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Career Pathways: Introducing entrepreneurship and small business concepts for youth with disabilities - 8/2/2018


Date: August 2, 2018

Time: 11:00 P.M. Pacific (12:00 P.M. Mountain, 1:00 P.M. Central, 2:00 P.M. Eastern)

Duration: 60 minutes

This training/Community of Practice meeting will recap the vision of WIOA for following a career pathway model for service delivery and explore innovative practices for including Career Pathways into the VR service delivery structure. The meeting will highlight Alaska VRs innovation of including entrepreneurship and small business concepts for youth at the secondary level, and their inclusion of peer mentoring as a strategy to increase participation, retention, and successful outcomes in post-secondary education for youth with disabilities.

In this Community of Practice meeting/webinar, attendees will:

-          Gain a broader understanding of how to implement a career pathways framework as a foundation for service delivery for VR consumers.

-          Learn about Alaska’s S'Cool Store initiative and how each of S’Cool Store’s five modules introduce students with disabilities to small business concepts as they work through setting a goal, developing a business plan, and putting the plan into action

-          Hear how peer mentoring and positive partnership with post-secondary educational institutions are leading to positive outcomes.

-          Discover how to become a member of a collaborative community of practice on career pathways opportunities.

Register for this webinar by clicking or copying and pasting the following link:


This webinar is brought to you by the joint Technical Assistance Team of WINTAC and LEAD as a part of the Career Pathways Community of Practice (CoP). Membership in the CoP is not required for attendance but, if you are not already a member, we welcome new members. You can sign up at:

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