Libby Stone-Sterling

Assistant Director, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Maine Department of Labor

As Assistant Director, Libby has responsibilities ranging from personnel and human services to oversight and management of multiple areas of work including collaborative efforts with the Maine Departments of Education and Corrections, supervision of the State’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) coordinator and liaison to the Bureau of Employment Services’ Disability Employment Initiative.  She reviews, monitors and evaluates the delivery of agency services and provides guidance to the Division on issues related to youth in transition.

Prior to this position, Libby oversaw a 3-year federal grant to improve accessibility for customers with disabilities at Maine Department of Labor’s CareerCenters.  She also worked for Maine Medical Center on a Maine Department of Education- funded grant to promote vocational opportunities for transition-age students with disabilities and has extensive experience working with youth with special education and mental health needs.

Libby is currently co-chair of the State Advisory Panel for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), and a member of Maine Administrators of Services for Children with Disabilities (MADSEC). Libby has a BA and an MA from the University of Maine and a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician III from the University of Southern Maine.  She is currently pursuing a PhD in Global Inclusion and Social Development from the University of Massachusetts – Boston.