Prior to 9:00
Warm Up! Upon arrival, participants are asked to direct their attention to the PowerPoint slides for instructions regarding preparation activities. Participants will take an active role in the Experience from the moment they walk in the door!
9:00 – 9:20
Welcome to the EXPERIENCE – Let’s take a road trip using the EEC Road Map. Participants will maneuver through a Heavy Work Zone as we take direction from our compass to reach the finish line. At the finish line, we are met by Governor Wolf who will offer a few opening comments.
9:25 – 10:50
Table Top Learning Activities #1-3 – These self-guided learning activities will provide knowledge, tools and resources that are sure to be helpful as participants collaborate with others in their region to create employment outcomes for people with disabilities.
10:50 – 11:05
11:05 – 11:45
Table Top Learning Activity #4
11:45 – 12:15
Lunch – This is an opportunity to network with other professionals, eat and relax.
12:15 – 1:05
Table Top Learning Activity #5
1:05 – 1:15
Participants Choose & Prepare for Breakout Sessions
1:15 – 2:30
Breakout Session 1 – Teams who work directly with individuals with disabilities will collaborate on a pre-identified case to develop an action plan. Individuals without a pre-determined case will collaborate on a mock case.
1:15 – 2:30
Breakout Session 2 – Executive staff will work together to discuss participants’ Employment First priorities from the morning session. Leaders will leave with individual commitments.
2:30 – 2:35
2:35 – 2:40
Knowledge Check!
2:40 – 2:55
Review & Take Aways
2:55 – 3:00