Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
WIOA is landmark legislation that is designed to strengthen and improve our nation’s public workforce system and help get Americans, including youth and those with significant barriers to employment, into high-quality jobs and careers and help employers hire and retain skilled workers. Source: U.S. Department of Labor
Promoting Title II Adult Basic Education
2020-2024 PA WIOA Combined State Plan
Pennsylvania Workforce Development Areas Industry Sectors
WIOA Support Websites
WorkforceGPS is your online technical assistance website created to help build the capacity of America’s public workforce investment system. Sponsored by the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor, WorkforceGPS was developed specifically for workforce professionals, educators, and business leaders. Here you will find curated communities of interest, useful webinars and other training resources, promising workforce development practices, and relevant evidence-based research – giving you the tools you need to help you create innovative approaches to improve the employment prospects of job seekers. We invite you to come and engage with your peers by joining WorkforceGPS today.
- PA CareerLink®
PA CareerLink® is part of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry’s initiative to transform the landscape of how job-seekers find family sustaining jobs and how employers find the skilled candidates that they need. Through this initiative, a user-friendly, premiere job-matching system has been created to help bridge the gap that currently exists between job-seekers and employers.
- National Skills Coalition
This website provides resources and information related to high-quality skills training and is focused on supporting the urgent need for an inclusive, skilled workforce.
- Career Pathway Exchange
This is a free information service that consolidates and distributes career pathways-related resources, events, and information from Federal and State agencies and partner organizations. The Exchange streamlines information from multiple outlets to facilitate a deeper national dialogue on career pathways systems development and implementation.
- CLASP Publication
This summary of key provisions focuses on opportunities to improve services in Title I and Title II WIOA core programs.
- Workforce Staff Training
This portal is a pilot project established to provide on-demand training for workforce development staff in Pennsylvania. The short online modules were developed by Pennsylvania workforce development system staff. The trainings include best practices shared by these experienced staff.