Missouri met one of the first major milestones for implementing WIOA. Missouri’s core workforce partners executed the official state-level MOU showing the commitment to improve collaboration at the state and local levels. This is important to workforce professionals at the local level as the MOU provides the tools to increase collaboration and braid resources locally, according Read More
Missouri ranks last in the nation for welfare reform policies and has the nation’s lowest work participation performance according to the Heartland Institute. Help is on the way thanks to new leadership at the Family Support Division empowered by Senate Bill 24. According to Senator David Sater, SB24’s sponsor, this comprehensive reform emphasizes work while breaking down Read More
The Governor’s Council on Disability is pleased to announce that Yvonne Wright of New Bloomfield has been appointed as chair of the Council by Governor Jay Nixon. Her term begins immediately and will be confirmed by the Missouri Senate during the next legislative session. She will then serve a full four-year term. Yvonne brings a Read More
The Missouri Work Ready Communities initiative announced $100,000 in grants available for CWRC counties in progress to help with testing high school students in pursuit of the emerging workforce goal. Applications for the grants up to $5,000 per county are open through April 2016. The grants are prioritized for high school WorkKeys testing with preference Read More
The Workforce Investment Board of Southeast seeks the services from qualified individuals and companies to serve as an expert Sector Strategy and Workforce Development consultant to assist Missouri’s fourteen Workforce Development Regions in developing their local workforce plans and provide effective strategies and technical expertise developing regional sector partnerships and career pathways to spur growth, Read More
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