(2017, October) | Useful to Parent Centers and special education administrators in keeping up to date with guidance from the U.S. Department of Education. As of October 2, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education has withdrawn 72 guidance documents as part of the Trump administration’s efforts to do away with “unnecessary regulatory burdens.” The rescinding […]
The bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), (Pub. L. 113-128), signed by President Obama on July 22, 2014, represents the most significant reform to our public workforce development system in nearly 20 years. Find out more about WIOA in these two publications, which contain information on a set of final regulations implementing WIOA that encourage customer-centered, job-driven strategies, such as career pathways, business engagement systems, sector strategies, and work-based learning; and emphasize a commitment to high-quality services for all populations, including individuals with barriers. to employment.
(Published 2015) | Useful to Parent Centers when working with youth and families who are exploring internships and employment Public and private employers of all sizes can reference this guide to learn about the benefits associated with facilitating inclusive internship programs as well as the components to consider when designing, implementing, and evaluating these programs. The […]
(2015) In this resource page by the Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) you’ll find information related to the adult education and literacy programs under title II of WIOA. The resource page can be accessed at: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/pi/AdultEd/wioa-reauthorization.html More specifically, on this page you’ll find the following: Information about WIOA Announcements […]
WIOA is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy. President Barack Obama signed WIOA into law on July 22, 2014 and it replaces the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 and […]