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WIOA Summit 2017

The full program for the Summit, including a full schedule and session information, can be accessed at the following link:

WIOA Summit 2017 Program

Archived Presentations and handouts can be found below:

Plenary Sessions:

Statewide WIOA Core Partner Leadership Panel Discussion: Laying the Foundation for Alignment, Collaboration, and Service Integration
Jennifer Foster, Illinois Community College Board
Brittany Ladd, Illinois Department of Employment Security
Julio Rodriguez, Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
Quinetta Wade, Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services

Improving Client Outcomes Through Collaborative Business Engagement
Michael Baker, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Why Businesses Embrace Apprenticeships
Daniel Serota, Aon

Building Partnership that Works
Chekemma J. Fulmore-Townsend, Philadelphia Youth Network

 

Breakout Session 1

Avenues to Apprenticeship: Work-based Learning and On-the-Job Training
Whitney Thompson, Illinois Community College Board
Lisa Jones, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
Aime’e Julian, Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support

Continuous Improvement of State Workforce Policies
Diana Robinson, Northern Illinois University, Center for Governmental Studies
Mark Burgess, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

How to Stop Talking About It and Just Do It: A Collaborative Approach to Sequencing Career Pathways
Brent Baker, Greater Peoria Economic Development Council

LMI 201: Data Resources for Improved Business/Workforce Connections
Ron Payne, Illinois Department of Employment Security
Mary Ann Merano, Northern Illinois University
Edwin Taft, Northern Illinois University

What’s the Connection? The Illinois Unified State Plan and the ICCB Workforce Education Strategic Plan
Jennifer K. Foster, Illinois Community College Board
Julio Rodriguez, Department of Commerce

Work Readiness Assessment Tools and the Illinois Essential Employability Skills Self-Assessment
Lacey Pollock, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale/workNet
Casey Anderson, Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support
Work Readiness Assessment Tools and Resources Slideshow
Illinois Essential Employability Skills Self-Assessment Slideshow
Essential Employability Skills Framework

Breakout Session 2

Data Analysis for Equal Opportunity – Part 1
Roger Ocampo, United States Department of Labor Civil Rights Center

How to Stop Talking About It and Just Do It: A Collaborative Approach to Sequencing Career Pathways
Brent Baker, Greater Peoria Economic Development Council

Illinois workNet Customer Support Center = Customer Centered Tools
Natasha Telger, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale/workNet

Introduction to Lean
Michael Pop, Illinois Business Innovation Services

IWIB Strategic Plan: What is It and How Does It Impact You Locally
Mark Burgess, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

LMI 202 Data Resources for Improved Job Seeker Outcomes
Ron Payne, Illinois Department of Employment Security
Mary Ann Merano, Northern Illinois University
Edwin Taft, Northern Illinois University

Vermilion County’s Talent Pipeline: Building a Stronger Community
Vicki Haugen, Vermilion Advantage
Kim Kuchenbrod, Vermilion Advantage

 

Breakout Session 3

Adult Education Standardized Assessments: What, Why, and How
Ben McDaniel, Illinois Community College Board
Bevan Gibson, Southern Illinois Professional Development Center
Laurie Martin, Adult Learning Resource Center

Best Practices -Metropolitan Youth (LWIA 7) vs. Rural Youth (LWIA 13)
Greg Martinez, Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership
Lynn Murphey, Partners In Job Training & Placement
Jackie Tavares, Project Step Ahead
Marnita Curry, High Roads Advantage
Esti Young, Black Hawk College
Improving Outcomes for Unemployed Youth in Cook County

Data Analysis for Equal Opportunity – Part II
Roger Ocampo, United States Department of Labor Civil Rights Center

Employer Engagement: Integrated Business Services
Todd Lowery, Illinois Department of Employment Security
Tory Davis, Illinois Department of Employment Security
Theodore Duckett, Illinois Department of Employment Security
John Marchioro, Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services
Darcy Bucholz, The Workforce Connection Inc.
June Hazzard, Group Human Resources Director
Richard Stubblefield, St. Clair County Intergovernmental Grants Department
State Framework for Integrated Business Services
State Framework for Integrated Business Services Executive Summery

Illinois Department of Employment Security: Tools for Customer Decision Making
Crystal Caison, Illinois Department of Employment Security
Don Ryan, Illinois Department of Employment Security
Vicki Niederhofer, Illinois Department of Employment Security

Unlocking the Hidden Rules to Success!
Carla Boyd, Danville Area Community College

WIOA Performance Accountability Overview
Patricia Schnoor, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
Sergio Estrada, Illinois Department of Employment Security
Benjamin McDaniel, Illinois Community College Board
Douglas Morton, Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services

 

Breakout Session 4

Collaborative Business Engagement: Getting Started on Business Sector Partnerships
Kyle Schulz, Schaumburg Business Association
Darcy Bucholz, The Workforce Connection
Diana Robinson, Northern Illinois University, Center for Governmental Studies
David Young, Northwest Illinois Development Alliance
Adapting a Talent Pipeline Management Model to Northern Illinois: The Importance of Being NIMBLE
An Illinois Yankee and the Texas Miracle

Illinois Department of Employment Security: Tools for Customer Decision Making
Crystal Caison, Illinois Department of Employment Security
Don Ryan, Illinois Department of Employment Security
Vicki Niederhofer, Illinois Department of Employment Security

Illinois workNet Customer Support Center = Customer Centered Tools
Natasha Telger, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale/workNet

Outreach Tools at Your Fingertips
Chelsea Jones, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale/workNet

Training Delivery: ICAPS Models 1 & 2 and IET
Jennifer K. Foster, Illinois Community College Board
Lisa Jones, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
Aime’e Julian, Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support
Bevan Gibson, Southern Illinois Professional Development Center

Understanding and Accessing ICCB Illinois Community College Data to Strengthen Education and Workforce Collaboration
Jay Brooks, Illinois Community College Board

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