Jeffrey Tamburo

Extension Associate

203A Dolgen Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 255-0583

Jeffrey Tamburo

Jeffrey J. Tamburo, LMSW, has been a Training and Content Development Associate for the Yang-Tan Institute (YTI) since 2015.  Previously, he worked for the Center for Human Services Education, a division of Heritage Christian Services, as a Training and Organizational Development Specialist.  Jeffrey has served as lead trainer for the New York State Consortium for Advancing and Supporting Employment (NYS CASE), a YTI project funded by ACCES-VR, since its inception in 2013. The NYS CASE strives to enhance the capacity and proficiency of statewide employment service providers.  His employment also includes work as a training specialist for the Northeast ADA Center, where he provides training and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act to individuals and organizations in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Through work on Diversity Partners, Jeffrey has focused upon strengthening relationships between employment service professionals and businesses through the development of web-based tools designed to improve placement provider skills and behaviors that lead to enhanced employment outcomes for job seekers and employees with disabilities.


Previously, Jeffrey worked for many years as Director of Employment Services for Enable, an affiliate of the Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State.  He also served as Project Administrator for the NYS Institute for Health Transition Training, where he played a key role in the creation, design, and dissemination of Healthy Transitions, a web-based tool for youth with developmental disabilities, families, service coordinators and health care providers.  Jeffrey served two terms as Co-President of New York State Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) and retains an active APSE membership while continuing to serve as an ex-officio member of the board of directors.  Jeffrey has also served as Chair of the National APSE Employment Support Professional Certification Council, and was among the first individuals in the nation to hold the Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) designation.


M.S.W. 1997 Syracuse University, Social Work
B.A. 1989 Villanova University, Sociology and Spanish