Using This Website
ESTA-NY.com invites organizations to engage in a process of self-evaluation using tools, resources, training materials and exercises designed to initiate and sustain the process of employment supports transformation.
ESTA-NY.com uses the Employment Supports Transformation Assessment (ESTA) as a foundation for an individualized, comprehensive evaluation of agency operations. The ESTA is offered in three formats and is designed to be used as a tool for self-evaluation as well as a resource for communicating the importance of transformation to organization members, partners and stakeholders and engaging them in the process.
By scrolling to the bottom of this page, you will find links to Culture Change, the Transformation Trail, and the FAQs. The Transformation Trail is a graphic depiction of the often-circuitous route transformation may follow, describing the typical Landmarks you will encounter along the way and providing helpful resources for navigating these. The FAQs provide answers and guidance to common questions about the ESTA and the transformation process, as well as information about how to use the website and its tools effectively. For additional information about using the website, please view the “How to Navigate” video.
After exploring the Transformation Trail and the FAQs, it is recommended that you begin your transformation process by exploring the resources under Culture Change where you will find articles and videos that offer a context for understanding the challenges and rewards of creating a new approach to considering and delivering employment supports.
Watch this brief video to learn more about using ESTA-NY.com: