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Transition: Creating Great Job Candidates with Marsha Threlkeld January 23, 2020

Transition: Creating Great Job Candidates with Marsha Threlkeld

January 23, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (registration 8:30 a.m.)
Le Club Calumet, 334 West River Road, Augusta, ME

Vision: Every student can work and is ready before they exit school. School-to-Work that really works to launch all students into the Workforce. Focus on adopting individualized employment goals leading to IEP content, creating individualized community based work experiences, Discovery and Job Development while still in school, informing and working with families, training special education aides and others to support students in work experience, and all members of the student’s team involved in employment pursuits, landing jobs before exiting school.

Presenter: Marsha Threlkeld is a consultant and trainer from Washington State working in School-to-Work, Employment First, Person Centered Career Planning, and Assistive Technology to include handheld devices and Smart Environments. Marsha has worked on behalf of School-to-Work for the last 25 years and designed and implemented School-to-Work Projects in several states. She facilitates Technology Learning Cohorts for employment and residential providers, educators, and government. She has worked to equip job seekers and employment professionals with technology to assist in job productivity, inclusion, marketing, and communication. Marsha has worked to develop Person Centered Planning facilitator training materials and worked in her home state of Washington to draft guidelines for planning facilitators. She has created materials for teachers and others to include: Every Person and Everyday Technology, Person Centered Career Planning, Student Driven Career Planning, Envision Your Future, and See Yourself Working. Marsha worked with the Washington Initiative for Supported Employment (WISE) for 18 years before moving to her own consultancy business: Pivotal Consulting & Training LLC. She is a Subject Matter Expert for Employment First projects through the US Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy, focusing on School-to-Work and Assistive Technology.

Registration Fees: Cost is $100 per person which includes materials, morning coffee & lunch. If you are registering as part of a group of 3 or more contact for a discount.

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