Workforce Investment Act Operations Bulletin
Volume 1, Number 27 October 26, 2001 (For Internal Use Only) Policy The next Policy Team meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 13, 3:OO pm EST. Technical Assistance and Training
Volume 1, Number 27
October 26, 2001
(For Internal Use Only)
The next Policy Team meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 13, 3:OO pm EST.
Technical Assistance and Training
On-line registration is now available for the Journey to Performance Excellence Conference 2002 at: http://www.journey2002.net or 202-693-2990
The OAS WIA Readiness Eligibility Workgroup meeting will be held in San Francisco, on November 14-16. A revised workplan of all WIA readiness activities for which OAS has responsibility is being prepared which will include activities, products and due dates.
Contact: Joan Burchell (202-693-3542; firstname.lastname@example.org)
Upcoming ETA Meetings
November 5-9 - One-Stop Financial Management Training, Denver, CO
Contacts for the Regional Financial Management Training Seminars: http://usworkforce.org/events/financialtraining.htm or Ed Donahue (202-693-3157; email@example.com)or Amy Knight (202-693-3027; firstname.lastname@example.org)
December 3-7 - One-Stop Financial Management Training, Atlanta, GA
December 3 - The WtW/TANF/WIA Roundtable on Ex-Offenders originally scheduled to be held in October, has been rescheduled for December 3, 2001 at the Capital Hilton Hotel
December 5-7 - 2nd Annual Region V Youth Development Conference, Chicago Marriott Downtown,
Contact: Heriberto Garcia (312-353-1322 or http://www.doleta.gov/regions/05/home/index.cfm
December 10-14 - One-Stop Financial Management Training, San Francisco, CA
December 11-13 - Region IV Youth Investment Summit, Creating A Comprehensive Youth Investment Strategy: A Community Centered Approach, Denver, CO
Contact: Sharon Shurr (214-767-0828;email@example.com) or Lee McNeil (303-844-1687; firstname.lastname@example.org)
The third annual national PEPNet Institute has been rescheduled for December 13-14, 2001
January 13-16 - Journey To Performance Excellence - Orlando, FL
January 14 -18 - One-Stop Financial Management Training, Seattle, WA (Tentative)
ETA issued a grant entitled "Workforce Excellence Network" to the State of West Virginia on October 25, 2001 for the continuation of technical assistance and the engagement of partner organizations from the public and private sectors of the workforce system to promote continuous improvement and to identify performance excellence in the workforce system.
Contact the WEN Office: 202-693-2990
The Workplace Learning Conference, in which DOL participates as a sponsor, will be held on December 2-4 in Chicago. The conference highlights successful partnership models for workplace learning concepts, strategies and tools across 4 program tracks. The Partnership and Linkages track emphasizes ways to strengthen business, labor and education partnerships and enhance the linkages between One-Stop Career Centers, economic development, skill standards, adult basic education, technical training, and skill standards. Other tracks include Program Design and Evaluation, Resources and Technologies, and Trends Affecting the Workplace and Workers.
The modification to the Pennsylvania WIA Plan remains under review.
Contact: Leo Miller (215-861-5287; email@example.com) or Bonnie Coe (202-693-2918; firstname.lastname@example.org)
As of October 22, total Workforce Excellence Network membership continues to climb, and now stands at 432. Contact the WEN Office for membership information: 202-693-2990
The Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) will host the Career and Technical Education Leadership Conference at the Washington Monarch Hotel in Washington, DC, November 27-29. The overall goal of the conference is to bring together and align initiatives that promote program quality in career and technical education.
Contact: Jennifer Graban at 202-205-3305