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SNAP E&T 2022 National Forum: Developing IT Systems - Lessons Learned from two State Approaches

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Learn about the process to develop and implement a dedicated SNAP E&T IT system to support program expansion and administration in Illinois and South Carolina. The session will include a discussion about common pitfalls, procurement options, do’s and don’ts, and lessons learned. The session will conclude with a demonstration of South Carolina’s Comprehensive Employment & Training System (SCCETS). 


  • Nick Espinosa, SNAP E&T Program Analyst, Southeast Regional Office, Food and Nutrition Service 
  • Deborah Reed-Cole, SNAP E&T Program Director, South Carolina Department of Social Services 
  • Dan Lyonsmith, Associate Director, Office of Workforce Development, Illinois Department of Human Services
  • Andrea Grabemeyer, SNAP E&T Project Manager, Illinois Department of Human Services
  • Chandra Vempati, SCCETS System Architect, South Carolina Department of Social Services

Page updated: April 24, 2023