Responsibilities and Goals for 2016 - 2017
If you are planning on attending a conference call, please call the PaRC office one day prior to the meeting to make sure the conference call has not been rescheduled.
Number to call: voice at 717-975-2004; toll free at 888-250-5175 and tty at 888-559-2658
The Customer Satisfaction Committee holds conference calls on the third Tuesday of every month at 3:00 PM. Call in number: 1-800-882-3610 Ė Passcode 8844348 then hit the # key.
Issues relating to CareerLink/WIOA will be discussed under this committee.
Partner with OVR to review, evaluate and make recommendations based on results on the combined Customer Satisfaction Survey.
Partner with OVR to develop, implement and review the comprehensive statewide needs assessment survey.
Partner with OVR to review due process issues to assure good quality outcomes for consumer customers. OVR will share same report that goes to OVR Board on a quarterly basis.
The Executive Committee holds conference calls on thefourth Monday of every month at 2:00 PM. Call in number: 1-800-882-3610 Passcode 8844348 then hit the # key.
Continue to improve relationships and collaboration with the PA State Board of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Citizen Advisory Committees and other stakeholder organizations in the Commonwealth to avoid duplication of efforts and enhance the number of individuals served.
Continue to provide leadership and guidance to new and all members and committees in accordance with the mission and bylaws of the Council and the Rehabilitation Act as amended by WIOA 2014.
Continue to increase public awareness in Pennsylvania about OVR services and the Councilís mission and responsibilities through increased attendance and participation by council members at stakeholder meetings, youth organization and disability and civic organizations.
Continue oversight of the following: PaRC budget, quarterly meeting agendas, annual report, website/social media, strategic planning, annual retreat, member recruitment and election of officers.
The Legislative and Public Awareness Committee holds conference calls on the first Thursday of every month. Time to be determined. Call in number: 1-800-882-3610 -- Passcode 7786477 then hit the # key.
Issues relating to Transition and Education will be discussed under this committee.
Increase the PaRCís advocacy on behalf of persons with disabilities in regards to obtaining and maintaining employment
Increase advocacy on behalf of the returning disabled veterans who are seeking employment and employment supports through Pennsylvania state services.
Develop collaborative relationships with other organizations which have similar missions and mutual legislative goals, to maximize our combined legislative impact for people with disabilities.
The OVR Policy and State Plan Committee holds conference calls on the first Tuesday of every month at 10:00 AM. Call in number: 1-800-882-3610 Ė Passcode 7744680 then hit the # key.
Maintain a positive working relationship with the Department of Labor and Industry, OVR and Bureau of Workforce Partnership and Operations.
Development of the Councilís section of the VR Portion of the Combined State Plan titled Input of State Rehabilitation Council.
Input of the State Rehabilitation Council on the VR Portion of the Combined State Plan
Monitoring of OVR policies and procedures.
Pennsylvania Rehabilitation Council
55 Utley Drive, Camp Hill, PA 17011
toll free: 888-250-5175