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Cecilia Gandolfo

Cecilia Gandolfo is a program director at the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI), currently co-directs the Job Driven Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (JD-VRTAC). She is the former director of both the New England TACE Center and the New England CRP RCEP. She leads the implementation of project activities, as well as the development of materials for workshops related to employment for people with disabilities. Gandolfo has extensive training and technical assistance experience nationally, on the implementation of better practices relating to employment for people with disabilities, for both community provider agencies, as well as vocational rehabilitation agencies. She has co-authored employment-related training manuals, chapters, books, and articles. In her early career, she taught in New York and Massachusetts, and was the co-owner of a community rehabilitation agency for seven years. The agency provided employment services, including job placement and support, education, and residential services to adults with a broad range of disabilities. Gandolfo has a ME from the University of Rochester, is a Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP), and has a continuing education certificate in human resources management from Bentley University.