Thursday, February 23, 2017 2:00 PM ~ 3:30 PM ET

The Kick-Off Webinar will be the first time that cohort participants will all meet.  The agenda will include time for introductions, discussion of the State Cohort Charter, state team presentations, and a questions and answers discussion period with federal staff. Prior to participating in the Kick-Off Webinar participants are encouraged to viewed a pre-recorded webcast on the law and federal guidance related to the Effectiveness in Serving Employers indicator. 


Your active participation is required for this webinar and each participant must login individually. Each state team will present 2 – 3 slides discussing the states progress to date on shared outcomes. Please work with your team to develop these slides (click here for template) and identify a spokesperson who will introduce your team members and present. Please send your slides to Zachary Miller by COB on February 22nd.


State Teams from AL, MO, PA, TX and WA

Karen Staha, Director, Division of Strategic Planning and Performance, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (ETA)

Jay LeMaster​, Accountability Team Leader, Division of Adult Education and Literacy, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education

Melinda Giancola, Chief, Data Collection and Analysis Unit, The Rehabilitation Services Administration