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Week: February 24 to March 2, 2013
Webinars Only
Date Title
Monday
February 25
Online Training | Jackie Yingling
Module 2--Wrap-up Webinar
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Monday
February 25
Online Training | Jeff Trondsen
Moodle Feedback Focus Group

LOOKING FOR MOODLE FEEDBACK! We are looking for a few focus group members (beta-testers in techie language) for the newest version of the Partners in Policymaking Moodle course. You were selected to receive this invitation as representing a specific class of the previous Partners experience. We know you are busy and this is a tight time schedule; but we would like some feedback before our new version goes live in March. What do you have to do? Sign up for a time on February 25th between 12:30 - 1:30 pm or 5:00 – 6:00 pm. We will send you a link to a Webex session. Once logged in, we will ask you to share your screen and give you a few tasks (look at lessons, check messages, etc.) to complete. Don’t worry; we will talk you through all the steps after you are logged into Webex. After the tasks, we will ask for your feedback. This should only require 10 – 15 minutes of your time and will be very helpful to our program development team. That’s it. Hope you can join us. Mike, Jackie, Nancy, Carrie Please indicate which of these times you will be available: Monday, Feb. 25 12:30 to 1:30 pm Monday, Feb. 25 5:00 to 6:00 pm Please sign up by Wednesday February 20.

Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: online
Monday
February 25
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 7

The Citizen-Centered Leadership Development Community of Practice series is a unique combination of self-paced distance learning study, robust field work, interactive class assignments and live webcast instruction designed to advance theoretic and skill-based learning leading to quality outcomes in the lives of people with disabilities.

Sponsor: Office of Mental Health
Location: Webinar
Monday
February 25
Online Training | Jeff Trondsen
Moodle Feedback Focus Group

LOOKING FOR MOODLE FEEDBACK! We are looking for a few focus group members (beta-testers in techie language) for the newest version of the Partners in Policymaking Moodle course. You were selected to receive this invitation as representing a specific class of the previous Partners experience. We know you are busy and this is a tight time schedule; but we would like some feedback before our new version goes live in March. What do you have to do? Sign up for a time on February 25th between 12:30 - 1:30 pm or 5:00 – 6:00 pm. We will send you a link to a Webex session. Once logged in, we will ask you to share your screen and give you a few tasks (look at lessons, check messages, etc.) to complete. Don’t worry; we will talk you through all the steps after you are logged into Webex. After the tasks, we will ask for your feedback. This should only require 10 – 15 minutes of your time and will be very helpful to our program development team. That’s it. Hope you can join us. Mike, Jackie, Nancy, Carrie Please indicate which of these times you will be available: Monday, Feb. 25 12:30 to 1:30 pm Monday, Feb. 25 5:00 to 6:00 pm Please sign up by Wednesday February 20.

Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: online
Tuesday
February 26
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.7: Supplemental Security Income Work Incentives

Through the use of PowerPoint presentation, lecture and written materials participants will gain the knowledge and tools needed to provide critical information to SSI recipients with disabilities who are considering a return to work. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge of work incentive utilization. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

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Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Wednesday
February 27
Online Training
WISE Event
Project: External Clients
Location: Webinar
Wednesday
February 27
Online Training | David Brewer
Individualized Career Planning and Program Development

Cornell University’s Employment and Disability Institute (EDI) has been developing a body of research on effective secondary transition practices at the national level. Online interactions with data, video clips of diverse students, and live discussion with research faculty will transform this research into practical ideas.

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Location: Webinar
Thursday
February 28
Training | Kathleen Lee
Workforce Recruitment Program

Webinar training to outline the demographics and benefits of the WRP. Provided an orientation to using the WRP as a recruitment tool for internships and permanent positions for college students and graduates with disabilities.

Project: National Employer Technical Assistance Center
Sponsor: Business 2 Business Employers
Thursday
February 28
Online Training | Hannah Rudstam
Employment for People with Disabilities in 2013: Hot-Button Issues

This session will review the following topics: • What are the issues? Why did they emerge now? • Leave as an accommodation: What are best practices? How much leave has to be granted? Does the ADA AA change leave practices? • Accommodating veterans with disabilities - particularly signature disabilities • Integrating disability into diversity planning • Other hot-button issues on the horizon • Summary: What do you see as hot button issues?

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Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
Thursday
February 28
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.1: Overpayments and SSDI and SSI Benefits

This informational seminar provides basic information pertaining to benefits overpayments using lecture, PowerPoint and opportunity for question and answer. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge.  A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

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Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Thursday
February 28
Online Training | ODEP Partner
Build the Pipeline: Effective Disability Outreach & Recruitment

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy recently published “Business Strategies that Work: A Framework for Disability Inclusion.” This guide for employers focuses on policies and practices for recruiting, hiring, retaining, and advancing qualified individuals with disabilities and ensuring that the workplace is truly diverse and inclusive. It is organized into seven action areas.

This webinar focuses on the action area that most employers, public and private, report is critical to initiating or refining policies and practices for proactively recruiting and hiring qualified people with disabilities. Building the pipeline requires effective outreach practices and strategic recruiting strategies. During this webinar you will learn about building relationships with academic and community organizations, developing internal developmental programs and policies, specific talent resourcing, and the value of formal tracking and reporting procedures.

HRCI credits will be available to webinar participants.

Presenters: Felicia M. Nurmsen, National Project Ability Leader & Government Solutions Executive, Manpower
Jill D. Houghton, Executive Director, US Business Leadership Network

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Project: National Employer Technical Assistance Center
Thursday
February 28
Online Training | David Brewer
Leadership and Diverse Funding of Person-Centered Career Development

Creating the capacity to deliver high-quality transition and career development curricula and services requires highly individualized, student-centered planning and resource development. Participants will understand how person-centered leadership development for students with disabilities can build highly successful and sustainable secondary transition programs.

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Location: Webinar
Friday
March 01
Online Training | David Brewer
Ticket-to-Work: Build and Sustain Careers with Youth and Their Families

Participants will end the series by learning about one concrete way to achieve funding for their transition programs through the Social Security Administration's Ticket-to-Work Program. Two California school district educators will describe how they have used the Ticket to Work to provide a needed service -- while generating revenue to build their transition programs.

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Location: Webinar
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