National Community of Practice Monthly Webinar: The Power of Partnerships

The Power of Partnerships

The AoD Disability Employment TA Center was pleased to announce the first National Community of Practice (CoP) webinar, titled, “The Power of Partnerships“. The National CoP webinar was hosted on Monday, March 15, 2021.

Developing, fostering, and maintaining relationships are challenging but when the appropriate collaborations are in place the outcomes can be fruitful. This webinar will highlight the successful elements of grantee partnerships and will teach participants how to develop similar relationships intended to increase competitive, integrated employment and economic self-sufficiency for people with disabilities.

Tennessee Team:
  • Wanda Willis – Executive Director, Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Lauren Pearcy Director of Public Policy, Tennessee  Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Elise McMillan, JD – Co-Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center  
Indiana Team:
  • Peter Bisbecos – Executive Director, Resource Facilitation,  Neuropsychology & Research Training & Outcome Center, Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana
  • Laura Trexler, OTR, CBIS – Administration for Community Living Grant Clinical Program Manager, Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana
South Carolina Team:
  • Sandy Jordan – Director of Employment Programs, ABLE-SC
  • Cheryl Hubbard-George – Special Education Director, Florence School District Three
Louisiana Representative:
  • Christopher Rodriguez – Executive Director, Disability Rights Louisiana