Upcoming Webinars

  • Business Engagement: Collaboration + Creativity = Cohesion

    Presenters: 
    Rodney Chandler, Ashley Cross, & Yvonne Rowland, Arkansas Rehabilitation Services
    Date/Time [EST]: 
    07/24/2018 - 2:00pm
    Description 

     The Equation for Success!

    “A vision without a plan is just a wish.” This ExploreVR job-driven webinar will focus on Arkansas Rehabilitation Service's journey of taking challenges and creating opportunities by fostering collaboration across multiple levels of the agency to improve business engagement. 

    On this webinar, you will hear how the Arkansas Rehabilitation Services project team and JD-VRTAC identified a recipe for success that included both collaboration and creativity. These factors together resulted in cohesion among all stakeholders and sustainable strategies that have led to improved outcomes. 

    Register Today!

    Download the presentation:

    PowerPoint  Text-only   

    This webinar is free and worth 1 CRC Credit. It will be live captioned and hosted on the Zoom webinar platform. To access the captions during this event, please follow this streamtext link. The powerpoint presentation will be posted here before the webinar, and the caption transcript will be posted after the webinar is over. To request additional accessibility requests, please contact Katie Allen at katie.allen@umb.edu

    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
  • Building Business Engagement Efforts: Oregon Commission for the Blind’s Journey to Increasing Partnerships between Agency Staff, CRPs and Employers

    Presenters: 
    Morgan Rincon
    Date/Time [EST]: 
    07/25/2018 - 1:00pm
    Description 

    With the implementation of the Progressive Employment model in 2015, Oregon Commission for the Blind (OCB) has increased its engagement and visibility with businesses on multiple levels. OCB has accomplished this through work assessments, job shadows, informational interviews, work experiences, and job placements. Since increasing business engagement activities, OCB has “all hands on deck” to support the job seekers, businesses, and assistive technology at the worksite. 

    With technical assistance from the JD-VRTAC, OCB developed a plan to support business engagement efforts, expand capacity, and enhance communication and marketing across the state.

    Register today!

    This webinar is free and worth 1 CRC Credit. It will be live captioned and hosted on the Zoom webinar platform. To access the captions during this event, please follow this streamtext link. The powerpoint presentation will be posted here before the webinar, and the caption transcript will be posted after the webinar is over. To request additional accessibility requests, please contact Katie Allen at katie.allen@umb.edu

    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