Department of Labor Employment and Training Guidance on the WIOA Title I Youth Program    
    TEGL No. 21-16: Third Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I Youth Formula Program Guidance
    TEGL No. 8-15: Second Title I WIOA Youth Program Transition Guidance
    TEGL No. 23-14: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program Transition

WIOA Youth Workgroup Meeting

Date:           Friday, July 28, 2017
Time:           10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location:     Partnership for a Skilled Workforce  
                   420 Lakeside Avenue, Suit 301
                   Marlborough, MA 01752

Call - In # 877-937-6179
Participant Code # 7195530
 

Contact:   Sacha Stadhard
                  Sacha.Stadhard@MassMail.State.MA.US

WIOA Youth Program Training
      WIOA Youth Program Training  pptx format of WIOA Youth Program Training

WIOA Youth Technical Assistance Sessions
     WIOA Youth Technical Assistance Sessions – Q&A  pdf format of WIOA Youth Technical Assistance Sessions – Q&A

WIOA Youth Program Training – Final Rules
     WIOA Youth Program Training – Final Rules  pptx format of WIOA Youth Program Training – Final Rules

FY2016 Local Workforce Areas Youth Service Providers List
    
Berkshire Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List  pdf format of Berkshire Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List
     Boston Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List  pdf format of Boston Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List
     Bristol Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List  pdf format of Bristol Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List
     Brockton Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List  pdf format of Brockton Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List
     Cape Cod Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List  pdf format of Cape Cod Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List
     Central MA Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List  pdf format of Central MA Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List
     Franklin Hampshire County Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List  pdf format of Franklin Hampshire County Workforce Area FY2016 Service
     Greater Lowell Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List  pdf format of Greater Lowell Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider L
     Greater New Bedford Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List  pdf format of Greater New Bedford Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provi
     Hampden County Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List  pdf format of Hampden County Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider L
     Merrimack Valley Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List  pdf format of Merrimack Valley Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider
     Metro North Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List  pdf format of Metro North Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List
     Metro South West Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List  pdf format of Metro South West Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider
     North Central Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List  pdf format of North Central Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider Li
     North Shore Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List  pdf format of North Shore Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List
     South Shore Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List  pdf format of South Shore Workforce Area FY2016 Service Provider List

WIOA Youth Program
        
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program  pdf format of WIOA Youth Program

Poverty Threshold Census Tract Database
Use the Poverty Threshold Census Tract Database below to identify if a youth lives in a high poverty area.
        Poverty Threshold Census Tract Database xlsx format of Poverty Threshold Census Tract Database

WIOA Youth Career Pathway Model
         WIOA Youth Career Pathway Model  jpg format of WIOA Youth Career Pathway Model

MA Career Pathway Blueprint
         MA Career Pathway Blueprint  pdf format of MA Career Pathway Blueprint

WIOA Youth Workgroup Presentation to the WIOA Steering Committee
         WIOA Youth Workgroup Presentation to the WIOA Steering Committee  pptx format of WIOA Youth Workgroup Presentation to Steering Committee

Key Items for Increasing Services to Youth with Disabilities
         Key Items for Increasing Services to Youth with Disabilities  pdf format of Increasing Services to Youth with Disabilities

Youth Survey
A WIOA Youth Survey was conducted to learn more about how the new WIOA Youth Provisions will affect youth programming. The survey was sent to LWIB Directors, OSCC Directors and Youth Practitioners in all 16 local workforce investment areas.
         WIOA Youth Survey Results  pdf format of WIOA Youth Survey Results

Transitioning from WIA to WIOA
         WIOA Youth Program Transition  pdf format of WIOA Youth Program Transition
file size 1MB

Resources for WIOA Youth Program Implementation

       Brockton Workforce Area Investment Board / Youthworks Entrepreneurship Program                    
                        
Guide to Developing a Business Plan  pdf format of Guide to Developing a Business Plan
                         Entrepreneurship Pathways Center Workshop  ppt format of Entrepreneurship Pathways Center Workshop
file size 3MB

        Selective Service - Who Must Register  pdf format of Selective Service - Who Must Register

         NRS Test Benchmarks for Educational Functioning Levels  pdf format of NRS Test Benchmarks for Educational Functioning Levels

        Youth Connections Community of Practice The Youth Connections Community of Practice (CoP) is an online learning destination for public workforce system staff and partners who serve youth. This site provides a central community for youth workforce practitioners, stakeholder partners, and others to discuss and share promising practices, access technical assistance tools, and share your own knowledge and expertise with your peers across the nation. Additionally, by participating in the Youth Connections Community you will gain specific information on training opportunities for youth and youth workforce professionals; toolkits and other resources to help you do your job better; and you’ll easily stay on top of all announcements about upcoming youth related events.

        My Next Move - Simplifies career exploration through 3 search options, an online interest assessment, and easy-to-read occupation profiles that link to specific local training, credentials, and job openings information.

        mySkills myFuture -  Helps workers looking to change careers identify related occupations, current local job openings and outlook for those related occupations, as well as local training opportunities and required credentials.

        O*NET Online - Provides detailed occupational requirements and characteristics that job seekers can use to create skills-based resumes and that businesses can use to enhance hiring and retention efforts.

        CareerOneStop – Provides tools to help job seekers explore careers, research education and training opportunities, plan a job search, browse job sites, and much more.

         Franklin Hampshire PowerPoint Presentation on WIOA Youth Program  pptx format of Franklin Hampshire Presentation on WIOA Youth Program

For more information on the Youth Program please email WIOA@detma.org