Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas Student HireAbility Navigator - Featured Speaker at Statewide Conference
Jun 01, 2022
Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas
During the Texas Workforce Commission Forum on May 24, 2022, Aubrey Jones, Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas Student HireAbility Navigator, discussed the impact of the Student HireAbility Navigator program. Ms. Jones kicked off the breakout session providing key statistics about the number of persons with a disability in the labor force. She was joined by her colleagues, Jeannette Lara, Workforce Solutions Lower Rio; Deborah Dobis, Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas; Diana Gatlin, Workforce Solutions South Plains; Lashaila Mitchum, Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas, Student HireAbility Navigator Mentors; and Lauren Hargrove and Kevin Markel, Program Specialists, Texas Workforce Commission.
The session covered how the role of the Student HireAbility Navigator has enhanced the identification of students with disabilities and broken down silos within the workforce and TWC organizations. The speakers were able to report on their activities of identifying inefficiencies, realigning program systems, and building a healthy ecosystem between partners.
For more information on the Student HireAbility Navigator program, please visit the Student HireAbility Navigator page.