Archived Webinars

Project 
Job-Driven VRTAC
  • Building Blocks of Registered Apprenticeship (RA): A Deep Dive into RA Implementation

    Presenters: 
    Geri Scott, Mark Genua, and Elizabeth St. Clair
    Date/Time [EST]: 
    08/23/2017 - 1:00pm
    Description 

    Geri Scott, Director of Jobs for the Future; Mark Genua, Apprenticeship Program Director at Philadelphia Works; and Elizabeth St. Clair, Apprenticeship Director, at the Urban Technology Project will discuss the key components of Registered Apprenticeship (RA) programs. On this webinar, presenters explained:

    • Core components of Registered Apprenticeships;
    • How RA's are implemented;
    • Suggestions for developing RA models that meet the needs of people with disabilities;
    • Key RA implementation challenges;
    • Tips for RA program replication; and
    • The role VR agencies can play in RA programs.

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    Download the webinar transcript [DOC]

    The JD-VRTAC is a national center housed at the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) at the University of Massachusetts Boston. The center and its webinars are funded by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) within the US Department of Education under grant #H264A140002.
    Project 
    Job-Driven VRTAC
  • The JDVRTAC Project in Illinois: "We're on a Mission"!

    Presenters: 
    John Marchioro, Illinois DRS
    Date/Time [EST]: 
    07/19/2017 - 1:00pm
    Description 

    This ExploreVR job-driven webinar will focus on Illinois Department of Rehabilitation's (DRS) journey through their JD-VRTAC project to develop a cohesive, strategic business relations structure. On this webinar, presenter John Marchioro will discuss Illinois DRS's rationale for the job-driven project as well as the project overview, communication, training components, how DRS incorporated internal and external resources, evaluation, and factors for sustainability. Illinois’ approach to business services utilizes existing staff in regional Business Engagement and Services Teams, unleashing the talent and dedication of counselors and Workforce partners.

     

    The JD-VRTAC is a national center housed at the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) at the University of Massachusetts Boston. The center and its webinars are funded by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) within the US Department of Education under grant #H264A140002.

     

    Project 
    Job-Driven VRTAC