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Contact Partners for Employment

CDD-PFEinfo@salud.unm.edu

Shantih Bisland-Naggan
Information Specialist
505-272-9166
sbislandnaggan@salud.unm.edu

Katherine “Kat” Elwell
Graduate Student Employee
505-925-7846
KElwell@salud.unm.edu

Marcy Hintz
Statewide Project SEARCH Coordinator
505-925-4260
MHintz@salud.unm.edu

Rebecca Roybal
Communication and Outreach Specialist
505-925-0898
RARoybal1@salud.unm.edu 

 

Educators & Providers

SELL

Supported Employment Local Leaders (SELL) Meetings are held throughout the state to provide a forum for employment support professionals to network, learn and collaborate.

  • What is SELL?  Supported Employment Local Leaders (SELL) meetings provide regional forums for employment support professionals to network, learn, and collaborate.
  • Who is SELL for?  Professionals who work in the supported employment field
  • When does SELL meet?  Click here for a calendar of upcoming meetings in regions across New Mexico.

More information




Archive of Past Meeting Minutes by Region

Metro-Albuquerque

Northwest

Northeast

Southwest

Southeast

SWT Team

  • What is a SWT Team?  School-to-Work Transition Team (SWT Team) meetings provide a forum for professionals engaged in the work of transitioning teenage students and young adults with disabilities from school into the workforce.
  • Who are SWT Teams for?  Professionals who work in the field of school-to-work for teenagers and young adults.
  • When do SWT Teams meet?  Click here for a calendar of upcoming meetings in regions across New Mexico.
More information

Tip Sheets

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Employment [English]
  • Employer Needs Analysis [English]
  • Microenterprise [English] / [Español]
  • Online Applications- How to Ace the Process [English]
  • Resources for Employers [English]
  • Resources for Job Seekers, Guardians and Providers [English]
  • Returning to Work - Impairment Related Work Expenses (IRWEs) [English]
  • Schedule A Hiring Authority [English]
  • Sample Schedule A Letter [English]
  • Top 4 Reasons Businesses Should Hire People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities [English]
  • USAjobs.gov [English]
  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) [English]