Oregon Memorandum of Understanding on Transition of Students with Disabilities to the Workforce


State Policies & Initiatives: 
“Together with Executive Order No.15-01, this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) recognizes that, while the State cannot guarantee jobs, Oregon starts with the presumption that everyone can be employed in an integrated setting in a community-based job…Oregon is not guaranteeing anyone a job, but with significant additional resources, Oregon s optimistic that all persons with IDD will have an opportunity to obtain integrated employment.”
“Vision: Through strong agency collaboration, youth with disabilities will transition into competitive integrated employment or post-secondary education/ training.” 
MOU Partners Include:
  • Office of Developmental Disabilities Services
  • Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • Oregon Department of Education
  • Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Department of Education
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Mental Health
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Date Enacted: