Adult and Community Learning Services

MassWorkforce WIOA Adult and Community Learning Services

ADULT EDUCATION - REFERENCE GUIDE TO THE LOCAL PLAN

This reference guide has been developed to support Adult Education bidders in responding to questions in the RFP that are relevant to local plan alignment.  Information in all sections of the local plan may be used to support responses to other questions in the RFP as appropriate.

Narrative for CALC and AECI Applicants
Local Plan Sections

ACCESS AND EQUITY

MA Indicator of Program Quality 2 and WIOA Consideration 2 and 13

Describe how the adult education program will respond to the educational needs identified in the local plan package and will serve individuals most in need of adult education services (ABE and/or ESOL) , including individuals with disabilities.

Section I

Section II

Section III

CAREER PATHWAYS COLLABORATION

MA Indicator of Program Quality 3 and WIOA Consideration 4 and 11

Describe the role of the adult education (AE) program in career pathways development, carried out in collaboration with local area partners, to create a seamless system of adult education and workforce preparation and training services in each local area. Complete and upload Appendix C, Partnership Overview.

Section I

Section II

Section III

Narrative for IET/IELCE Applicants
Local Plan Sections       

CAREER PATHWAYS COLLABORATION FOR IET/IELCE

MA Indicator of Program Quality 3 and WIOA Consideration 8

Describe how the agency has and will collaborate and coordinate with local area partners and employers in planning and supporting student success along the career pathway identified in the IET/IELCE Overview.

Section I

Section II

Section III


Key to Local Plan Package Sections:

Section I

Regional Data Packages/LMI Data and Survey of Adult Education Needs by Local Area

Bidders can use the data to understand the education needs of the region and employer needs for a skilled workforce.

Section II

Workforce Boards Strategic Plans

Bidders can use the Local Strategic Plans to find information on the local Board’s strategic vison for meeting the needs of the workforce area’s priority populations.

Section III

Local Area Umbrella Memorandum of Understanding

Bidders can use the information in the local MOUs to find information on the approach to adult education program services in the local area as well as integrated service delivery strategies for education and workforce services that support career pathways.

Section IV

Performance and Participant Summaries

Bidders can use the local area participant summaries and performance goals to find information on ESOL/ABE participants served by the local workforce areas.

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