The WINTAC is pleased to announce the first in a series of presentations and trainings on individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions. Renowned Autism researcher and trainer Dr. Mary Baker-Ericzen has joined the staff at Interwork Institute and will be creating a series of trainings that are being developed to increase access to, and engagement of individuals with Autism in the VR process. In addition, the trainings will increase the knowledge, expertise and capacity of VR staff and partners to identify and implement strategies that will increase competitive integrated employment opportunities for these individuals. The first training in this series is Understanding Individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions with Vocational Rehabilitation Services. Click here to view the presentation.
Welcome to WINTAC
Technical Assistance by State and Type at the end of Year Four
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- Overview of WINTAC Topic Areas and Available Supports to SVRAs
This is a document that outlines elements that subject matter experts determined are essential to the practice of Customized Employment (CE). Funders such as VR agencies can use this information to inform Requests for Proposals for training in CE ,the development of contracts with providers of CE services and evaluating the effectiveness of CE practices.
This document outlines practices that subject matter experts recommend for effectively practicing CE. This document focuses on practices related to Customized Job Development. This document can also inform training on and evaluation of CE.
The use of square footage and FTEs as a basis for a local funding mechanism to support cost sharing in American Job Centers is common across the country. Joint guidance in RSA 17-03 “IFA and Cost Sharing” (corresponds to OCTAE 17-3 and TEGL17-16), issued January 18, 2017, includes examples in which other methods might be considered for certain kinds of costs (Attachment 1). In Sharing American Job Center Costs Using “Customer Count”: One Approach to Cost Allocation Under WIOA, the WINTAC and the RSA, in consultation with the OCTAE and the ETA, present an example of programs adopting “Customer Count” as a method for the allocation of costs related to career services available in an AJC.
The Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) and the WINTAC are pleased to announce that the third webinar in the RSA-911 training series is available today: Pre-Employment Transition Services.
The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor has published the current 14c certificate numbers through July 2019. We have analyzed these numbers and have included a summary and State-by-State breakdown of the changes since January 2016 through July 2019. Click to see a summary of the changes and the specific breakdown of the changes by State.
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This pre-recorded session can be viewed at any time, and provides states with information regarding the pre-employment transition service tools, resources, and products available on the website; as well as a brief description of the common activities, outcomes and impact expectations around pre-employment transition services for State VR Agencies. We also highlight joint collaborative work across the WINTAC topic areas, and partnerships with other TA centers.
Upcoming Online Live Training
In this recorded webinar, the WINTAC Pre-Employment Transition Services team and the Common Performance and Reporting team is hosting the Alaska and Maryland State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies to share their strategies for the tracking and reporting of pre-employment transition services...
The WINTAC Pre-Employment Transition Services team is hosting our WINTAC partner at the National Disability Institute Rachel Anderson, who is the technical assistance and training manager and subject matter expert for performance reporting:...
WINTAC has created a checklist to guide you through service alignment and integration with WIOA Core and Required partners.
The Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Center hosts the first meeting of the Career Pathways Community of Practice meeting - Thursday, September 28.