Regional Employment Collaboration (Hillsboro,Portland, and Clackamas)

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Regional Employment Collaboration

Nov 6: Northwest Regional ESD (Hillsboro)

Nov 7: Douglas County

Nov 7: Multnomah ESD (Portland)

Nov 13: LaGrande

Nov 13: Clackamas ESD

Nov 14: John Day

Nov 16: Jackson County

Nov 30: Josephine County

Dec 3: Linn County at Linn-Benton-Lincoln ESD

Dec 6: The Dalles

Dec 6: Curry County



Multiple Regional Employment Collaboration trainings (REC) are being scheduled statewide for 2018. VR, ODDS and ODE are presenting these trainings collaboratively.  

Participants will:

-       explore and discuss effective and collaborative transfers from schools to VR and DD services; from DD to VR services and from VR to DD services. 

-       learn about ODDS employment services, VR services, job stabilization, long term transfer of supports and understanding the IEP. 

-       learn how to create SMART goals and action plans/implementation strategies.  


Welcomed are service coordinators, personal agents, VR counselors, agency providers, teachers, and transition specialists.


8:30-11:30 am 

·      101- Discussion around: ODDS employment services, VR services, Job Stabilization, Long term transfer of supports, understanding the IEP and employment. 


·      Lunch on your own

12:30-3:30 pm

·      How to write SMART goals and action plans collaboratively: working with all three plans, the IEP, ISP and IPE. 


Sign-up through ilearn (see attached to learn how):

Once you have created a log-in for iLearnOregon if you do not already have one you can search by DHS – DD – Regional Employment Collaboration Workshops or REC

Contact for more info: 

Lizzie Juaniza-Saso :  

Nathan Deeks:

Kriss Rita:

Micah Sischo: