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Week: March 17 to March 23, 2013
All Events
Date Title
Monday
March 18
Online Training | Nancy Hinkley
PDSC Webinar
Project: Transition Services Professional Development Support Center
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
March 19
Training | LaWanda Cook
ADA Trainer Network Event

NEW MEMBERS:
We welcome new ILC partners, ADA Coordinator partners, and others to join the Network. Those interested in joining the Network should plan to attend Day 1 for the New Member Orientation and Day 2 for the All Members training.

  • If you want to be part of the Advanced TN, please complete the Advanced TN Application Form Here and return to either Katie Steigerwalt (kms342@cornell.edu) or LaWanda Cook (lhc62@cornell.edu), and register for Days 1, 2, & 3 of the event.

 

CURRENT MEMBERS:

  • If you do not want to be part of the Advanced TN, please register for Day 2 of the event.
  • If you want to be part of the Advanced TN, please complete the Advanced TN Application Form Here and return to either Katie Steigerwalt (kms342@cornell.edu) or LaWanda Cook (lhc62@cornell.edu), and register for Days 2 & 3 of the event.

 

All Members Training: Both new and existing Trainer Network members should plan to attend on Day 2. We will provide a presentation of the new, modularized training curriculum as well as the new TN website and tools to help you spread the word about the ADA to stakeholders throughout your local community.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Ithaca, NY
Tuesday
March 19
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.6: Healthcare: Medicaid, Medicare and S-CHIP

Through the use of PowerPoint, lecture and written materials, participants will gain additional information that will assist any SSI beneficiary who wishes to return to work at any level of activity. Proper planning and information is critical to this effort and participants will gain the knowledge necessary to help ease this transition. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge and utilization of the various provisions. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Wednesday
March 20
Training | LaWanda Cook
ADA Trainer Network Event: All Members Training

NEW MEMBERS:
We welcome new ILC partners, ADA Coordinator partners, and others to join the Network. Those interested in joining the Network should plan to attend Day 1 for the New Member Orientation and Day 2 for the All Members training.

  • If you want to be part of the Advanced TN, please complete the Advanced TN Application Form Here and return to either Katie Steigerwalt (kms342@cornell.edu) or LaWanda Cook (lhc62@cornell.edu), and register for Days 1, 2, & 3 of the event.

 

CURRENT MEMBERS:

  • If you do not want to be part of the Advanced TN, please register for Day 2 of the event.
  • If you want to be part of the Advanced TN, please complete the Advanced TN Application Form Here and return to either Katie Steigerwalt (kms342@cornell.edu) or LaWanda Cook (lhc62@cornell.edu), and register for Days 2 & 3 of the event.

 

All Members Training: Both new and existing Trainer Network members should plan to attend on Day 2. We will provide a presentation of the new, modularized training curriculum as well as the new TN website and tools to help you spread the word about the ADA to stakeholders throughout your local community.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Ithaca, NY
Wednesday
March 20
Training | Hannah Rudstam
Disability IS Diversity: Legal, Practical & Human Perspectives on Disability Inclusiveness in the Workplace

People with disabilities are one of the largest diversity populations in our country today. Yet, they are rarely meaningfully included in diversity planning and practice. In this session, we will consider emerging legal issues around disability inclusiveness in the workplace, practical issues around strategies for “making it happen,” and human issues around disability disclosure and accommodation.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: NJ State government
Location: Trenton, NJ
Wednesday
March 20
Online Training
WISE Event
Project: External Clients
Location: Webinar
Thursday
March 21
Training | LaWanda Cook
ADA Advanced Trainer Network Event: Change Agent

NEW MEMBERS:
We welcome new ILC partners, ADA Coordinator partners, and others to join the Network. Those interested in joining the Network should plan to attend Day 1 for the New Member Orientation and Day 2 for the All Members training.

  • If you want to be part of the Advanced TN, please complete the Advanced TN Application Form Here and return to either Katie Steigerwalt (kms342@cornell.edu) or LaWanda Cook (lhc62@cornell.edu), and register for Days 1, 2, & 3 of the event.

 

CURRENT MEMBERS:

  • If you do not want to be part of the Advanced TN, please register for Day 2 of the event.
  • If you want to be part of the Advanced TN, please complete the Advanced TN Application Form Here and return to either Katie Steigerwalt (kms342@cornell.edu) or LaWanda Cook (lhc62@cornell.edu), and register for Days 2 & 3 of the event.

 

All Members Training: Both new and existing Trainer Network members should plan to attend on Day 2. We will provide a presentation of the new, modularized training curriculum as well as the new TN website and tools to help you spread the word about the ADA to stakeholders throughout your local community.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Ithaca, NY
Thursday
March 21
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 3.1: Information Gathering, Analysis, Advising and Reporting

This course explores the process for providing solid counsel using lecture, PowerPoint, and written materials. This skill-building session provides opportunity for question and answer. Online polling will be used to ascertain knowledge acquisition. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Thursday
March 21
Online Training
Using the Power of Social Media to Attract Talented Workers with Disabilities

This webinar will highlight social media tools, trends and best practices. The presenter will discuss ways to use social media to build a tightly managed talent pool, create content and facilitate ongoing communications with qualified candidates with disabilities. Learning Objectives Understand the value of using social media to attract qualified people with disabilities. Have a plan to use social media to drive long-term results in recruitment. Identify best practices for using Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to provide a cost-effective way of advertising jobs to talented and qualified people with disabilities.

Project: National Employer Technical Assistance Center
Sponsor: Southeast ADA Center
Thursday
March 21
Online Training | Jackie Yingling
Module 1--Technology Session
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Friday
March 22
Online Training | ADA Center Partner
Program Access in the Information Age featuring WebAIM

This session will review the following topics: • Web accessibility basics (overview of guidelines and laws, principles of accessibility, evaluation tools) • Business Case for Web Accessibility for Customer Access • New Regulations impacting web accessibility for Title II and Title III Entities

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: WebAIM
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