Conference registration is now open!

Join us for an exciting line-up of topics and a variety of interactive formats including advanced workshops, poster sessions, roundtable conversations, and opportunities to explore the local scene and culture. Also back this year is our Conference App offering opportunities to connect with attendees, presenters, and access materials and resources!

This conference focuses on promoting excellence in Vocational Rehabilitation services and highlights strategies, ideas, and best practices in program evaluation and implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Agenda at a Glance

Justification to Attend

Reasons to Register

Attend presentations and participate in Roundtable Discussions around topics such as:

  • Process improvement using Lean and Six Sigma in government
  • Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment for Pre-ETS – an Evaluation (Capstone project)
  • Post-High School Outcomes for Transition Students in Illinois
  • Turning Customer Satisfaction Into Quality Improvement
  • Building a Data Attitude Through Data Visualization
  • Prioritizing Accessibility in Oklahoma’s Workforce System (presented by Labor/Workforce representatives and VR representatives)
  • Examples of VR Program Uses of the online VR Evaluation Coach
  • Customer Process: Keeping Consumer Voice in the Process
    Work Based Learning Experiences: Models and Early Lessons
  • Re-engineering VR for the 21st Century
  • Demonstration of Indiana’s Web Portal For Entering Vendor Client Data
  • Return On Investment – Virginia and Maryland Results

Registration Fees:

*RPEN Members

No registration fee for federal government partner employees. Please contact Terry Donovan at for more information

*Rehabilitation Program Evaluation Network.

September 4th – 6th, 2018

September 4th
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), sponsored by WINTAC.
PEQA-TAC Advanced Workshop.

September 5th – 6th
Collaborate with Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Program Evaluators and others interested in creating excellence within state VR agencies.

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