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Kelly Kessler selected as June's DSP of the Month

posted on Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Waterloo, IA - Kelly Kessler of Exceptional Persons, Inc.’s (EPI’s) has joined EPI’s 5 Star Club as she was selected as June’s Direct Support Professional (DSP) of the month.

EPI’s 5-Star Club was created to celebrate the outstanding work of DSP’s at EPI. Peers nominate fellow DSP’s and recipients are chosen from those nominations.  

Kelly’s nomination stated, “Kelly strives every day to improve the quality of service and enhance the quality of life for those she supports.  Kelly has created strong, professional relationships and shows dignity and respect to persons served. She goes above and beyond to learn more about the persons served disabilities and is a great advocate.”

EPI, founded in 1957 in Waterloo, Iowa, as Exceptional Persons, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization created as a catalyst for community based services for people with developmental and other related disabilities. Today’s EPI fosters the active community participation of people with disabilities through residential and transportation services, day activity centers, community living, as well as works to expand child care options and to improve the quality of child care available for families in Northeast Iowa. EPI serves over 5,500 children, adults, and families in Northeast Iowa a year and employs more than 400 dedicated individuals.