ETA held a National Convening of workforce leadership for implementing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).  

The WIOA National Convening took place on January 26-28, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

States were invited to form teams with leaders representing service provider partners, state agencies, and key stakeholders implementing WIOA to attend the event.

The teams of state partners connected with other national, state and local leaders, and agency representatives, and shared ideas about transforming America’s workforce system.

                TEAM in blue letters with silver figures pushing each letter

Agenda Topics

Session highlights include:

   »» Implementing the Vision of WIOA

   »» Insights from Workforce & Federal Leaders

   »» Strategic Planning for State Teams

   »» Peer-to-Peer WIOA Discussions

   »» Leadership Workshops on Innovation

   »» Facilitated Peer Networking

Event Sponsors

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration hosted the WIOA National Convening in partnership with the:
   » U.S. Department of Education

   » U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

   » National Association of Counties

   » National Association of State Workforce Agencies

   » National Association of Workforce Boards

   » National Conference of State Legislatures

   » National Governors Association

   » National League of Cities

   » The United States Conference of Mayors

Break-Out Session Materials

The materials provided on this page are from the break-out sessions at the convening event. 

Please see our announcement page for further general and plenary session materials, as well as an attendee list and agenda.