AK Integrated Employment Initiative (AIEI) 2015 Reported Outcomes
The Partnerships in Employment (PIE) Systems Change Grant is intended to increase integrated, competitive employment (ICE) opportunities for youth and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). As one of the eight states participating in PIE, Alaska’s Integrated Employment Initiative (AIEI) presented outcomes including the unanimous passage of Employment First Legislation, data systems enhancement to improve system efficacy, policy and regulation leveraging, close collaboration and partnership with other agencies, and the promotion of the State as a Model Employer (SAME) Task Force.
- School-to-Work Transition
- Mental Health
- Employer Engagement
- Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
- Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority; Governor's Council on Disabilities & Special Education; AK Association on Developmental Disabilities