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Workforce Board Activities

From programs that target teens at risk of dropping out of high school to industry skill panels that bring employers together to solve common workforce skill gaps, the Workforce Board advocates for a better educated, better prepared Washington workforce.

Education & Training

Workforce System Poster--See the system at a glance!


Workforce Development Directory: 40 plus workforce programs across Washington


Legislative Updates for 2017: Workforce bills we're tracking, presentations, one-pagers


 

Opportunity Partnership Grants


Carl Perkins Act and Plan -- State planning and reporting on Career and Technical Education (Vocational Education)


Workplace-Based Learning - Finding innovative ways to bring education to the workplace


Planning and Reports

TAP: Washington's Strategic Workforce Plan--Talent and Prosperity for All


 

TAP Accelerator: Upskill-Backfill-- $3 million project accelerates action on state workforce plan


 

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)- Employment & training for low-income youth, adults and dislocated workers.


Workforce Training Results/Net Impact Studies -- Performance results of state's key workforce programs.


 

Youth Employment Report Legislative report defines the problem, offers solutions.


Employer Survey - Biennial survey of WA employers on workforce issues.
Mid-Level Skill Gap -Analyzes mid-level occupation supply & demand to identify High Employer Demand Fields.

 

Aerospace Training Report and Skill Gap Analysis


 

Regional Workforce Plans
Each of the state's 12 regional workforce areas create four-year workforce plans.


 

Strategic Initiatives

TAP Accelerator: Upskill-Backfill-- $3 million project accelerates action on state workforce plan


 

NGA  Work-Based Learning Policy Academy - Boost work-based learning for WA youth, particularly STEM



CTE Showcase of Skills Homeless Shelter Project

A competition that brings together CTE students to build homeless shelters



Health Workforce Council - Address current and projected healthcare worker shortages



U.S.D.A. Rural Enterprise Development Grant

Surveys the ag industry to find and address skill gaps



Make It in Washington Federal grant to advance education & skills of rural manufacturing employees


 

Youth Works Initiative - Helping Washington's low-income youth connect to education, careers


 

Consumer Protection

Private Career Schools - Ensure your school meets state requirements, including tuition reimbursement protection.

Career Bridge - Find the education that will produce the results you need to get the job you want.


 

Eligible Training Provider List--Career Bridge is Washington's home for the state's ETPL. Find out how to submit an education program for evaluation and inclusion.


Veterans Programs - We approve programs eligible for GI Bill education benefits.

 

Link: visit Washington Career Bridge website

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