Announcements

View the announcements listing below to stay connected with updates on WIOA implementation and changes to this site's content.

All Announcements

  • Announcement
    Innovation and Opportunity Network
    Posted On: 8/29/2017

    The Division of Youth Services is excited to launch its technical assistance (TA) series for youth practitioners in the fall and can’t wait to get things started! This series will focus on various Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) youth-related topics from eligibility to youth committees.

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    Innovation and Opportunity Network
    Posted On: 8/24/2017

    Following the 2017 WIOA National Convenings, the WorkforceGPS Team has compiled additional related technical assistance materials and resources, including relevant webinars, policy guidance and toolkits, and organized them by the six convening tracks, as well as a section for the special sessions on civil rights.

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    Innovation and Opportunity Network
    Posted On: 8/24/2017

    Many states and local areas have expressed a need for tools that help American Job Centers (AJCs) coordinate staff and partners to work collaboratively across programs. This newly released tool features five illustrated stories that represent scenarios of customer experiences and the guidance an AJC staff member might provide. These stories demonstrate the characteristics of a high-quality one-stop center, as described in TEGL 04-15. To view this resource, click here.

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    Innovation and Opportunity Network
    Posted On: 8/24/2017

    We know that many in the system are diligently working towards meeting the July 1, 2017 deadline to have a one-stop operator in place as the result of a competitive procurement process, and many more have submitted questions to the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration (ETA). As a result of these questions, ETA has produced five new FAQs regarding competitive selection of a one-stop operator and various roles in the one-stop system. 

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    Innovation and Opportunity Network
    Posted On: 8/24/2017

    The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires the state workforce development board, in consultation with chief elected officials and local workforce development boards, to establish objective criteria and procedures to use when certifying its American Job Centers (AJCs). 

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    Innovation and Opportunity Network
    Posted On: 5/30/2017

    Customer-Centered Design (CCD) is an amazingly generative process that starts with people and ends with surprising answers tailor-made to put our customers' needs at the center of service delivery, processes and customer flow.

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    Innovation and Opportunity Network
    Posted On: 4/25/2017

    This spring, the U.S. Department of Labor, in collaboration with its Education and Health and Human Services partners, will host three national convenings. These convenings will continue to support WIOA implementation, building upon the regulations and guidance, virtual training, and resources already available to the system. 

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    Innovation and Opportunity Network
    Posted On: 3/24/2017

    The U.S. Departments of Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services are proud to announce the release a Sample MOU and Infrastructure Costs Toolkit;  it is now available on the Innovation and Opportunity Network (ION) on WorkforceGPS .

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    Innovation and Opportunity Network
    Posted On: 3/13/2017

    In February, we asked you to save the date for three national convenings hosted by the U.S. Department of Labor, in collaboration with its Education and Health and Human Services partners. These convenings will continue to support WIOA implementation, building upon the regulations and guidance, virtual training, and resources already available to the system.

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    Innovation and Opportunity Network
    Posted On: 3/7/2017

    As you already know, this winter has been a busy one when it comes to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Guidance; February and March have been no different.