Jessica EllottExtension Associate
Jessica Ellott comes to the Yang Tang Institute with over ten years of experience in the transition field. She received her master’s degree from Sage Graduate School and has since worked in school counseling, employment services and most recently across the state for NYS PROMISE. In her role with PROMISE, Jessica was responsible for project management and oversight of the day to day operations and direct supervision of a team over twenty staff members. In addition to her role on NYS PROMISE, she served as the lead trainer for the New York Employment Services System and trained employment providers across the state on the use of the system, the SSA Ticket to Work program, and the effective use of SSA work incentives. Jessica has a strong passion for ensuring that youth with disabilities transition into adulthood as integrated members of our community and looks forward to continuing that work at YTI.