Intro to the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)

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Course Description:
New to the workforce development field? Have a WIOA contract and are confused about what that means for you? This course focuses on raising awareness and understanding of the federal Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)—Title I Workforce Development Activities—and how it is administered in Cook County.

Topics covered include:

  • Basics of the federal legislation—goals and core programs
  • One Stop System mandated partners and services
  • Definitions and examples of types of customers and services provided through WIOA
  • State and local governance including allocation processes
  • How the local system is structured in Cook County
  • Information about performance measures
  • Changes from the Workforce Investment Act to WIOA

Audience:
This course is for all workforce development staff including supervisors, job developers, and case managers. Course material will be particularly geared towards frontline WIOA providers.

Course Duration:
Half day workshop–9:00am-12:30pm

Course Date:
TBD

Facilitator:
Liz Czarnecki, Chicago Jobs Council

Cost:
Members: $60*
Non-Members: $85
*To access this member price, you must log in to your CJC account when registering.

Location:
Chicago Jobs Council
29 East Madison, Suite 1700
Chicago, Ill 60602

Questions?
Please contact Cheryl Hester, Frontline Focus Administrator, with any questions: 312.252.0460 x108; cheryl@cjc.net.

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