Support Vocational Evaluation by responding to RSA by July 3!

Please write to the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) to advocate for VOCATIONAL EVALUATION TRAINING GRANTS
No later than July 3, 2018

Briefly tell RSA:

  • How vocational evaluator skills differ from those of rehab counsellors and require different training. (although areas do overlap)
  • If you graduated from a vocational evaluation graduate program ā€“ how you benefited and how that helps your clients/consumers
  • Why you think we need vocational evaluation graduate training
  • How Vocational Rehabilitation clients/consumers need trained vocational evaluators versus those who have no training
  • Writers MUST include the following
      1. Docket Number of the Request for Information: ED-2018-OSERS-0026
      2. Docket Citation: 83 FR 19740
        • Make your comments as personal as you want! Our consumers need this!
    1. If you have questions or want to talk through your comments, please contact Catherine Burzio, Sam Castiglione, Pam Leconte, or Nancy Scott. We are happy to help. If you do not have our contact information, please email Catherine at the VECAP Home Office ā€“ office@vecap.org

      OSERS’ Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)

      NAME: Request for Information on the Future Direction of the Rehabilitation Training Program
      TYPE: Request for information.
      SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Education (Department) is requesting input on the portfolio of grants supported under the Rehabilitation Training Program, specifically those supported under the Rehabilitation Long-Term Training, Rehabilitation Short-Term Training, and Innovative Rehabilitation Training authorities to determine whether the activities funded under the Rehabilitation Training Program are aligned with the goals of the Department and the needs of State vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies. We will use the information gathered in response to this request for information (RFI) to determine whether any changes are needed in designing and implementing grant activities under this program, including the specific mix of activities supported each year.
      DATE: Publication Date: May 4, 2018

      We must receive your submission on or before July 3, 2018.

      FR LINK: https://www.federalregister.gov/d/2018-09429