As President Obama signed the Workforce Investment Opportunity Act into law Tuesday, Vice-President Biden’s task force also released Ready to Work: Job Driving Training and American Opportunity. The report reflects an across-the-board review of America’s job training programs to ensure they share a single mission: providing workers with the skills they need to secure good jobs that Read More
Overhaul of America’s Job Training Programs Headed to President’s Desk Following Strong Bipartisan Support from Congress Press release from the Education and Workforce Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives WASHINGTON, D.C. – Legislation to update the Workforce Investment Act, overdue for reauthorization for more than a decade, is headed to the president’s desk following Read More
ACT’s Work Ready Communities initiative selected Missouri for the second annual Best Practices Symposium. Affording Communities a Competitive Advantage is the theme for the conference, slated for October 7th and 8th at Crown Plaza Hotel in Downtown St. Louis. Register Now ACT launched the symposium to inform and educate participants on building common frameworks that Read More
The Federal Reserve Bank out of Kansas City is hosting four regional forum events targeted to workforce leaders. In addition to events planned for Omaha, Oklahoma City, and Denver, the Kansas City event is set for July 29th from 11:30 to 1:30. According to the Federal Reserve Bank, this forum will present community leaders with information on Read More
In the next ten to fifteen years, EDOs will be responding to changes and shifts that cannot be quantified today. While it is impossible to know with certainty what these disruptions will be, at a macro level there are existing trends – demographics, technology expansion, shifting global roles, and climate change – that act as Read More
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