About this Event
The Maximizing Employment for Individuals with Disabilities Conference is hosted by Florida APSE state division of the National APSE Organization.
The Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE), founded in 1988, is the only national organization with an exclusive focus on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities. APSE is a 3,000+ and growing national non-profit membership organization. The organization's goals are to:
--Promote employment opportunities for all people, through local, regional, and national networks.
--Help establish and expand equitable employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
--Advocate with federal, state, and local legislators for legislation promoting integrated employment.
--Work with federal, state, and local policy makers to increase funding for integrated employment.
--Raise awareness within the business community as to the benefits of hiring individuals with disabilities.
--Advocate for social change to help those with severe disabilities achieve a lifestyle that approximates that of individuals without disabilities.
Welcome events will begin the evening of November 8th. The Summit sessions will take place from 8am to 5pm on November 9th.
Detailed schedule TBD.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (CEUs)
Employment professionals can earn CEUs for full participation in general and breakout sessions. CEUs will be awarded from APD for Supported Employment coaches and from APSE for Certified Employment Support Professionals (CESP).
ABOUT THE JOB FAIR
Florida APSE is excited to host a job fair designed to help connect job seekers with businesses that have immediate hiring needs. This free event will be held the evening of November 8th. Both job seekers and employers must register for the event. Those who wish to stay for the conference may purchase ticket to attend.
ABOUT THE VENUE
The Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa USF Near Busch Gardens is located on the University of South Florida campus, in the USF Research Park. They are a Busch Gardens Preferred Partner and offer a free shuttle to the amusement park, five minutes away. You will enjoy the outdoor pool and a fitness center featuring a Peloton® Bike with toe cages. Enjoy free made-to-order breakfast and our complimentary Evening Reception.
BOOK YOUR LODGING
Book a room at the conference rate of USD $189.00 per night. Details pending.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa USF Near Busch Gardens, 3705 Spectrum Blvd, Tampa, United States
USD 0.00 to USD 200.00