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WorkforceGPS Newsletter

November 2016 Newsletter

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Happy Post-Daylight Saving Time!

This month we not only say goodbye to the sun earlier in the day, but we also celebrate Native American Heritage Month, or as it is commonly referred to, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. It is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people. For technical assistance resources specific to Indians and Native Americans, visit the Indian and Native American Community of Practice.


This Friday, November 11th, we will also commemorate Veterans' Day and honor American veterans—living or dead. For resources on veterans and the workforce system, including WIOA, you can review this fact sheet; visit the Veterans’ Priority Collection on WorkforceGPS; or sign up for the U.S. Department of Labor’s newsletter on the subject.


Next week, November 14th – 20th, we will also celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, which occurred last year for the first time following a proclamation by President Obama. You can learn more at the ApprenticeshipUSA Community of Practice or by visiting: https://www.dol.gov/apprenticeship/NAW/.


In addition to these important commemorative events, the WorkforceGPS Team is proud to announce a new resource within the Innovation and Opportunity Network (ION): the WIOA Implementation Training page. This page allows you to quickly find all of the latest WIOA Implementation Training Resources in 11 focus areas. Be sure to keep an eye on ION, because there are additions coming to the site soon.


With gratitude, the WorkforceGPS team also wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving!




November 10, 2016

Integrating & Implementing Career Pathways & Apprenticeship within a Sector Strategy



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November 15, 2016

WIOA Wednesday: Highlights of WIOA Administrative Provisions

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November 16, 2016

Utilizing Free Online Educational Resources on the SkillsCommons.org Repository: Part II – Makeover

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November 21, 2016

WIOA and Unemployment Insurance (UI) Confidentiality: What States Should Know

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November 30, 2016

WIOA Wednesday: Career Pathways - The WIOA Way of Doing Business



November 02, 2016

Utilizing Free Online Educational Resources on the SkillsCommons.org Repository: Part I–Introduction

November 02, 2016

WIOA Wednesday: Performance Accountability, Part 2

October 25, 2016

WIOA Wednesday: Local Workforce Development Boards Under WIOA: What You Need to Know

October 19, 2016

Introduction to the Office of Economic Opportunity: Microloan Program

October 18, 2016

WIOA Wednesday: Data Matching for WIOA Reporting/ the Family Educational Right to Privacy Act

October 13, 2016

WIOA Wednesday: Performance Accountability, Part 1

October 05, 2016

WIOA Wednesday: Competitions for Adult Education Service Providers: Local Board/State Roles


Thank You!


The WorkforceGPS Team
Helping You Navigate to Success Today

U.S. Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration