New Tennessee Adult Education Service Providers Announced
Friday, April 29, 2016 | 2:28pm
State Restructures Adult Education Program to Better Serve Students
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) announced eight new service providers who will coordinate adult education programs in each of the state’s 95 counties today.
Currently, Tennessee has 40 adult education service delivery areas, each with a separate entity overseeing the program in its respective part of the state. On July 1, 2016 TDLWD will restructure those service delivery areas …
February 3, 2016
WORKFORCE INNOVATION & OPPORTUNITY ACT (WIOA)
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
West Tennessee Workforce Development Board and Southwest Human Resource Agency, Administrative Entity for LWDA -11, are soliciting proposals from qualified organizations for the operation of federally funded Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I Youth employment and training programs for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017, in the following 8 counties: Chester, Decatur, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Madison and McNairy.
The West Tennessee …
Local Workforce Investment Area 11 (LWIA 11) partnered with the two other workforce boards in West Tennessee – LWIA 12 and LWIA 13 – to conduct this economic analysis of the 21 counties that comprise West Tennessee. This report outlines the economy of this 21-county region with geographic breakouts of specific metropolitan areas within the region, and comparisons with the two other Grand Divisions of Tennessee.
To view the entire study, click Economic Analysis of West Tennessee Results. …
Dads Graduate Fatherhood Pilot Program in McNairy Co Jail, Selmer, Tenn [Video]
You can read the original post Dads Graduate from Pilot Program in McNairy Co Jail. Coverage and excerpts from the original story follows in this post.
It's Wednesday morning, and the McNairy County Jail is holding its first graduation for its fatherhood pilot program. "The sheriff said that I don't have to come back and that really stuck with me," inmate and InsideOut Dad® graduate Joseph Lands, says. Shambo reports, Lands has been working toward this day since September.
"The sheriff said that I don't haveto …
Announcing release of the WIOA Notices of Proposed Rulemaking on Federal Register Public Inspection
The Federal Register posted five Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRMs) implementing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) on its Web site for public inspection, https://www.federalregister.gov/public-inspection, which offers a preview of documents scheduled to publish soon in the Federal Register. These five NPRMs are scheduled to publish on April 16, 2015.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; Joint Rule for Unified and Combined State Plans, Performance Accountability, …
Southwest Human Resource Agency/Local Workforce Investment Area-11 wish to solicit proposals from qualified agencies to conduct an Economic Study for West Tennessee.
Proposals must be received by 4:00 p.m., February 5, 2015.
For details please go to:
www.westtennesseecareers.org/links or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here for the Economic Study for West Tennessee RFP in .pdf format
Click here for the Economic Study for West Tennessee RFP in word format …
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a federally funded training and job program that creates a new approach providing workforce investment activities through statewide and local systems. Authorized workforce investment activities provided at the local level benefit job seekers, dislocated workers, youth, foster care participants, incumbent workers, new entrants to the workforce, veterans, persons with disabilities, and employers. These activities promote an increase in employment, job retention, earnings, and occupational skill attainment by participants. This improves the quality of the workforce, reduces welfare dependency, and enhances the productivity and competitiveness of the nation.