Indiana Governor reveals Strategic Work Plan

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Indiana has released a draft of its Strategic Workforce Plan. It’s a four-year plan under the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act, created in a partnership involving Governor Holcomb’s Workforce Cabinet and several government agencies as well as a number of non-profit and private partners, and members of the public.

It will focus on six core programs aimed at education, assistance, insurance and more.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

State of Indiana Releases Draft of Strategic Workforce Plan

(INDIANAPOLIS) The State of Indiana has released a draft of its Strategic Workforce Plan that will serve as the state’s Combined Plan under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) for the next 4 years. The Governor’s Workforce Cabinet coordinated the development of the Strategic Workforce Plan with involvement from the following state agencies: the Family and Social Services Administration, Department of Workforce Development, Commission for Higher Education, Department of Corrections, Department of Education, Office of Community and Rural Affairs, and Department of Child Services. Numerous non-profit and private partners, along with members of the general public, also assisted with the Plan’s development.

Public comment is sought over the next month beginning February 6 and ending March 8. The Plan can be accessed through the link at the conclusion of this announcement. Comments may be submitted by email to GWCpubliccomment@gov.IN.gov. A webinar is also planned for February 24 that will serve as another forum for individuals to submit comments. Additional details will be provided on the webinar closer to the event.

Indiana’s State Combined Plan includes the six WIOA Core programs: Adult, Dislocated Worker, Youth, Wagner-Peyser, Adult Education, and Vocational Rehabilitation, as well the following partner programs:

  • Career and Technical Education Programs-Perkins Act
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program
  • Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers Programs
  • Jobs for Veterans State Grant Program
  • Senior Community Service Employment Program
  • Unemployment Insurance Programs
  • Employment and Training programs under the Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program

Indiana State Combined Plan – DRAFT: Link
Plan Appendix – DRAFT: Link

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