Authored by: Laurie Ford, DeBrittany Mitchell, and Joe Marrone
LMI for Youth
On December 6th – 7th, representatives from over 20 state vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies and their community partners attended a targeted technical assistance forum on “VR-CRP Partnerships in Business Engagement and WIOA” in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The Transition Pathways Services (TPS) Work-Based Learning Model Demonstration
Targeted Technical Assistance Forum from the Job Driven VR Technical Assistance Center (JD-VRTAC) and the Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Center (WINTAC)
Where? Embassy Suites Hotel, Albuquerque, NM
When? December 6, 2016, 8:30 - 4:30, and December 7, 2016, 8:30 – 3:00
Demand-side RRTC Hosts Annual Partners Meeting in Lincoln, Nebraska
On March 3, 18 Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agencies from across the nation attended the JD-VRTAC Targeted Technical Assistance Forum, Developing a Business Relations Structure: Lessons Learned from VR Trailblazers, in San Antonio, TX. The University of Arkansas, CURRENTS and the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) organized this forum as part of the Job-Driven VR Technical Assistance Center.
The Job-Driven Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (JD-VRTAC) has selected 8 state vocational rehabilitation agencies (SVRAs) to receive intensive technical assistance (TA) on 4 JD-VRTAC topic areas: business engagement, employer supports, customized training, and labor market information.
Effective Use of Labor Market Information (LMI) Within VR
The Job-Driven VR Technical Assistance Center (JDVRTAC) is collaborating with the San Diego State Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Center (WINTAC) to create a virtual Community of Practice (CoP) on effective use of LMI in VR. The CoP will focus on seven key areas for discussion: