Louisiana Alliance of Postsecondary Inclusive Education

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The mission of the Louisiana Alliance of Postsecondary Inclusive Education is to increase
postsecondary inclusive opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental
disabilities in Louisiana. 


Congratulations to Dr. Beckers for being selected 2023 Educator of the Year GOLD award
winner! GOLD stands for the State of Louisiana’s Governor’s Outstanding Leadership
in Disabilities Award.

Congratulations to Dr. Beckers! GOLD award recipient for 2023


More about usLouisiana offers six inclusive higher education programs that allow students with
intellectual and developmental disabilities to enjoy a college experience.





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The Council’s mission is to lead and promote advocacy, capacity building, and systemic
change to improve the quality of life for individuals with delopmental disabilities
and their families.




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Recent Social Media Posts

  • Facebook Post: 2/26/24 – One of the most important outcomes of college is work: competitive,
    paid work. Read more about tips to support career development at college here.
  • Facebook Post: 2/23/24 – A college campus and the surrounding community is ripe with
    opportunities for job development. Keep thriving partnerships by reading more about it here.
  • Facebook Post: 2/20/24 – Inclusive college program staff support students in many
    ways, including in finding and getting a job, but that support doesn’t stop once the
    student gets a job. Learn more about how to establish partnerships here.
  • Facebook Post: 1/18/24 – The Transition Leadership Program (TLP) prepares current
    and prospective special educators, guidance counselors, school social workers, rehabilitation
    counselors, and other professionals to help students with disabilities focus on employment,
    college preparation, and independent living skills during the critical transition
    from high school to adult life. Find the information here.