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Seymour Presents at NAWDP Youth Symposium

Joseph Seymour, KRA Managing Director, Organizational Excellence and SETA 1st VP/President-elect, opened an e-mail that read, “After a review of your proposal, we have ACCEPTED your submission for The Outcome Zone: Effective Performance Management for Workforce Professionals workshop. “We are EXCITED to have you be a part of NAWDP’s Youth Symposium 2022, and we appreciate your willingness to share your expertise with our attendees!” A 13-year KRA veteran, and prior recipient of NAWDP’s Professional Development Award, Joseph began creating diverse workshops, videos, and webinars in 2010, presenting at multiple National, Regional, and State Conferences and Forums, including several NAWDP Youth Development
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Joseph L. Seymour Slated for SETA Presidency

Following two highly successful presentations on March 9, 2022, at the NAJA Annual Conference, Joseph Seymour, Managing Director, Operational Excellence, and 2nd Vice President (VP) of the Southeastern Employment & Training Association (SETA)—headed to Florida to present on March 13th at the SETA Spring Conference, sponsored by KRA, for the fifth time in 6 years. Three days in a row, Joseph’s flights were cancelled.  Arriving on March 14th, he missed the chance to present, but not the opportunity to attend the Annual Members Meeting, during which he was elected 1st VP as of July 1, 2022, and President, beginning July 1,
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KRA’s Seymour Presents Two Workshops at AlabamaWorks Conference

On September 8, 2021 at 10:30am PST, Joseph L. Seymour, KRA Managing Director, Operational Excellence, will facilitate a workshop on Trauma-Informed Care for Workforce Development Professionals at the 2021 Meeting of the Minds in Monterey Conference. On September 21, 9:00-9:45am EDT, Mr. Seymour will re-present this informative and engaging “signature” seminar at the AlabamaWorks 2021 Virtual Conference as a Featured Presenter. This live Keynote Session will explore trauma-informed care as an approach, in various service-based fields, that recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms, and acknowledges the role that trauma may play in the lives of the program participants we all serve
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KRA’s Seymour Presents at SETA Before State COVID-19 Lockdowns

On March 6, KRA Staff Present at National, Regional, and State Training Events announced that Corporate Training and Development Coordinator, Joseph Seymour, was presenting The Art of 3-D Presentations – Develop, Design and Deliver and The Art & Science of 5-Star Customer Service in the AJC at the Southeastern Employment & Training Association (SETA) Spring 2020 Conference.   On March 11, SETA convened its closing session—with 500+ participants in attendance—at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel. It was not totally unexpected when, on April 6, South Carolina Governor, Henry McMaster, issued a “shelter-in-place” order as part of the State’s effort
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Joseph L. Seymour, Managing Director, Operational Excellence

Joseph L. Seymour, Managing Director, Operational Excellence Since 2009, Joseph has distinguished himself as a KRA leader in several arenas, including program-level job development/reemployment services, company-wide training and professional development, and workforce-development industry advancement. Currently, Joseph oversees KRA Program Operations across the country, implementing site-specific CQI initiatives that increase operational effectiveness and efficiency. In 2015, NAWDP honored Joseph with its Professional Development Award, recognizing the impact of his workshops for national, regional, and state conference audiences. In addition, Joseph provides industry leadership as a member of the Southeastern Employment & Training Association board of directors, serving as 1st Vice President,
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KRA's Seymour Wins "Community Partnership" Award!

Recently, Joseph L Seymour, Training and Development Coordinator, CTWorks American Job Center–operated by KRA for Capital Workforce Partners (CWP)–received the Dr. Albert J. Kerkin  Award that honors outstanding contributions from a Vernon Regional Adult-Based Education (VRABE) community partner. When CWP/KRA collaborated with VRABE on developing a work-readiness program for its students, Joe, a Certified Professional Resume Writer, volunteered for several reasons,  from a professional development perspective. However, one personal motivation was to be of service to the residents of the Vernon, CT community, where he lives.  It is prophetic that Dr. Kerkin also served Vernon’s residents, as Superintendent of Schools from
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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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KRA's Seymour Tapped Again to Create Video for NAWDP

Our current headline proudly joins two previous ones: December 31, 2012, KRA Employee Produces Videos for NAWDP, and June 3, 2013, KRA’s Seymour Creates Second NAWDP Plenary Video. For the  third year in a row, Joe Seymour has developed a creative, exciting, and truly inspirational video for the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals, this time for its September 2014 Youth Development Symposium. Actually, Joe, a Trainer and Subject Matter Expert for CTWorks, a 37-town, multi-site One-Stop Career Center and TANF program operated by KRA Corporation for Capital Workforce Partners, has produced three prior videos for NAWDP Plenary Sessions:  May
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KRA’s Seymour Creates 2nd NAWDP Plenary Video

In support of a workshop facilitated by Kimberly Staley, KRA Vice President and Director of Client Services, for the May 2012 National Association of Workforce Development Professionals Conference, Joseph L. Seymour, Trainer & Subject Matter Expert, KRA/CTWorks One Stop Centers in Hartford, created a Workforce Development Advocacy video. Staley, a NAWDP Board member representing Connecticut, invited Bridget Brown, NAWDP Executive Director, to preview the video to ensure accuracy, suitability, etc.  Brown was so impressed that she requested to use the video as the kick-off vehicle for the entire Conference! It’s been said that lighting does not strike the same place twice, but this
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KRA Sponsors SETA Conference and Pre-Con Keynote Session

The Southeastern Employment and Training Association, the “premier membership association for providing professional growth opportunities to workforce development partners and practitioners across the southeast”, will convene its Fall 2022 Conference, August 28-31, 2022, in Louisville, Kentucky. KRA is a proud sponsor of  the Conference and of Joseph L. Seymour, KRA Managing Director, Operational Excellence; SETA 1st Vice President/President-elect; and Keynote Speaker for the Pre-Con Session, Manifest Your Maximum. On the first day, Joseph will present Unlocked Potential and Increased Impact for Workforce Development Professionals, an inspirational and informational session to “manifest your maximum”, highlighting unique impact strategies for time management
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