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Randolph-Sheppard/BEP 2011 Sagebrush Conference

William Sansing, RTC Research Associate, will attend the 2011 Randolph-Sheppard Vendors of America Sagebrush Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Training Conference in Las Vegas February 7 - 11, 2011. Mr. Sansing is P.I. on Project 4 of the Center's new NIDRR-funded RRTC on Employment Outcomes for Individuals Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired. He will make a formal announcement of the research strand, titled "Evaluation of Training and Recruitment Practices in the Randolph-Sheppard Program," during the conference. Conference highlights include presentations by Lynnae Ruttledge (Commissioner, RSA), Suzanne Mitchell (RSA), and Daniel Frye (RSA), and a panel presentation by BEP vendors and administrators from around the country, titled "What Is True Active Participation?" More information about Sagebrush 2011 can be found at http://www.randolph-sheppard.org/sagebrush-2011-conf.php.