Institute on Community Integration College of Education and Human Development

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Kelly Nye-Lengerman LGSW

  • Training Coordinator
  • MSW, LGSW
  • Email :: knye@umn.edu
  • Phone :: +1 612-626-7322
  • Web :: lend.umn.edu
  • Address ::
    • Inst on Community Integration
    • Room 105 PtH [map]
    • 150 Pillsbury Dr S E
    • Minneapolis, MN 55455

Kelly Nye-Lengerman is a Training Coordinator at the University of Minnesota's Institute on Community Integration (ICI) where her primary projects include the MN Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program, Learn the Signs Act Early (LTSAE) initiatives, and the College of Direct Support (CDS). She is also involved in a number of other community and research projects at ICI.

Prior to her work at the University Kelly worked for two community rehabilitation providers in southeast Minnesota. Kelly has experience in program and workforce development, employment services and supports, and human service management. Her interests include inclusive employment practices and policy, interdisciplinary collaborations, early screening and identification of neurodevelopmental disabilities, and Autism. Kelly is the Co-President of MN APSE and involved with the MN Employment First Coalition. Kelly is an instructor at St. Mary's University and the College of St. Scholastica. She is also a licensed graduate social worker (LGSW) in Minnesota.

Kelly received her MSW degree from the University of Minnesota, and currently pursuing a PhD in Social Work. Her dissertation is focused on Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) service usage and employment outcomes for individuals with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities.