National Award Goes to Institute Staff Members (MN UCEDD/LEND)

September 1, 2015

Derek Nord and Kelly Nye-Lengerman of the Institute's Research and Training Center on Community Living were part of a Minnesota team from the Employment First Coalition who received APSE's Public Policy Advocate of the Year Award during the 2015 APSE National Conference in Philadelphia, June 23-25.

Through advocacy and education, APSE advances employment and self-sufficiency for all people with disabilities. Learn more about Derek and Kelly at