February 16, 2021 –
Boots on the Ground: Employment Consultant Community of Practice Seminar
In collaboration with the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Administration, Wise is pleased to announce the Boots on the Ground: Employment Consultant Community of Practice! Comprised of two sessions per week, this Community of Practice will offer hands on examples and opportunities to see innovative direct service from employment providers across the State of Washington. Tuesday seminars will occur each week from 9:30 to 11:30am PST, and Friday workshops will provide follow up conversation and activities based on the Tuesday content from 9:30 to 10:30am PST. These events are open to all and free of charge.
*Attending the Tuesday seminar is not required in order to participate in Friday's workshop, although you are encouraged to do so. Recordings of Tuesday's events will be made available the following Wednesday to those who could not attend. Register for the Friday workshop that corresponds with this event by visiting to the Wise Calendar (scheduled for Friday of that same week).
Supporting LGBTQIA+ Clients and Coworkers
with Work Opportunities
Please join us on Tuesday, February 9th for our seminar, "Supporting LGBTQIA+ Clients and Coworkers " with Work Opportunities.
Do you require an accommodation, materials in alternate format or have inquiries about accessibility in this event? If so, please reach out to [email protected] no later than 5pm Friday prior to this webinar. Due to the short turnaround of our webinar series we are unable to accommodate same day requests. We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully.
*Please note: Wise maintains registration and attendance records for our events and training programs. Wise is required to monitor participation in our courses and provide reports to our funding sources so that they may utilize these records in the course of their audits of programs. These reports may include actual time spent by attendee name, event/training title, county and state. Reports are provided to ensure there is documented proof of the appropriate use of government funds for the purposes of professional development. Attendees that participate in our events and/or complete training programs will receive a certificate to document participation as back up for billing purposes.
Wise provides Washington State Educator/Teacher Clock Hours for our webinars. For more information and to request Clock Hours, please click here.
Meet the Panel:
Kacie Masten (she/her), Team Lead, King County
Kacie Masten (she/her) is a queer 26-year-old woman who has been an employment specialist at Work Opportunities since 2019. She is currently the team lead on the King County team and supports a diverse caseload of clients. Previously, Kacie worked in the Washington State Legislature as a legislative assistant, where she worked on issues related to social services and education. She hold a BA in Sociology, is currently working on a creative writing degree, and spends her free time with her partner in Tacoma and her cat, Blossom!
Hannah Voss (she/they), Assistant Manager, Whatcom County
|Hannah Voss (she/they) is a non-binary, queer, 26 old person working as the Assistant Manager at Work Opportunities in Whatcom County. Hannah has a bachelor’s degree in Human Services from Western Washington University and has worked in supported employment through Work Opportunities for about 5 years. Hannah is an avid plant and pet parent who loves enjoying the sunshine when it peaks out from the clouds.|