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Webinar: Celebrating the ADA: Creating Disability Employment Policies

“Celebrating the ADA: Creating Disability Employment Policies”

Monday, August 10, 2020

10AM – 12PM

Who should participate:  Small-business owners

Training Summary:   Attend a training that will assist your small business to further develop and implement disability employment policies.   Advance your policies related to returning to work, conduct, flexible leave, reasonable accommodation and much more. Takeaways from this training include policy samples and resources. 

Presenter – Shammi Carr:   Shammi has been in the disability field for over 20 years, first as an advocate for parents with children in special education.   She later became the Director of Advocacy and Case Management at an Independent Living Center and then a Regional Technical Assistance Manager at Cornell’s University, Employment and Disability Institute.  At Cornell, Shammi worked with various stakeholder groups such as employer associations, system advocates, state and local governments and educational entities including K-12 schools and colleges.  She was trained by the Department of Justice and Equal Employment Opportunity Center. Recently, Shammi worked as a Program Coordinator with VIUCEDD at the University of the Virgin Islands and as a Ticket to Work Coordinator at the local One-Stop in Ithaca, NY.  Her current position as an Advocate with the Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands includes conducting trainings for parent/parent support groups and working with various employment entities such as VI DOL, Vocational Rehab and business organizations.  Shammi’s areas of expertise include, but not limited to, parent education and training, disability rights laws, workforce development, employment and disability and grant writing. Shammi holds a BA in Anthropology from Nazareth College in Rochester, NY. 

Register in advance for this training webinar:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

For more information, contact Shanell Petersen, VIEDA Managing Director, Marketing and Vision 2040 at spetersen@usvieda.org.

Event Date: 
Mon, 08/10/2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm