WIOA Resources


Texas Workforce Commission Adult Education and Literacy
US Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education
US Department of Labor, Education and Training Administration
NAEPDC – National Adult Education Professional Development Consortium
Shared by National LINCS
Other Entities
Resources compiled by TCALL
AEL Letter


Resources from Texas Workforce Commission Adult Education and Literacy:

October 2016 WIOA Regional Forums

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides numerous collaborative opportunities for the Texas Workforce System to help job seekers secure employment, education, training and support services that align with market-driven forces. To facilitate these collaborations, the Texas Workforce Commission hosted four WIOA Regional Forums in October 2016 to highlight some of the key elements of WIOA, and the new accountability and performance measurement system.  Presentations included:

TWC AEL Webinars

April 6, 2017: Texas AEL Content Standards, Part 2

Recording | Transcript | Presentation Slides

March 8, 2017: Texas AEL Content Standards, Part 1

Recording | Transcript | Presentation Slides

March 6, 2017: TEAMS 2.11 Webinar

Recording | Transcript | Presentation Slides

February 10, 2017 WIOA Webinar - Infrastructure Cost

Recording | Transcript | Presentation Slides

October 11, 2016 WIOA Webinar - Integrated EL Civics - Defining Student Success in WIOA

Recording | Transcript | Presentation Slides | Handout 1 | Handout 2

July 22, 2016 WIOA Webinar - Performance Regulations and New NRS Tables - presented by Carrie Tupa

Recording | Transcript | Presentation Slides

June 30, 2016 WIOA Webinar - Major Changes in TEAMS (Release 2.8) - presented by Carrie Tupa

Recording | Transcript | Presentation Slides

June 27, 2016 WIOA Webinar - Adult Education and Literacy Measurable Skills Gains Targets for PY '16-'17- presented by Carrie Tupa

Recording | Transcript | Presentation Slides

June 20, 2016 WIOA Webinar - Major Changes in TEAMS - presented by Carrie Tupa

Recording

March 24, 2016 WIOA Webinar - Implementing the Participant Individual Record Layout (PIRL) in Adult Education: A Quality Model for Student Success

Recording | Transcript | Presentation Slides

February 19, 2016 WIOA Webinar - Capacity Building Projects - presented by Anson Green, TWC Adult Education and Literacy

Recording | Transcript | Presentation Slides

December 10, 2015 WIOA Update Webinar - Defining Student Success in WIOA: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Update – presented by Anson Green, TWC Adult Education and Literacy. (NOTE: Slides read November 16, but the Webinar actually aired on December 10.)

Recording | Transcript | Presentation Slides

Resources from US Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education:

OCTAE’s WIOA page - WIOA information compiled by U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education

Resources from US Department of Labor, Education and Training Administration:

ETA WIOA Resource Page – provided by U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration (ETA)

Innovation and Opportunity (ION) webpage – ETA has developed numerous technical assistance (TA) resources to assist state and local workforce staff and their partners as they implement the new law.

Workforce3One Pre-Recorded WIOA Webcast Series - View brief, narrated presentations by Employment and Training Administration staff highlighting key provisions in the new law.

Resources from NAEPDC – National Adult Education Professional Development Consortium:

WIOA State Resources

WIOA Legislation and Funding

Resources Shared by National LINCS:

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA): An Overview of Adult Education and Literacy Webinar. This webinar, features on August 28, 2014 provided a broad overview of the legislation, key dates for implementation, and useful information on resources and materials for adult education and literacy partners and stakeholders. The event also featured a panel of representatives from the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Labor. See the Presentation slides [PDF] and Archived webinar.

Resources from Other Entities

Advancing WIOA for Individuals Facing Barriers to Employment - This March 3, 2016 Webinar by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Peer Technical Assistance Network featured advocacy organizations, philanthropic institutions, and community-based service providers who are working to ensure that WIOA state and local planning takes into account the needs of the workforce and the interests of individuals facing barriers to employment. Webinar recording is archived at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/318214431262560260 and the slides without audio are at http://bit.ly/WIOAWebinarRec.

Side-by Side Comparison of WIA and WIOA - National Skills Coalition prepared this Side-by-Side Comparison of Occupational Training and Adult Education & Family Literacy Provisions in the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) and the new Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA).

WIOA Resource Page from Center for Law and Social Policy – CLASP page highlights promising state and local strategies and models that align WIOA's goals and help create pathways to postsecondary and economic success for youth and adults with low skills.

Immigrants and WIOA Services Fact Sheets – The Migration Policy Institute released facts sheet for the United States and the ten states (including Texas) with the largest foreign-born populations, with estimates of the ages, origins, educational attainment, English proficiency, unemployment and underemployment, parental status, poverty, health insurance coverage and immigration status and their relevance to WIOA. 

Resources Compiled by TCALL

See TCALL’s WIOA Information Page. 

AEL Letter 02-16: Implementing the Integrated Education and Training Service Approach

Implementing the Integrated Education and Training Service Approach