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KRA’s Seymour Presents at SETA Before State COVID-19 Lockdowns

On March 6, KRA Staff Present at National, Regional, and State Training Events announced that Corporate Training and Development Coordinator, Joseph Seymour, was presenting The Art of 3-D Presentations – Develop, Design and Deliver and The Art & Science of 5-Star Customer Service in the AJC at the Southeastern Employment & Training Association (SETA) Spring 2020 Conference.   On March 11, SETA convened its closing session—with 500+ participants in attendance—at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel. It was not totally unexpected when, on April 6, South Carolina Governor, Henry McMaster, issued a “shelter-in-place” order as part of the State’s effort
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Joseph L. Seymour, Coordinator, Corporate Training & Development

Joseph L. Seymour, Coordinator, Corporate Training & Development In 2009, Joe joined KRA, applying his considerable expertise and talent as a Job Developer, Reemployment Coach, and Subject Matter Expert/Trainer, and in 2015, NAWDP honored him with its coveted Professional Development Award. Currently, he plays an integral role in the professional development and training of KRA program operations staff across the country.  Joe is renowned throughout our industry for his energetic and engaging educational presentations; videos, many produced for NAWDP Conference and Youth Symposia Plenary Sessions; workshops; and webinars. A NAWDP Certified Professional Resume Writer, he is currently pursuing a BS
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KRA's Seymour Wins "Community Partnership" Award!

Recently, Joseph L Seymour, Training and Development Coordinator, CTWorks American Job Center–operated by KRA for Capital Workforce Partners (CWP)–received the Dr. Albert J. Kerkin  Award that honors outstanding contributions from a Vernon Regional Adult-Based Education (VRABE) community partner. When CWP/KRA collaborated with VRABE on developing a work-readiness program for its students, Joe, a Certified Professional Resume Writer, volunteered for several reasons,  from a professional development perspective. However, one personal motivation was to be of service to the residents of the Vernon, CT community, where he lives.  It is prophetic that Dr. Kerkin also served Vernon’s residents, as Superintendent of Schools from
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KRA's Seymour to Facilitate NAWDP Webinar

For the second time in 3 months, the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) has selected a KRA Corporation employee—from the same program—to facilitate a webinar, this one on January 22, 2015, re: Connecting, Communicating and Coaching in the Four Generation Workforce. Joseph Seymour, the sole presenter, is a Trainer/Subject Matter Expert for the CTWorks Program, operated by KRA for Capital Workforce Partners, the WIB for North Central Connecticut.  He will be facilitating the webinar as part of NAWDP’s ongoing professional development offerings for both members and non-members. Joseph has worked extensively with NAWDP over the years as a
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KRA's Seymour Tapped Again to Create Video for NAWDP

Our current headline proudly joins two previous ones: December 31, 2012, KRA Employee Produces Videos for NAWDP, and June 3, 2013, KRA’s Seymour Creates Second NAWDP Plenary Video. For the  third year in a row, Joe Seymour has developed a creative, exciting, and truly inspirational video for the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals, this time for its September 2014 Youth Development Symposium. Actually, Joe, a Trainer and Subject Matter Expert for CTWorks, a 37-town, multi-site One-Stop Career Center and TANF program operated by KRA Corporation for Capital Workforce Partners, has produced three prior videos for NAWDP Plenary Sessions:  May
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KRA’s Seymour Creates 2nd NAWDP Plenary Video

In support of a workshop facilitated by Kimberly Staley, KRA Vice President and Director of Client Services, for the May 2012 National Association of Workforce Development Professionals Conference, Joseph L. Seymour, Trainer & Subject Matter Expert, KRA/CTWorks One Stop Centers in Hartford, created a Workforce Development Advocacy video. Staley, a NAWDP Board member representing Connecticut, invited Bridget Brown, NAWDP Executive Director, to preview the video to ensure accuracy, suitability, etc.  Brown was so impressed that she requested to use the video as the kick-off vehicle for the entire Conference! It’s been said that lighting does not strike the same place twice, but this
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KRA Staff Present at National, Regional, and State WD Training Events

Last year around this time, Latest News posted March Madness – The KRA Way—and the beat goes on! During the next 3 months, several KRA staff members will be hitting the road to conduct presentations and facilitate workshops; however, here we highlight the upcoming March events. On the 10th, for the Southeastern Employment and Training Association (March 8-11, Myrtle Beach, SC), Joseph L. Seymour III, Corporate Training and Development Coordinator, will present The Art of 3-D Presentations: Develop, Design and Deliver. The description in the conference agenda reads, in part, “The ability to engage, educate, and empower others through well-developed, meticulously designed, and masterfully
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KRA Monthly Spotlight!

KRA Senior Staff Present at 2019 NAJA Conference Between June 18th – 20th, three corporate staff members conducted six Breakout Sessions at the 2019 Conference of the National Association of Job Training Assistance, the premier resource for “Seminars, Conferences, Workshops, and Training…for Workforce Development Grantees, Grantors and Subs.” The 3-day workshop agenda was intensive, offering only 12 Program- and 12 Fiscal- Track Sessions, meaning that KRA presented 25% of all NAJA Breakouts, with Zaskia Ruiz, KRA Director of Finance, Accounting, and Compliance, conducting 33% of the Fiscal-Track presentations! On the 18th she presented WIOA Fiscal 101, focused on helping attendees
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KRA Presents Workshops at NAWDP Annual Conference…Again!

For 30 years, the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) has supported workforce-services stakeholders to enhance and maintain their skills through continuing education, networking, and sharing ideas and experiences related to new and innovative programs and services. The KRA-NAWDP partnership is a strong and long-standing one—from providing sponsorship, presentations, and video-production services for Conferences, Forums, and Symposia, to supporting KRA staff while they share their expertise as contributors to and/or members of various Board, Committee, and pilot-program activities.  KRA sponsored 24 corporate- and program-level staff members to attend the recent 2019 Annual Conference, with three senior-level employees facilitating workshops
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March Madness – The KRA Way

Between March 3-6, the Southeastern Employment and Training Association (SETA) and the North Carolina Employment and Training Association (NCETA) hosted the third Joint 2019 Spring Conference, during which Joseph Seymour, KRA Corporate Training and Development Coordinator, and John Hattery, KRA Director, Strategic Partners, delivered dynamic presentations. On March 4, Joseph facilitated The Outcome Zone: Performance Management for Workforce Development Professionals, an informative workshop, providing management-level program staff with tried-and-true techniques for creating and maintaining a high-performance workplace culture. The next day, John presented a unique, highly interactive workshop on Saying the Hard Thing to Clients, Colleagues, and Even Your Boss,
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