View the Announcements listing below to stay connected with updates on WIOA implementation and changes to this site's content.
ION - Innovation and Opportunity NetworkPosted On: 3/29/2019
The Innovation and Opportunity Network (ION) Community of Practice is excited to announce the debut of new resources: WIOA MythBusters
ION - Innovation and Opportunity NetworkPosted On: 3/12/2019
The AJC Customer Flow Scenarios have been highly successful as a resource for American Job Center (AJC) customers and as a staff training tool. To expand their usefulness to a broader customer base there is now a Spanish translation for each scenario. Like the original scenarios, these are best utilized as a discussion guide when assisting a customer to identify and achieve their goals.
ION - Innovation and Opportunity NetworkPosted On: 11/8/2018
On November 2, 1018, ETA issued Change 1 to TEGL No. 16-17. This guidance provides states with revised allotment levels for WIOA Adult and DW FY 2019 funds, which became available to states in October 2018. Change 1 to TEGL 16-17 restores the set-aside for evaluations to the funding available to states in October 2018.
ION - Innovation and Opportunity NetworkPosted On: 9/18/2018
The Departments of Labor, Education, Agriculture, and Health and Human Services have prepared a set of webcasts to assist States in the development and the submission of the two-year modification to the State Combined and Unified WIOA Plans. A detailed description of these podcasts are available here: Requirements and Considerations for WIOA Unified and Combined State Plans: Modifications and Beyond
ION - Innovation and Opportunity NetworkPosted On: 10/24/2017
Last spring, in March of 2017, the Innovation and Opportunity Network (ION) hosted a WIOA Wednesday on universal design and taking a customer-centered approach in the American Job Center. Although you can always access the event’s recording, the WorkforceGPS Team understands you might not have an hour to dedicate to watching it. That’s why we have created an abridged version that’s less than three minutes long, as well as an executive summary of the full event.
ION - Innovation and Opportunity NetworkPosted 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.
ION - Innovation and Opportunity NetworkPosted 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.
ION - Innovation and Opportunity NetworkPosted On: 8/2/2016
The Peer to Peer/TAT Project (P2P/TAT) is designed to showcase excellent Massachusetts Workforce Development programs, projects and best practices via a national website where other states can review and request training and technical assistance directly from the Massachusetts Workforce Development system and its partners.