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BREAKING THE MOLD 2016: CELEBRATING CHANGE

AGENDA

Tuesday, October 25th 9 AM – 11:30 AM
Workforce Solutions at 2430 S. High St. Longview, TX

8:30 – 9:00 AM Networking Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15 AM Welcome and Introduction by Rhonda McGrath, Deputy Director, Workforce Solutions East Texas & Brandi Clark, Area Manager, Texas Workforce Solutions- Vocational Rehabilitation Services

9:15 – 9:45 AM Overview of Vocational Rehabilitation Changes (Power Point Presentation) by Brandi Clark and Deanea McWaters, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

9:45 – 10:30 AM Same Mission: Partners in Progress by Rhonda McGrath
- Collaboration between Workforce Solutions of East Texas & TWS-VRS, by Rhonda McGrath 

10:30 – 10:45 AM Employer Partnerships

- Anne Cozart, Workforce Planning and Recruiting Supervisor with Brookshire Grocery Company

10:45 – 11:15 AM CRP Partner Perspectives

-ARC of Gregg County 

-Goodwill Industries overview, by Brenda Hampton, Program Manager

- Recognition of TIBH Awardees Glenn Bryant from Goodwill Industries and Craig Ellis from the East Texas Lighthouse for the Blind

11:15 – 11:30 AM Overview of Non-Vocational Program Changes

-ILS Program at ETCIL by Laura Mattheis, Executive Director and Jay Nichols, ILS Program Manager 

-Karen Guay, Vocational Rehabilitation Teacher/Coordinator, Texas Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation Services, presenting on Older Blind Services



BREAKING THE MOLD 2016: CELEBRATING CHANGE

AGENDA

Monday, October 24th Tyler from 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
 ETCIL 4713 Troup Hwy in Tyler


8:30 – 9:00 AM Networking/Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15 AM Welcome and Introduction by Laura Mattheis, ETCIL Executive Director

9:15 – 9:45 AM Overview of Vocational Rehabilitation Changes (Power Point Presentation) by Dennis Kutach, Area Manager, & Stacey Sewell, Field Director, Texas Workforce Solutions- Vocational Rehabilitation Services 

9:45 – 10:30 AM Same Mission: Partners in Progress and Businesses of the Year Recognitions by Dennis Kutach & Rhonda McGrath, Deputy Director, Workforce Solutions East Texas

-Christus Trinity Mother Frances Project Search – (Video)

-Anne Cozart, Workforce Planning and Recruiting Supervisor, Brookshire Grocery Company (BGC)

10:30 – 10:45 AM Presentation by BGC – Employee Recognition by Anne Cozart 

10:45 – 11:15 AM CRP Partner Perspectives

-Janine Kirkegaard, Retail Operations Director with East Texas Cornerstone Assistance Network (Video)

-Goodwill Industries overview, by Kimberly Lewis, President and CEO

- Recognition of TIBH Awardees Glenn Bryant from Goodwill Industries and Craig Ellis from the East Texas Lighthouse for the Blind- (Videos)

11:15 – 11:30 AM Overview of Non-Vocational Program Changes

-Jay Nichols with ETCIL ILS Program Manager

-Karen Guay, Vocational Rehabilitation Teacher/Coordinator, Texas Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation Services, presenting on Older Blind Services

Invitation to Event Guests:
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Open House & Tour of ETCIL ILS Office at 4615 Troup Hwy, adjacent building (Light Lunch)