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one employee at a time

National Peer Learning Conference



"Growing Stronger Together"
March 29-20, 2023

Location: Marion Technical College
Address: 1467 Mount Vernon Avenue, Marion, Ohio 43302


Who should attend:

  • ERN USA Employers & Potential Employers
  • ERN USA Administrators
  • ERN Success Coaches
  • Local Nonprofits
  • Funders 

What you will learn and share:

  • Community success stories
  • ERN proven practices
  • ERN Data Solutions Lightning Training Launch
  • Emerging strategies, programs and resources
  • Learning ways to partner for greater impact

Choose three interactive sessions each day:

Administrator Track:

  • Attracting, Cultivating & Engaging Employer Members for Program Success
  • Scaling ERN Partnerships Including OUD/SUD Recovery & Formerly Justice Attached
  • Collaborating with Networks & Partnerships on Gaps to Universal Barrier Solutions
  • Developing an ERN Hardship Loan & Savings Program & Working with Financial Partners
  • ERN Data Solutions (Salesforce Lightning) - Getting the Most from Your Data, Reporting & Customizations

Success Coach Track:

  • ERN Data Solutions (Salesforce Lightning) - Improved Data Entry & Reporting to Demonstrate
  • Working with Employees at the Margins including Poverty, ALICE, OUD/SUD Recovery & Formerly Justice Attached on Universal Barriers
  • Working with Employers & Creating an Employee Supportive Corporate Culture
  • Goal Setting Through Crisis and on to Short & Long-Term Goals
  • Success Coach Self Care - Avoiding Compassion Fatigue & Secondary Trauma

Research, Funding & Evaluation Track:

  • Using ERN Surveys to Identify Employer Needs, Workforce Needs & Employee Satisfaction
  • Virtual Panel on ERN Employer Perspectives for Innovative & Successful Partnerships
  • The Current Landscape of Funding for Workforce Development, Poverty, and Financial Sustainability
  • Cultivating the Talent Pipeline - Life Skills to Workplace Stability to Career Pathways
  • Funding Collaboration Across ERNs - Local, State & National Partnerships

Click here for conference registration!

We are holding blocks of rooms at the following hotels, please book with them directly by clicking on each hotel:

Country Inn and Suites     
Holiday Inn Express                                                                                                                                My Place Hotel

ERN USA thanks Ohio ERN and Marion ERN for hosting the event!