Alison DeYoung has worked in the field of transition and employment since 2008 in various roles as a direct support provider, job developer and special education teacher. She worked as the Lead Instructor of Campus Life with Project FOCUS at the University of Arizona, a model demonstration post-secondary education program. Alison also worked as the Academic Success Coordinator at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in a 4-year comprehensive transition certificate program. More recently, she worked as the Project Manager for the Youth Employment Solutions (YES!) Center, the national training and technical assistance center for the Partnerships in Employment (PIE) state projects. Through her experience in numerous high school, transition, and higher education settings, Alison has gained a strong passion for fully inclusive academic and employment opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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