Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Information Sessions

Date: May 24, 2017

To: ACCES-VR Vendors and All Interested Parties

From: Raymond Pierce

Subject: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Information Sessions

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services - Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) is pleased to announce three opportunities to learn about the new services that will be offered as part of implementing WIOA in New York State. Each session will focus on the content provided in the Proposed New WIOA Services document that was shared on January 26, 2017. 

The information sessions are scheduled for:

Date Location Time MeetingSite
Tuesday June 20, 2017 Harlem 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM ACCES-VR Harlem Office
The Art Gallery, 2nd Floor, 163
West 125th Street, New York, NY
Wednesday June 21, 2017 Online 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM WebEx – Webinar
Thursday June 29, 2017 Albany  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue
Rooms 5 A/B Education Building
Albany, NY 12234

Please complete the registration form and email it to Matthew Lynskey at to attend one of the sessions. These meetings are being held at accessible sites. Interpreters will be provided only upon request. Copies of materials will be made available at each session. Materials will also be made available in alternate format, upon request. To request accommodations, contact ACCES-VR by calling 1-800-222-5627 (voice or TTY) or 518-473-1626 at least 10 days in advance of the meeting and referencing "WIOA Information Sessions.”

There are limited capacities at these venues and registration is on a first come first serve basis. Each information session will be identical in content whether you participate in person or via webinar. A recording of the webinar will be available on the ACCES-VR website if you are not available to attend one of the sessions.

We look forward to meeting with you to discuss these services and the future direction for service delivery at ACCES-VR. Thank you for your continued commitment to helping individuals with disabilities engage in competitive, integrated employment.

c: Frank Coco Regional Coordinators District Office Managers