The NCSRC is pleased to launch this web site. Watch for new changes and additions in the near future. We welcome your feedback and suggestions as we build this resource for the National Coalition. Send your comments about the site to the Webmaster.
1. What is the NCSRC? (Mission / Vision / Core Values)
2. Who are the 46 COALITION MEMBERS?
Newest Members - WELCOME ABOARD!!
3. What is the RESOLUTION?
4. NCSRC Leadership and Training Sessions - April 5-6, 2014 - Bethesda, MD
REGISTRATION OPEN - draft agendas now available
EVAL RESULTS FROM DENVER SESSIONS - Now available - click here
On behalf of people with disabilities, our national membership coalition will advocate for and work in partnership with the national public vocational rehabilitation system’s continual quest for excellence.
NCSRC will be the premiere national organization of the consumer voice to enhance the employment opportunities of persons with disabilities through the public vocational rehabilitation system.
INTEGRITY - We are honest and straightforward in all that we do. We treat everyone with dignity and respect. We act responsibly with resources entrusted to us. We are accountable and act in accordance with these values.
COMMITMENT – We support the full implementation and enforcement of disability non – discrimination laws, particularly the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990.
EXCELLENCE – We trust that customers of public vocational rehabilitation will be empowered to make choices which lead to ultimate independence.
ADVOCACY – We will work to educate and inform the public and government policy makers regarding issues affecting people with disabilities
DIVERSITY – We will uphold a broad definition of diversity that honors and appreciates disability alongside race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, and religion as an integral part of the human experience.
LEADERSHIP – We will foster leadership among people with disabilities that upholds excellence, quality and inclusive opportunities.
PARTNERSHIP – We will promote a positive collaboration with state and non-governmental agencies to enhance meaningful and sustainable employment for people with disabilities.
TEAMWORK – We are committed to a partnership based on a spirit of trust and cooperation with Vocational Rehabilitation Administrators and staff so that collaborative efforts will benefit from the NCSRC customer voice.
CULTURE – We support a public vocational rehabilitation service system that is structured in a manner that reflects the social, political, historic, and economic experience of disability.
COMMUNICATION – We value effective communication through appropriate formats.
As of October 2013, the Coalition is now 46 members and growing.
Click here to view the COALITION MEMBERS + RESOLUTION.
Click here to learn more about the NCSRC RESOLUTION... and how your SRC can sign on - it's FREE!
If you have any questions about registration, billing, or any other details related to the Sessions, please direct your inquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Check out the "SPECIAL EDITION" of the American Rehabilitation Publication: "Celebrating 90 Years: Creating Our Vision for 2020!"
This collaborative publication celebrates the public vocational rehabilitation program from the perspectives of many different partners that have contributed to its enduring success. Central to this celebration is the opportunity to honor the legacy of Mary E. Switzer.
The NCSRC Steering Committee authored an article in this publication - enjoy!