Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE)  

 

California Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE): Blueprint for Change

 
The California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR), California Department of Education (CDE)​, and California Department of Developmental Services (DDS) have entered into a new agreement consistent with the State's "Employment First" policy and other laws to make employment in an integrated setting, at a competitive wage, for individuals with intellectual disabilities and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) its highest priority.
 
The California Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE) Blueprint is the combined effort of the CDE, DOR and DDS in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders, including  Disability Rights of California (DRC) with leadership provided by the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHSA).​ The purpose of the Blueprint is to increase opportunities for Californians with ID/DD to prepare for and participate in CIE.

 

Competitive Integrated Employment Blueprint

 
The final California Competitive Integrated Employment Blueprint is available below.

 

Competitive Integrated Employment Blueprint User Friendly Overview


User Friendly Competitive Integrated Employment Blueprint Overview

 

Local  Partnership Agreement Template


Local Partnership Agreement Template

 

Resources


Employment Resources Map

 

Stakeholder  Updates and Transcripts

Frequently Asked Questions (Coming Soon)

Questions may be submitted to CaliforniaCIE@dor.ca.gov.