(New) Maryland - Increasing Access for Individuals with Significant Disabilities – Implementing strategies to be more inclusive of individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities in every activity within the WIOA Title I program.
Minnesota– Incorporating Youth Guideposts for Success – Supporting Minnesota’s workforce system to help youth with disabilities meet their career goals.
Connecticut– Partnering to Support Transition-Aged Youth– Effective partnering between WIOA and the local public school systems results in innovative coordination to orientate youth with disabilities to services of the American Job Center.
Iowa - One Door Many Paths WIOA Conferences - Interagency coordination helps the state workforce system take steps to be more aligned to support a seamless customer experience for all customers, including people with disabilities.
Georgia – Vocational Rehabilitation Partnership - Funding a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor whose caseload consists of shared WIOA Title 1 and IV customers to maximize positive outcomes for both job seekers with disabilities and workforce programs.
California - Registered Apprenticeship: A Promising Practice - Partnering with local training provider in Commercial Driver’s License in truck driving to support people with disabilities and employers in Registered Apprenticeship.
Massachusetts - Career Pathway Pilot for Individuals with Disabilities - Partnering with local healthcare facility and community college to support individuals with disabilities gain skills that later resulted in a strong track record of finding employment.
Connecticut - Diverse Ability Career Fairs - Comprehensive approach in partnership with vocational rehabilitation to engage businesses that resulting in successful outcomes for job seekers with disabilities.
Iowa - Reverse Career Fairs: Reaching Employers Directly - Innovative career fair practice in which the job seeker is the one behind the table positioning themselves to showcase their skills, personality, and ambition to prospective employers.
California - Partnership Plus: Action Oriented Solutions - Entering into a Partnership Plus agreement as a Workforce Employment Network to ensure that American Job Centers can provide full access to services for Vocational Rehabilitation clients who are also Ticket Holders.
New York - How to Inspire Ticket Holders - Inspiring Ticket Holders as a Workforce Employment Network to pursue work.