Content-rich and timely topics drew standing room only crowds to Maher & Maher’s four engaging workshops at SETA (Southeastern Employment & Training Association) 2016 Fall Conference in Biloxi, with record attendance of over 650.
Beth Brinly, Maher’s Vice President for Workforce Innovation, wowed attendees with her three workshops. Her first session was Procurement of Youth Services Under WIOA, which offered an opportunity to review key WIOA Youth Final Rules. Participants engaged in a spirited discussion exploring the pros and cons of Pay for Performance contracting. The conversation then shifted to the elements needed in Request for Proposals and an examination of rating elements of proposals. Some of the feedback included: “Great information and presenter! Enjoyed group interactions and RFP tips.” and “Beth was very knowledgeable and passionate about this subject!”
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This month, Dr. Helen Parker from Maher & Maher kicked-off a plenary session on Designing Innovative & Engaging Services for Our Shared Customers at the City of Atlanta's 2016 Inter-Agency Regional Meeting. Nearly 200 participants representing a broad range of partner agencies and stakeholders from across the eight-state Atlanta Region gathered for a three-day event focused on Building Effective Partnerships: Utilizing Customer-Centered Approaches to Strengthen Employment Outcomes under WIOA. Regional leadership from three federal agencies, DOL’s Employment and Training Administration, HHS’s Administration for Children and Families, and the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service were on hand to help set the tone for fostering robust partnerships in serving shared customers.