exemptions & lessons learned from advancing legislation and moving people to #CompetitiveIntegratedEmployment. Lean more & register here: https://t.co/HKHCX13d61 https://t.co/B7HgydgkcV
Join us for our webinar, "My Life, My Goals, My Future: Elevating the Student Self-Advocate Voice and Fostering Self-Determination in the Youth-to-Adulthood Transition Process to Employment", on Wednesday, April 28, 3:00-4:30 PM Eastern. Register here: https://t.co/HWsoHLWqpF https://t.co/N6wYOreh06
Season 5, Episode 5 — 31 August 2021 About this episode The YES! Center’s Dale Verstegen, Sean Roy and Laura Owens fan out across the Partnerships in Employment states for
Season 5, Episode 4 — 31 August 2021 About this episode The YES! Center’s Dale Verstegen, Sean Roy and Laura Owens fan out across the Partnerships in Employment states for
The YES! Center’s Dale Verstegen talks with Nathan Piper, the Business, Legislative and Community Relations Manager for the Vermont Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. They discuss what a thoroughgoing employer engagement
Season 5, Episode 2 — 31 August 2021 About this episode Dale Verstegen, state liaison for the YES! Center, talks with Keith Banner, Katie Blumhorst, Stacy Collins, Alex Corwin and
Over the course of the past five years, the Youth Employment Services (YES!) Center has provided high-impact technical assistance with Partnerships in Employment (PIE) state grantees funded by the Administration
What We Do
The YES! Center is committed to supporting states to improve competitive, integrated employment outcomes for transition age youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Our national training and technical assistance center focuses on:
The YES! Center partners with national experts in systems change strategies to:
To improve competitive, integrated employment outcomes for transition-aged youth and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Success stories are an important way of demonstrating what’s possible. They speak to people in ways that are much more immediate than research, reports or statistics. Success stories is a series of ever-growing posts on the YES! Center blog.