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Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program Federal Briefings 2018

Interagency Coordination

Speakers and panelists:

Setting the Stage: Fiscal and Economic Context and Importance of Interagency Coordination

  • Allan Bergman Subject Matter Expert, Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program

Vision Quest: Policy Development through Coordination from Multiple State Agencies

  • David Mitchell Administrator, Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • Tania Morawiec Employment First Manager, Illinois Department of Human Services

Tennessee: A Case Study of Interagency Coordination

  • Doug Crandell Subject Matter Expert, Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program
  • Jeremy Norden-Paul State Director of Employment and Day Services, Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Sharyn Hancock Disability Resource Coordinator, Workforce Essentials (AJC in Tennessee)

After this presentation, attendees should better understand:

  1. Tennessee's path to interagency coordination: the successes and the challenges
  2. The Vision Quest Guide: What it is, and how and why it can be useful