Connecting 4 Employment – Successes and Sustainability

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Session Dates

Tuesday August 08, 2023 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM - The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel

This event is by invitation only. You must have a registration key in order to register.

Given the requirement for an interagency staff training approach under Employment First, this pre-conference session is designed to provide local teams the opportunity to learn about successful implementation of regional collaborative working relationships and examine practices to support program sustainability. Teams will learn about collaborative partnerships from the Pennsylvania Department of Education – Bureau of Special Education, Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, and Pennsylvania Office of Developmental Programs to support students with disabilities in competitive integrated employment.


- Identify successful implementation practices from across the state
- Discuss and implement sustainability practices
- Explore opportunities for continuous improvement and action planning at the local level

Target Audience

Intermediate Unit Transition Staff or other Identified IU Staff, OVR Counselors, ODP Supports Coordinators, and County Employment Leads

Topics Covered: Secondary Transition

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Paula Quinn at

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant, Kim Robinson

Event Contact:


Paula Quinn
800-446-5607 x6880

Content Contact:

Hillary Mangis
800-446-5607 x6878