Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 8:00 AM PST
Monday, January 29, 2018 at 12:00 PM PST

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See Class sessions details listed to the right.


Wise is hosting this course and others upcoming in this series on its LITMOS Learning Management System (LMS) which is accesible by PC , iOS, Android and other devices.  


Jim Corey 

Wise Online Employment Academy: Job Development & Marketing 

We are excited to offer our first Online Employment Academy Course: Job Development & Marketing.

Please join us for this two week workshop which will provide a basic overview of the essential functions of marketing and customized job development for employment support professionals who work with job seekers with developmental and intellectual disabilities. 

Designed to engage, inspire and activate your abilities, it will consist of pre-course readings, a series of webinars, reading assignments, offline skill building activities and course discussion forum participation.

Space is limited and there is great demand for this course...
COST:  $150.00 

Registration closes January 5, 2018 or when class is full. 

Class sessions
Pre-Course Reading and Posting by Jan 15
Two-hour Webinar (8-10 am, Tuesday, Jan 16)
Two-hour Webinar (8-10 am, Wednesday, Jan 17)
Assignments due (5 pm, Friday, Jan 19)   
One-hour Webinar (8-9 am, Monday, Jan 22)
Two-hour Webinar (8-10 am, Tuesday, Jan 23)
Assignments due (5 pm, Thursday, Jan 25)
One-hour Wrap-up Webinar (8-9 am, Monday, Jan 29)

This Course will be followed by the rest of the initial Wise Online Employment Academy Series through May 2018:  2) Introduction to Employment for People with Significant Disabilities, Discovery and Person-Centered Employment Planning in February 2018), 3) Systematic Instruction & Training in March, 4) Social Security & Work Incentives in April and 5) Employment Program Implementation in May. 

Your Trainers:

Monica Zumach,  Wise TA and Training Director, has over 20 years of experience providing and implementing employment opportunities in the community. She is an experienced consultant on Supported Employment principles, primarily to employment agencies, educators, government, and businesses, both nationally and internationally. Her areas of expertise are Marketing & Job Development, Job Coaching Practices, and Event & Project Management. She has also served as the A.D.A. & Technical Asst. Manager for Washington State, consulting on the Americans with Disabilities Act and Washington State Anti-Discrimination Law. In addition, Monica instructed at Highline Community College for the Employment Certification Program – “Essential Functions of Marketing and Job Development” from 2007 to 2016. Previously, Monica served as a Job Coach, Job Developer, and Career Counselor for individuals with developmental disabilities in Washington State. She brings a wide array of consulting abilities to any organization regarding Supported Employment, A.D.A., various Civil Rights Laws, and Event Planning. Monica and her family live in Pierce County, where she is a devoted runner. She also enjoys traveling and many outdoor activities throughout the Northwest.

Aimee Sharp, Wise Program Manager, is passionate about equality and inclusion and believes that employment is the most efficient way for a person to achieve community integration and escape poverty.  This fuels her commitment and energy to the Supported Employment movement.  Aimee graduated from the University of Washington in 2008 and has utilized her skills and experience to grow and support a large network of businesses committed to diversifying  their workforce by creating a workforce who experience neurodiversity.  Aimee firmly believes that Customized Employment is a win-win for everyone and enjoys sharing her experience and knowledge with others in the field in many ways including instructing the Job Development quarter of the Highline College Employment Professional Certification course, training job developers around the country and sitting on the Board of Directors of Atwork, an employment agency in Washington state.