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KRA Presents Workshops at NAWDP Annual Conference…Again!

For 30 years, the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) has supported workforce-services stakeholders to enhance and maintain their skills through continuing education, networking, and sharing ideas and experiences related to new and innovative programs and services. The KRA-NAWDP partnership is a strong and long-standing one—from providing sponsorship, presentations, and video-production services for Conferences, Forums, and Symposia, to supporting KRA staff while they share their expertise as contributors to and/or members of various Board, Committee, and pilot-program activities.  KRA sponsored 24 corporate- and program-level staff members to attend the recent 2019 Annual Conference, with three senior-level employees facilitating workshops
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KRA Gets “Physical” at NAWDP 2018 Conference

Zaskia Ruiz, Contract and Budget Services Manager, and Queenie Galvez-Ramiro, Senior Budget Analyst, co-presented Let’s Get Physical! to a packed-house, providing important fiscal information, which included critical topics, such as: What are Grants; Where Funding Comes From (Federal, State, and Local/Subrecipient Sources); What’s Required; Types of Costs (Direct, Shared, Indirect); What’s Allowable/What’s Never Allowable; Who Checks/What’s Needed for Compliance; What Went Wrong/Consequences for Noncompliance; and How to be Fiscally Fit. For example, What Are Grants? included the following: funds provided to state and local governments and other entities to implement federal programs and to support specific purposes, topics, or causes; payment for services to be provided with legal obligations to services
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KRA Gets “Social” at NAWDP 2018 Conference

For nearly 30 years, the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) Annual Conferences have supported industry stakeholders to enhance and maintain their skills through continuing education; network with peers, mentors, and leaders; share ideas, experiences, and metrics about promising practices; and discover new and innovative programs, products, and services.  NAWDP 2018, Making Your Workforce Shine, was no exception! Representing the San Diego County Career Centers—operated by KRA for the San Diego Workforce Partnership, a proud partner of America’s Job Center of California℠ Network—Manager of Training and Program Development Maylynne Rayos and Workshop Facilitator Terrance Bowens presented Social Media is
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KRA Presents at NAWDP 2017 Annual Conference

In addition to two Pre-Conference Workshops, this year’s National Association of Workforce Development Professionals event featured 70 General Workshops, presented through five “tracks”, two of which were Leveraging and Establishing Partnerships and Priority Populations. Six KRA subject-matter experts presented exciting workshops relevant to the other three tracks: Business and Economic Development – John Hattery, Director, Strategic Partners; Pamela Carnes, Program Manager, Business Engagement Services; and Jonathan Overall, Senior Business Services Consultant, co-conducted Congratulations! You’re the Business Services Manager…Now What? on innovative strategies for building regional business partnerships, initiating one-on-one business-engagement relationships, and effectively measuring results against WIOA performance standards. Delivering
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KRA Supports NAWDP 2015 Youth Symposium as Platinum Sponsor

Our September Spotlight! is shining brightly on National Workforce Development Month, and the organization responsible for its creation, the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals. As the result of a nationwide 2014 campaign, NAWDP, “The Voice of the Professional”, was successful in having September designated as National Workforce Development Month “to honor all those individual professionals who play such a vital role in our nation’s economic recovery efforts.” During the campaign, NAWDP’s website stated, “We hope our call for recognition through National Workforce Development Month will strike a responsive chord and bring support from political leadership, businesses, educational agencies, economic
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KRA's Staley Moderates NAWDP Webinars

Please join Ms. Kimberly Staley, KRA Vice President & Director, Client Services, and NAWDP Board of Directors, Connecticut, as she moderates a series of Webinars presented, in part, by four KRA staff members, who are participants in the NAWDP New Emerging Professionals Initiative, Capstone 1-3 Projects: ·         Ms. Karen Cirincione, Unit Supervisor, Greater Hartford American Job Center (AJC) ·         Mr. Domonique Goode, Quality Assurance Team Leader, [Norfolk] Virginia   Initiative for Employment not Welfare ·         Ms. Diana Saldivar, Social Media Coordinator, San Diego Metro Region AJC ·         Ms. Maxine Suka, Program Manager, San Diego Metro Region AJC; NAWDP Board of Directors, Region
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KRA's Suka Elected to NAWDP Board of Directors

Maxine Suka, KRA Program Manager, San Diego Metro Region American Job Center of California, operated for the San Diego Workforce Partnership, has won election to the NAWDP Board of Directors. As the Region 9 Director, Maxine–a NAWDP-credentialed Certified Workforce Development Professional–represents Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and the US Island Territory of Guam.  On her achievement, she stated, ” It is truly my honor and privilege to serve NAWDP in this capacity, and to represent Region 9 to the best of my ability.” Also the holder of a university-level Specialized Certificate in Workforce Development Career Advising, Maxine–who joins KRA’s  Kimberly Staley on the Board–shared her vision,
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KRA's Staley Wins Second NAWDP Board Re-election

KRA Vice President & Director of Client Services, Kimberly Staley, CWDP, has won re-election to her seat on the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) Board of Directors, her third term representing the State of Connecticut. Kim won her first Board election in 2011, and reflecting now on two successful re-elections, commented, “I’m truly humbled and honored to be able to continue serving my State and our industry in this capacity. I’m particularly excited about NAWDP’s New Emerging Professionals Program, which gives us ‘veterans’ an opportunity to mentor and support younger [35 and under] workforce services professionals as they grow
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KRA's Don Scott Featured in NAWDP YouTube Video

Yesterday, the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) uploaded a video, The Role of Advocacy in Workforce Development, to its YouTube channel, featuring Don L. Scott, Esquire, KRA Senior Vice President for Workforce Operations. Don, who has served as Chair of the NAWDP Board of Directors, and on the Executive Committee of the California Workforce Association, was interviewed by Dr. Gwen Schiada, a clinical psychologist with more than 15 years’ experience working with individuals in therapeutic settings and in systemic change roles at the local, state and Federal levels. According to Bridget Brown, NAWDP Executive Director, “Now, more than ever, it is important
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KRA's Seymour to Facilitate NAWDP Webinar

For the second time in 3 months, the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) has selected a KRA Corporation employee—from the same program—to facilitate a webinar, this one on January 22, 2015, re: Connecting, Communicating and Coaching in the Four Generation Workforce. Joseph Seymour, the sole presenter, is a Trainer/Subject Matter Expert for the CTWorks Program, operated by KRA for Capital Workforce Partners, the WIB for North Central Connecticut.  He will be facilitating the webinar as part of NAWDP’s ongoing professional development offerings for both members and non-members. Joseph has worked extensively with NAWDP over the years as a
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