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Center on Self-Employment

Aug 2022

National Center on Self-Employment, Business Ownership, and Telecommuting

Conference Registration is OPEN!

Catch the Wave

Increasing Self-Employment Outcomes to Drive Innovation

Catch the Wave

Date: Sept 14 & 15, 2022 |12 pm - 4 pm ET
Location: Virtual | FREE Registration
Audience: VR Counselors, Administrators, & Employment Staff

This virtual conference will explore self-employment topics including effective policy and innovative practices that facilitate access to self-employment for people with disabilities.

Learn from rehabilitation professionals as they discuss their experiences and discover how impactful self-employment has been for the success of individual business owners.

This virtual conference is proudly designed for vocational rehabilitation counselors, administrators, and employment staff by the National Center on Self-Employment, Business Ownership, and Telecommuting.

Agenda at A Glance:

Day 1 - September 14th (12 pm to 4 pm EST)

  • Welcome - Beth Keeton, Project Director, National Center on Self-Employment, Business Ownership and Telecommuting
  • Keynote - Corinna H. Stiles, PhD, JD Director, Training and Service Programs Unit Rehabilitation Services Administration
  • Needs Assessment - Katherine Inge, Ph.D., O.T.R., Director of Research VCU-RRTC; Director of Instructional Technology; Project Director VCU-RRTC DRRP on Customized Employment
  • Success Story - Monica Doyle, Self-Employment Consultant, CBTAC
  • Ticket and Self-Employment - David Leon, Virginia DARS Olivia Clawson, Employment Network

Day 2 - September 15th (12 pm to 4 pm EST)

  • Bias and Accessibility - Issac Carter, Ph.D. The Coaching Imperative
  • Incubator Project - Diego Mariscal 2Gether International
  • ABLE and Self-Employment - Brian Ingram, Technical Assistant Liaison, National Disability Institute (NDI)
  • Success Story: Supported Self-Employment - Kochell Weber-Ricklefs, Business Specialist, Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Service


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National Center on Self-Employment, Business Ownership, and Telecommuting
4514 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd | Suite 412 | Atlanta, GA 30338
Center on Self-Employment is funded by U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration (Grant#H263E200005).