Workforce Investment Act Operations Bulletin

Volume 1, Number 23

September 28, 2001

(For Internal Use Only)




During the week of September 24th, a decision was made to defer the announcement of State shares toward the rescission of formula funds included in the FY 2001 Supplemental Appropriation enacted in July. Questions are now being posed as to when the Administration plans to announce the amounts and we have been asked to draft a letter from the Secretary to the Appropriations Committee staff explaining the reasons for the delay and when an announcement is planned. Contact: Jack Rapport (202-693-2742;

TEGL and TEIN Approvals

Assistant Secretary Emily Strover DeRocco has approved the following TEGL's:

Next Policy Team Meeting will be Tuesday, October 16th at 3:00 p.m. (EST).

Contact: Maria Kniesler Flynn (202-693-3045;


Technical Assistance and Training

Region IV Youth Investment Summit, Creating A Comprehensive Youth Investment Strategy: A Community Centered Approach, Decmeber 11-13, 2001, Denver, CO, will provide community-based teams the opportunity to come together and create a youth investment strategic plan that can be implemented in their area. Contact: Sharon Shurr (214-767-0828; or Lee McNeil (303-844-1687;


Upcoming ETA Meetings



Tradeswomen Conference

ATELS will be presenting two workshops at the upcoming National Tradeswomen Conference October 12-13 in Denver. Sue Allison and Laura Ginsburg, of national ATELS, will lead a workshop on "How Tradeswomen can use the Public Workforce Development System to enhance their skills and careers." Sally Uber, ATELS Regional Director in Region 4, will present a session on "Women in the Trades: An Apprenticeship Perspective." For information on the conference visit their website at

Journey To Performance Excellence Conference Updates

**Call for presentations for the Journey To Performance Excellence Conference has been extended to October 22.

**Online registration is now available

** Remember to register early for Pre-Con Training sessions. Last year they filled up fairly quickly.

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Young Offender Programs

The deadline for the Young Offender Initiative Reentry Grant Program has been extended to October 9.

The deadline for the Young Offender Initiative: Demonstration Grant Program has been extended to October 23.