Posts with the tag “wioa”

Public Comment on Regional and Strategic Plan Draft
by Melissa Thompson on October 9th, 2019
The WKWB is formally opening a 14 day comment period for anyone that wishes to read the plan and make comments.  The final day that comments will be received is Wednesday, October 23, 2019.All comments must be submitted in writing to: [email protected] with the commenter’s contact information listed on the comment.For additional information on the WKWB or its activities, please send a written re...  Read More
Public Comment on 2019 WKWB Local Plan
by Melissa Thompson on June 13th, 2019
The West Kentucky Workforce Board (WKWB) operates under the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA), Public Law 113-128.  Section 108(a) of the WIOA requires local boards in partnership with the appropriate Chief Local Elected Officials to develop and submit a four-year Local Comprehensive Plan to the Governor.  It must identify and describe the policies, procedures, and local activities car...  Read More
Request for Proposal for Fiscal Agent / Subrecipient Services for Program Year July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020
by Melissa Thompson on April 10th, 2019
The West Kentucky Workforce Board (WKWB) and the West Kentucky Local Elected Officials Workforce Consortium released a Request for Proposal (RFP) on April 10, 2019 for Fiscal Agent/Subrecipient Services under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act for Program Year July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020, which will allow an organization to serve as the local fiscal agent/grant subrecipient for the disbursal of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funds awarded the West Kentucky Local Workforce Development Area for program management/support.  Read More
Success Story - Ashley
by Melissa Thompson on January 24th, 2019
Ashley desired to gain a marketable credential in Social Assistance.  She met with WIOA Career Center Staff at the Kentucky Career Center in Hopkinsville, KY.  During the meeting, Ashley was determined eligible for WIOA funding and began training at Muray State University in January 2018.  Ashley gained a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work August 2018 from MSU, Murray, Kentucky.  Ashley gained emplo...  Read More


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