Workforce Development

The National Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (NTAC), operated by New Editions, coordinated the RSA Technical Assistance (TA) Network. The flyer was distributed at professional and consumer conferences to promote use of TA Network resources.

This research brief was developed as part of the National Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (NTAC), operated by New Editions, to summarize current research findings on youth transition programs. It was distributed to state vocational rehabilitation programs, regional Technical Assistance and Continuing Education (TACE) Centers, independent living centers, parent information and training centers, and vocational rehabilitation researchers.

This employer resource highlights key issues related to health and wellness promotion for persons with disabilities found in the complete Call to Action To Improve the Health and Wellness of Persons with Disabilities. It was developed collaboratively to provide employers with an introduction to developing and implementing health and wellness programs and services in the workplace that are accessible to all employees, including those with disabilities.

New Editions manages the Rehabilitation Services Administration’s (RSA) National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials (NCRTM) - www.ncrtm.ed.gov - and technical assistance webinars. The NCRTM is RSA’s gateway to technical assistance and training providing up-to-date reliable training materials.

New Editions provided program management, through a subcontract through Monster Government Solutions, for New Options New Mexico – a pilot program to increase the aptitudes, employability and employment rate of young people in New Mexico. Innovate+Educate received a multi-million dollar grant from the W.K Kellogg Foundation to unite local industry, nonprofits and community colleges together in a cyber-based pilot initiative to help young people in New Mexico find employment and advance their careers.

Through a subcontract with Monster Government Solutions, New Editions provided program management for the development of a career site and advertising campaign to attract and manage candidates applying for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster reservist positions.

For the NCD, New Editions provided research and meeting planning support services for the National Disability Summit on Disability Policy 2010. This landmark event marked the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and brought together over 400 stakeholders from across the country to provide input for a new policy agenda. In preparation for this meeting, our team of researchers prepared 10 working papers identifying significant policy accomplishments and emerging issues and challenges for each topic area.

New Editions operates the NTAC which serves to coordinate activities and communications among RSA’s Technical Assistance Network members, promotes collaborative activities, identifies experts and resources and provides analysis and evaluation of program data. RSA’s Technical Assistance Network provides training, technical assistance and continuing education to improve the performance of State Vocational Rehabilitation programs.

Through a subcontract with Monster Government Solutions, New Editions provides program management for the development of eOhioMeansJobs (eOMJ) which is geared towards connecting employers and job candidates with one another, as well as promoting Ohio One-Stop programs and supports to Ohio-based companies and citizens.

New Editions provides technical and logistical services to support Social Security’s Ticket Program Beneficiary Access and Support Services Work Incentive Seminar Event (WISE) webinars via a subcontract to Booz Allen Hamilton. WISE webinars are online events held for beneficiaries to learn about the Ticket to Work Program and available Work Incentives through accessible learning opportunities. In addition to logistical services to support the webinars, including researching presenters and topics, New Editions also plays a role in content development and promotion.