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Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa

AL-APSE 2019 Conference

Dates: July 10-12

Location: Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa

The Alabama APSE conference is scheduled for July 10 - 12, 2019 in Montgomery at the Renaissance Hotel & Spa. The event will kick off with the awards luncheon beginning at 12 noon. The event will conclude at noon on Friday the 12th. We look forward to seeing you at this year's event. This will be our first time back in Montgomery in several years.


Registration Brochure: (PDF)
You are encouraged to register electronically at :

Awards Nomination Form: (PDF)
Nominations will be collected electronically at:
Following the electronic nomination, you will need to email support letters and/or other documentation. Please see awards flyer.

Request for Breakout Session Proposals: (PDF)
Please see RFP regarding this year's conference breakout sessions. You are invited to submit a proposal to present a session at this year's conference.

The hotel has a block of rooms available at a rate of $129.00 per night. You are encouraged to reserve your room early. You can click on the link to reserve your room: Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center

We accept checks and credit card payments. Checks are due 10 days following registration submission.

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AL-APSE The Independence Newsletter Winter 2018: Volume 4, Issue 11

Winter Newsletter 2018

INSIDE THIS ISSUE: 2018 Conference | Keynote Spotlight | Board of Directors | Training Events | Happy Workplace | AL-APSE Awards

AL-APSE & ACDD 2018, JUNE 13 -15, 2018

The 2018 Alabama APSE & Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities Conference will be held June 13-15, 2018 in Birmingham at the Hyatt Regency/Wynfrey Hotel.

2018 Opening Keynote Marti MacGibbon

A compelling speaker and storyteller, Marti delivers high-energy presentations on overcoming adversity, addiction and recovery, and inspiration, with humor and a genuine, down-to-earth style. She's experienced critical situations that no human being should have to face.In the past, she hit rock addict, was homeless, and was trafficked to Tokyo and held prisoner by Japanese organized crime. Her story of triumph is testimony to the power of the human spirit.

Read the Winter Newsletter (PDF)

2018 AL-APSE & ACDD Conference (June 2018)

AL-APSE & ACDD 2018 Conference Handouts/PowerPoints Available


Pre-Vocational Services in the 21st Century

Decatur Training Handout Available: PowerPoint File

Agencies partner to offer innovative Project SEARCH program

Project SearchSeeks to secure competitive employment for students with developmental disabilities

By Kristi Gates and Peggy Olson, Alabama Department of Mental Health Outlook

When 11 high school seniors in the Montgomery area leave for school each morning, they are actually going to Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery to participate in a unique school-to-work program called Project SEARCH.

Read the full text article.


AL-APSE Seeks Board Members

Al-APSE is currently seeking hard working members to serve on the Board of Directors. If you would like to become a leader within AL-APSE please submit your letter of interest with the following information to Beth Hanks and Byron White: Membership ID number and how you are connected to the enhancement of employment for people with most significant disabilities. The Board meets every other month via conference call with two face to face meetings per year - June and December generally. More information

The AL-APSE, The Network on Employment was formed in 1997 as a chapter of APSE, The Network on Employment. It is our goal to improve and expand integrated employment opportunities, services, and outcomes for persons with disabilities through employment with supports (supported employment).

AL-APSE is a membership organization with members from all part of Alabama. This website is designed as a resource to: Facilitate Alabama's supported employment process for people with disabilities; Provide useful employment related information for Alabamians with disabilities; Encourage the hiring of people with disabilities on a statewide level.

AL-APSE, The Network on Employment

PO Box 240691
Montgomery, AL 36124

This site is made possible by a grant from the Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities