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.


Aug 26, 2015 | Report/Brief |

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 |

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.

Aug 26, 2015 | Report/Brief |

State plans should include robust quality standards for the range of programs on the ETPL, including career pathway programs.

Aug 21, 2015 | Report/Brief | CLASP

CLASP encourages states to include in their plans a discussion of the specific linkage between state targeting policies for participants with barriers to economic success and the proposed goals for each of the common measures.

Aug 17, 2015 | Report/Brief |

CLASP recommends that WIOA State Plans address the complications of matching many adult education providers to one local workforce board area.

Aug 17, 2015 | Report/Brief | CLASP

CLASP recommends that WIOA state plans include a description of how the governor will ensure priority of service for Title I Adult Career and Training services.

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