This session is the fifth webinar in the Enough is Known for Action series for the youth community, hosted by the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) Division of Youth Services and Regional Offices, to inspire strategic planning and action now in anticipation of the July 1, 2015 implementation date of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The full series is available here. In partnership with the National Governors Association, the National Association of Workforce Boards, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, the National Association of State Workforce Agencies, MDRC, and the Department of Education, we are hosting an encore webinar on Serving Out of School Youth. In fact, we are going to have a candid conversation with workforce leaders who have been serving ISY predominantly and are now moving to serving OSY predominantly. We are also going to feature state and local areas that are already serving OSY predominantly to understand how they got where they are today. We also want to check in with you and see how the shift is going in your state and local area. Finally, we will share the latest research on serving both ISY and OSY so you are not starting from scratch! Through your participation on the webinar you will: Get the latest scoop on what we know works for serving ISY and OSY now; Listen in on an interview with state and local workforce leaders about how they’re adjusting to make the shift; Hear from you to understand your progress on making the shift and what additional resources might support you and position you for success in the future.
You are cordially invited to join a webinar co-sponsored by the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) and the U.S. Department of Labor. This webinar, which has been designed specifically for FYSB grantees, will discuss the importance of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) implementation strategies, timelines, coordination efforts and suggested next steps. If you are having any issues with registering for this event, please click the following link to visit our Member Support page: CLICK HERE
U.S. Department of Urban Development (HUD) and U.S Department of Labor (DOL) jointly host this webinar promoting the exciting partnership for our joint system. We will highlight current partnerships such as connecting contractors working on HUD-funded projects to DOL Registered Apprenticeship programs; registered apprenticeship opportunities for Section 3 residents & YouthBuild graduates; and resources such as JobPlus Toolkit.
Employer engagement is an important component for ensuring disconnected youth have valuable work experience opportunities, as underscored in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and the Vice President's Job-driven Training Report. This webinar will give an overview of the new Grads of Life campaign and provide tools the workforce system can use to successfully engage employers to provide more opportunities for youth, especially those that are out of school and out of work. If you are having any issues with registering for this event, please click the following link to visit our Member Support page: CLICK HERE
Performance Partnership Pilots (P3) for Disconnected Youth offer a unique opportunity to test innovative, cost-effective, and outcome-focused strategies for improving results for disconnected youth. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 provides authority to the Departments of Education, Labor, and Health and Human Services, along with the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and related agencies to enter into up to ten Performance Partnership agreements with states, regions, localities, or tribal communities that give them additional flexibility in using discretionary funds across multiple Federal programs. In response to participant questions from the first P3 Bidders Conference webinar held on December 1, 2014, we are holding a follow-up webinar on the role of evaluation in P3, including opportunities for competitive preference , the national P3 evaluation, and clarifying the requirements related to evaluation. This webinar will address questions such as: What are the requirements for all pilots related to evaluation?What evaluation activities are optional but will make my proposal more competitive?How do the competitive preferences relate to evaluation work?If I want to propose an evaluation, what standards should my evaluation design meet? What's the difference between the national P3 evaluation and a site-specific P3 evaluation?What issues should I consider when planning evaluation activities? What resources are available to help with the evaluation components of the application? If you are having any issues with registering for this event, please click the following link to visit our Member Support page: CLICK HERE
Performance Partnership Pilots for Disconnected Youth offer a unique opportunity to test innovative, cost-effective, and outcome-focused strategies for improving results for disconnected youth. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 provides authority to the Departments of Education, Labor, and Health and Human Services along with the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and related agencies to enter into up to ten Performance Partnership agreements with states, regions, localities, or tribal communities that give them additional flexibility in using discretionary funds across multiple Federal programs. Please join us to hear representatives from Federal agencies walk present the details of the Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) on P3, including application requirements and selection criteria, for potential applicants. If you are having any issues with registering for this event, please click the following link to visit our Member Support page: CLICK HERE
Congratulations on receiving your YouthBuild grant award. The first step to a successful grant is to understand your award package. This webinar will review the different sections of your grant award including reviewing changes that have been made from previous grant cycles. In addition, we will clarify roles and responsibilities of Department of Labor national and regional staff, as well as YouthBuild USA staff, with whom you will work during the life of your grant.
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) of the U.S. Department of Labor (Department or DOL) invites state and local workforce leaders and practitioners, workforce system partners, customers, and other stakeholders to provide input on the implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (Pub.L. 113–128). ETA will gather input through this webinar via a “chat feature” in order to most efficiently gather thoughts and ideas from webinar participants. The topic for September 5, 2014 is Services to Disconnected Youth. More information about the Act and specific discussion questions for this topic can be found at http://www.doleta.gov/WIOA. Should you encounter any issues with registering, please click the following link to visit our support page: https://www.workforce3one.org/view/1001132142513971405/info
The CTE Launchboard, a statewide data system supported by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and hosted by Cal-PASS Plus, provides data to California community colleges and their feeder K-12 school districts on the effectiveness of CTE (career and technical education) programs.
Get the Math combines video and web interactivity to help middle and high school students develop algebraic thinking skills for solving real-world problems.
The Chicago City of Summer of Learning and Earning initiative provides youth ages 4 to 24 with access to activities and learning opportunities, incorporating digital badges and internships.
This webinar will explore work and learning activities that support career pathways development and academic achievement. How can your program ensure that students are better prepared to persist in and complete post-secondary education and training to sustain careers that ensure a livable wage in an in demand field? We will discuss suggestions for how these activities can be effectively infused and sequenced into program cycles for efficiently reaching students’ goals. We will also discuss the indicators which inform both your program design and career and post-secondary success. Please watch the pre-recorded webcast before the live webinar. This short video contains much of the webinar content.
The Division of Youth Services presents the “Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Flash Training Series.” These “Flash Trainings” are brief (5 minutes or less) lessons focused on specific WIA Youth program topics. They are designed to provide information and direct those working with youth to tools and resources to help them best serve program participants. Current Flash Training topics include: Effective Front-Line Services- The Case Management Toolkit Financial Aid Toolkit Helping Out-of-School Youth Find Money for College: Dependency Helping Youth with Criminal Convictions Find Money for College Paid vs. Unpaid Internships WIA Youth Flash Training Supportive Services WIA Youth Flash Training WIA Youth Program WIA Youth Flash Training Youth Employment Rules WIA Youth Flash Training There will be more Flash Trainings coming soon! If you have any questions or suggestions on future topics, please contact us: email@example.com
During this webinar, you’ll learn some foundational concepts about Training and Employment Notices (TENs) and Training and Employment Guidance Letters (TEGLs) issued by the Employment and Training Administration, including the difference between the two. You’ll also hear why this type of guidance is important to your program success, and an introduction to the foundational TENs and TEGLs across program components. Resources for identifying TENs and TEGLs will also be shared, as well as an update on soon-to-be released guidance on Construction Plus and high school equivalency testing.
A College Board and Georgetown Law Center on Poverty, Inequality, and Public Policy report that examines the labor market environment confronting young people today and discuss the characteristics of career and technical education (CTE) programs that address those challenges.
At the U.S. Department of Labor, we realize that summer youth employment is a critical element of success for young people. Our Division of Youth Services supports the workforce system to promote meaningful summer employment that helps young people develop workforce and leadership skills to get and keep good jobs, connects them to long term economic opportunity, and provides them the chance to establish good savings behavior. This webinar will highlight Young America Saves' First-Time Workers Pilot Project which promotes saving at work for young adults, ages 16 to 24, as one effort to increase overall workplace saving. Webinar participants will learn how the summer job orientation process can be an ideal opportunity to motivate newly-hired workers to make a savings commitment, sign up for direct deposit, and open a new or use an existing bank account to save automatically, with very positive benefits.
Through a partnership with Richmond public high schools, The Podium Foundation provides writing workshops for students that allow them an outlet for creative expression, while teaching essential college and career skills.
Data management is a crucial function of running a successful YouthBuild program. In this webinar, participants will be introduced to key MIS data management concepts as well as strategies and best practices related to MIS data collection, entry, and review. In addition, participants will become familiar with important tools and resources which will help you improve your program's use of the MIS and your overall data management strategy. During this webinar we will: Review three MIS e-learning videos that introduce core MIS data management concepts. Share data management tools and resources that will help your program collect, enter, and check MIS data. Share MIS training resources. Please watch the pre-recorded videos below, before the live webinar. Presenters will not review the content on the videos during the webinar, so that participants will have ample time to interact with the presenters and share strategies with peers. Data Planning: Rules of the Road http://ybhandbooks.org/elearning/data-planning-rules-of-the-road Timing is Everything: The Performance Measure Calendar http://ybhandbooks.org/elearning/tracking-outcomes-and-the-dol-calendar-exercise Defining Staff Roles: Using the MIS Data Collection and Workplan Tools http://ybhandbooks.org/elearning/on-ramp-introduction
Support groups of various kinds are an essential part of a solid counseling toolbox. Building on the DOL YouthBuild Manual for Counseling, Case Management and Program Culture, this webinar will focus on the use of one type of support group used in YouthBuild called an “equal-time support group”. The process is accessible, easy to implement, creates group cohesion, helps personal development, provides a safe place for sharing, and teaches deep listening skills. Learn the fundamentals of designing an equal-time support group and the keys to successful facilitation.