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Summit Conference

There’s more than one way to reach your destination – you can get there from here!

Join us as we explore new and proven paths to excellence in performance management and quality assurance in the state vocational rehabilitation system.

We’ll journey together to achieve excellence in providing services to people with disabilities, resulting in quality employment outcomes.

Conference Attendees Will:

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    Collaborate and Share

    Collaborate and share resources with knowledgeable professionals and sponsoring agencies.

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    Access Resources

    Access resources for technical assistance.

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    Learn Evaluation Results

    Learn evaluation results and research outcomes from VR practitioners and researchers.

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    Get insight on VR Agencies’ Strategies

    Get insight on VR Agencies’ strategies for internal controls, post exit services, program evaluation, case review processes, accurate data collection of credentials, skills gains and other workplace integration processes.


September 4 – 6, 2019

Collaborate with Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Program Evaluators and others interested in creating excellence within state VR agencies, including our conference partners and collaborators.



The Summit Conference is your beacon for performance management excellence.

Register Today!

Register before July 15 to get the Early Bird registration discount! Registration closes August 21, 2019. For late registration contact Jenn Gundlach Klatt.

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Conference Location

Holiday Inn by the Bay – Portland, Maine
What a beautiful location! Get information on the hotel, reservation cost and deadline, and culture of Portland, Maine.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Be recognized among performance management and quality assurance professionals in the state and federal vocational rehabilitation system. You’ll receive attention on the conference website, mobile app, and program. Sponsors will also be announced and thanked at opening and plenary sessions.

Sponsorship opportunities include:

  • Standard Sponsor: Funds used to defray the overall costs of the conference.
  • Specific Activity Sponsor: – Funds designated for specific expenses, such as ASL fees, CART fees, AV costs, and catering costs.

For more information and to become a Summit Conference 2019 sponsor, contact:

Christine Robinson, Maine Vocational Rehabilitation
Email:    Christine.c.robinson@maine.gov
Phone: 207-623-7942

Terry Donovan, PEQA-TAC
Email:    donovant@uwstout.edu
Phone: 715-232-5527

Conference App

Our popular Conference App will give you opportunities to connect with attendees, presenters, and access materials and resources!

This event is provided with support from the Program Evaluation and Quality Assurance Technical Assistance Center (PEQA-TAC) grant from the Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) award number PR#H263B150004. The contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.