Education & Training
Workforce Development Directory: 40 plus workforce programs across Washington
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.
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.
Youth Unemployment Report
Legislative report defines the problem, offers solutions.
Aerospace Training Report and Skill Gap Analysis
Regional Workforce Plans
Each of the state's 12 regional workforce areas create four-year workforce plans.
NGA Work-Based Learning Policy Academy - Boost work-based learning for WA youth, particularly STEM
CTE Showcase of Skills Homeless House 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
Workforce Board Decision Packages 2017-19
Submitted to the Office of Financial Management
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.
Veterans Programs - We approve programs eligible for GI Bill education benefits.