U.S. Department of Education (ED), Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE), 2015
The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education’s WIOA resource page provides information to assist stakeholders in better understanding key provisions and changes to Title II (the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act) of WIOA.
On Wednesday, March 25, 2015, OCTAE released brand new WIOA fact sheets on:
The resources provide general overviews, terms and definitions, allowable uses of funds, priority of service guidance, performance reporting requirements, related resources, and more.
Be sure to bookmark www.ed.gov/AEFLA for more WIOA-related information.
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration (ETA), 2015
The WIOA Collection website powered by DOL-ETA’s Workforce3One provides information and resources for states, local areas, grantees, and other stakeholders to assist with implementation of WIOA, including:
- WIOA 101 – webinars offering an introduction to key provisions in Titles I and III
- WIOA Vision – DOL’s vision for a revitalized transformed workforce system
- Resources – tools on issues such as “Leadership and Partnerships” and “Statewide Strategies”
- Partners’ WIOA Sites – links to federal partner agencies and national workforce associations
- WIOA Action Planner – a self-paced assessment tool designed to help leaders at all levels plan and prepare for WIOA implementation.
The recently launched action planner currently features sections on Partnerships and State Leadership & Governance, an action plan template, and a user’s guide. Sections on one-stop center service design, youth services, and local leadership/governance are coming soon.
Creating Career Pathways in Colorado: A Step-by-Step Guide
Collaborative Economics and the Woolsey Group, LLC, 2014
Prepared for the 2014 Colorado Sector Strategies Summit, “Growing the Talent Pipeline,” this comprehensive guide explains the relationship between career pathways and sector strategies and offers step-by-step instructions and tools for building sector partnerships in your region using career pathways. The strategies and processes provided are relevant to stakeholders in all states.
Building TANF and WIOA Partnerships to Improve TANF Recipient Employment Outcomes: Lessons Learned from TANF/WIA Coordination
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of Family Assistance (OFA), 2015
In this archived webinar, hosted by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families’ Office of Family Assistance, a panel of experts and officials from states and local areas share their experiences with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)/Workforce Investment Act (WIA) collaboration. WIOA establishes TANF as a required one-stop partner and provides states with an option to submit a combined state plan that includes TANF. An audio recording, transcript, and presentation slides are available.