TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT
NOTICE

NO.

14-04

DATE:

January 11, 2005


TO : ALL STATE WORKFORCE LIAISONS
ALL STATE WORKFORCE AGENCIES
 
FROM : GAY M. GILBERT
Administrator
Office of Workforce Investment
 
SUBJECT : Notice of the 2005 Monitor Advocate Training

  1. Purpose. To inform State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) of the 2005 Monitor Advocate Training being held in Garden Grove, California, March 14-17, 2005.


  2. Reference. 20 CFR 653.108(e)


  3. Background. The 2005 Monitor Advocate Training will be held in conjunction with the MAFO National Farmworker Conference. Both events will provide participants with substantive knowledge and the opportunity to network with colleagues that will strengthen partnerships and promote the integration of service delivery to Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers (MSFWs) within the workforce investment system.


  4. Monitor Advocate Training. Sessions will include the following: Regional Administrators' Roundtable, Integration of Service Delivery for MSFWs in the One-Stop Career Center System, Improving Recruitment for Agricultural Employers, Migrant Stream Workshops, Practical Tools for Serving Limited English Proficient Customers, Performance & Reporting, Conducting MSFW Technical Assistance Visits, and Farmworker Protective Laws.


  5. Participants. All State Monitor Advocates should attend. Other workforce development system staff interested in improving service delivery to MSFWs are also invited and encouraged to attend.


  6. Accomodations. The training will be held at the Hyatt Regency Orange County, 11999 Harbor Boulevard, Garden Grove, California. The cost of the training and the conference will be $225. Additional information and a detailed agenda will be e-mailed to all Monitor Advocates as soon as it becomes available. Additional information will also be available shortly on the MAFO website: www.mafofarmworker.com.


  7. Inquiries. Inquiries should be directed to Erik Lang, National Monitor Advocate, (202) 693-2916 or via e-mail at lang.erik@dol.gov

EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATION
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Washington, DC 20210