Jessica Grove is the Assistant Deputy Director for the Vocational Rehabilitation Employment Division at the California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR). In 2005, after leaving a job in the private sector, Jessica enrolled at a local community college and began the journey that led to a career supporting employment for persons with disabilities. After transferring to the CSU system, Jessica went on to earn a B.S. in Deaf Studies/American Sign Language and an M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling. Jessica identifies as an individual with a psychiatric disability (behavioral health disability in the current lingo).