Issue 10
April 2014

KTER Today: Putting Research to Work

An e-bulletin from the Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research

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WORKSHOP – April 23, 2014:
Effective Use of Social Media

This interactive workshop presents ideas and strategies for using social media to reach audiences interested in the employment of people with disabilities.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 1:00 – 4:30 PM

WHERE: Hilton Alexandria Old Town
1767 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314

WHO: The workshop is designed for grantees of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) and the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). No fee to attend; space is limited to 25 participants.

Workshop Overview and additional information


  • Measuring the Impact of Engaging with Stakeholders - Katie Delahaye Paine
  • Social Media Ideas - shares accessible social media, tools and tips
  • KTER Center Research Update - Plans for new research on effective KT strategies
  • Small Group Interaction - Participants should bring their ideas, problems, and any questions about using social media to reach consumers and other audiences


KTER Center Technical Brief #4:
State Differences in Knowledge and Application of Evidence-Based Practice by Vocational Rehabilitation Agency Staff

This technical brief reports findings from KTER's online survey of staff from six state VR agencies regarding their knowledge and use of evidence-based practice (April 2014).

Save the Date!

A no-cost webinar presented by Joe Bontke and the KTER Center: Cancer and Employment Issues

Date: July 23, 2014
Time: 2-2:45 p.m. CT


Register now for the 2013 updated online workshop, Barriers and Supports for Research Use Participation approved for 2.5 CRC-CEUs through January 15, 2015.

Updated Resources

KTER continues to update its lists of resources for you!

Watch for KTER's State of the Science Conference, coming in 2014!

KTER Today was developed by the Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research (KTER) through grant #H133A100026 to SEDL from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) in the US Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS). However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

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