Education & Training
Workforce Development Directory: 40 plus workforce programs across Washington
Opportunity Internship Program
Opportunity Partnership Grants
Dropout Prevention and Retrieval
Carl Perkins Act and Plan -- State planning and reporting on Career and Technical Education (Vocational Education)
Lifelong Learning Account (LILA) - Pilot program aimed at helping employees save for further education.
Washington Award for Vocational Excellence (WAVE)
Best Practices Awards - Awards recognize innovation in workforce development
Planning and Reports
TAP: Washington's Strategic Workforce Plan--Talent and Prosperity for All
Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)- Employment & training programs 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 Washington employers on workforce issues.
Mid-Level Skill Gap -Analyzes mid-level occupational supply and demand for purposes of identifying High Employer Demand Fields.
Youth Unemployment Report
Legislative report defines the problem, offers solutions.
Workforce Investment Act - Federal act provides range of workforce development activities through June 2015.
Measuring Workforce Development Success (IPI)
Strategic Industry Cluster Policy - A comprehensive look at key industries that drive the economy and state's workforce demand.
High Skills, High Wages -- Washington's previous workforce development plan
Aerospace Training Report and Skill Gap Analysis
NGA Work-Based Learning Policy Academy - Boost work-based learning for WA youth, particularly STEM
Make It in Washington Federal grant to advance education & skills of rural manufacturing employees
Health Workforce Council - Address current and projected healthcare worker shortages
Youth Works Initiative - Helping Washington's low-income youth connect to education, careers
U.S.D.A. Rural Enterprise Development Grant
Surveys the ag industry to find and address skill gaps
CTE Showcase of Skills Homeless House Project
A competition that brings together CTE students to build homeless shelters
Evergreen Jobs Leadership Team
American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Page, including green jobs & health career ladder.
High Skills, High Wages Strategic Fund - Launching the next generation of skill panels
Industry Skill Panels - Public/private partnerships of business, labor and education
Workplace-Based Learning - Finding innovative ways to bring education to the workplace
Retooling Washington's Workforce
Statewide collaborative in partnership with local teams focusing on getting unemployed back to work.
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.