WIOA Opportunities for Action

WIOA Opportunities for Action

CLASP's Opportunities for Action is a series of short memos with recommendations for state and local areas to fully realize the options in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) to help low-income and lower-skilled youth and adults achieve economic success.

Sep 21, 2016 | Fact Sheet | Anna Cielinski

This memo discusses performance policies in WIOA that can encourage services for those most in need.

Aug 29, 2016 | Fact Sheet | Judy Mortrude

CLASP has released a new memo in our WIOA Game Plan "Opportunities for Action" series. The memo highlights several career pathway models that utilize Integrated Education and Training (IET) programs for participants at every skill level.

Aug 23, 2016 | Fact Sheet | Anna Cielinski

This is a reference guide on the WIOA adult program’s priority of service, providing recommendations as well as text and citations from the statute, final rules, guidance, planning requirements, and data collection in one place for easy reference.

Oct 2, 2015 | Report/Brief | Kisha Bird

The explicit inclusion of transitional jobs in WIOA will allow more local areas to add this model to their portfolio of services.

Oct 1, 2015 | Report/Brief | CLASP

Through WIOA, states and local areas can leverage workforce training funds to improve the quality of front-line jobs.

Sep 28, 2015 | Report/Brief | Kisha Bird

These strategic planning entities are critical to directly link youth stakeholders and experts to decision making about funding and resource allocation, service implementation, performance measures, and reporting.

Aug 26, 2015 | Report/Brief | Judy Mortrude

States should determine whether partners have built career pathway programs that meet the definition in WIOA and offer infrastructure and guidance on defining and tracking participants who are on a "state-recognized" career pathway.

Aug 26, 2015 | Report/Brief | Judy Mortrude

The local plan will outline the strategic and operational functions local boards undertake with WIOA and required one-stop partners in the development and implementation of a career pathway program or programs that serve local employers and residents.