Emily Harris

Senior Training & Technical Assistance Manager

Emily Harris has had the good fortune to be affiliated with people with disabilities throughout her life. She brings over 15 + years’ experience connected to equitable employment in various capacities as an Employment Consultant, Positive Behavior Support Consultant, Trainer, and Consultant with individuals, families, and Employment Agencies in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Emily also has international consulting experience working with employment agencies across New Zealand. Emily is committed to the concept of inclusion and full participation and knows that employment is critical to equity. She holds a BS in Arts and Letters with a focus in Women Studies and English, is a Certified Employment Professional through APSE, and currently serves on the National APSE Employment Support Professional Certification Council (ESPCC). Emily is a trainer and trained in the process of Person-Centered Planning, Discovery, and Customized Employment. Emily currently manages the Wise Online Academy 100 series, an international training series that supports over 250 students annually to learn the fundamentals of supporting people to get into the workforce.  Emily is a natural networker and believes that being connected in your community is vital to the success of connecting people with sustainable employment. 

Emily loves music (especially soul and oldies on vinyl), spending time with her family, and vintage shopping in small towns.

Phone: 503-750-9776

Email: [email protected]