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Best Practices Document Available Online For Managers

This article was first published in the January 2017 MASWM newsletter. You may download the entire newsletter PDF.
The MASWM Board of Directors this fall published its initial “Best Practices” document for workshops.

These best practices were developed through a collaborative effort of workshops that mirror the demographics of the 89 workshops in the state of Missouri.

This is a working document that will be revised on a regular basis to reflect changing aspects within the extended employment program. The standards by which all Missouri workshops are expected to operate will be developed from the best practices document.

The work recommendations are directed at MASWM member workshops, as well as boards of directors, managers and administrators, staff members and programs.

The best practices include a comprehensive range of areas, from board organization to financial responsibility and workforce regulations.

The latest copy of the best practices document is available on the MASWM website:

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If you have questions, please contact: President Bruce Young: Phone: (573) 442-6935 or email:;