The ACT Blog Archive

July 2015 Tip from Tara: Sink or Swim

June 29, 2015

tran·si·tion noun 1. the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another. synonyms: change, passage, move, transformation, conversion, metamorphosis, alteration, handover, changeover; Lately I feel like transition and change are all around me. Here at ACT we … Continue reading

Orange is the New Team in CI

ACT’s Community Integration (CI) program added a new team, the Orange Team! CI has grown 14% in the last year and it was time to make some changes to relieve overcrowding in programming areas, vehicles, and scheduling. The Orange Team … Continue reading

ACT Welcomes Diversity Awareness Partnership (DAP) to Columbia

June 26, 2015

Diversity Awareness Partnership (DAP), a 501(c)(3) has expanded out of St. Louis into Columbia with Nikki McGruder as Columbia’s Regional Manager. DAP is dedicated to promoting diversity through youth programs, diversity training, community forums and diversity publications. DAP – Columbia … Continue reading

Schuetz and Murray Accept New Positions in ACT’s Community Employment Services

June 24, 2015

ACT’s Community Employment Services (CES) recently brought in a fresh face and promoted an experienced one. Suzan Schuetz was hired as Program Supervisor for Retention and Transition in CES. Before ACT, she was a Staff Psychologist at the University of … Continue reading

Hannah Prince Takes New CL Supervisor Slot

Takes charge. Leads. Is likable. Listens very well. Assesses before acting. Remains positive. Keeps commitments. These are must-have qualities for a supervisor. They also happen to be traits that describe Hannah Prince, ACT’s newly promoted Community Living (CL) Program Supervisor. … Continue reading

You Can Support ACT on JustGive.org

June 19, 2015

ACT is now on JustGive.org!  The destination for online charitable giving. JustGive is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase charitable giving by connecting people with the charities and causes they care most about. To learn more about JustGive, … Continue reading

Dolly Cappa and ASM are Wonderful Partners with ACT’s Community Employment Services

May 28, 2015

Dolly Cappa, Advantage Sales and Marketing (ASM) Associate District Manager, is proud to tell you that two out of the four employees she has received through Community Employment Services (CES) have been top sellers – and in one individual’s case … Continue reading

ACT’s Administrative Support Team Welcomes Cindy Carpenter as Director of Financial Operations

Cynthia Carpenter is adjusting just fine in her first weeks at ACT! “It’s like coming home!” She says referring to joining ACT after years spent working at the Judevine Center for Autism in the St. Louis area. Carpenter was a … Continue reading

Tip from Tara June 2015: School’s out! School’s out!

For many children and families the anticipation of school being out for the summer is an exciting time with big plans of travel or attending various summer and sports camps. However many parents of children with disabilities typically aren’t that … Continue reading

Mark’s Opening Remarks June ’15

Dear friends of ACT, I’ve watched over the last few weeks the build-up, and then the final culmination, of the amazing and entertaining 33-year television career of David Letterman. His final Top 10 list made me laugh. And it made … Continue reading

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