WIOA UNPACKED: Reshaping Boards and Engaging New Champions for Workforce Development Ron Painter, CEO NAWB Heather DeStart, Deputy ED Las Vegas, NV Topics to Cover • Who are we? Who are you? • WIOA Membership Language • Relationship Building • The “Right” Board • Engaging the Board • Q&A Governance Governance Remains the Same: • Business-led at the State and Local Levels Changes: • State Composition Changes • Local WIBs Reduce Membership • 3-Step Designation Process Changes prompt Workforce Development Boards to increasing engage in collaboration, convening and partnership. WIB Membership In Appointing the Board, the Chief Elected Shall Include Majority Private Sector Business (51%) Government and Economic Development May Include Community Based Organizations Youth Organizations Workforce - Labor (20%) Wagner-Peyser Adult Education and Literacy Vocational Rehabilitation Transportation Housing Specialists Philanthropic Organizations Higher Education Roles of the Local Workforce Development Board Local Plans will be designed to address the needs of the local labor market and encompass the overall strategy of the State Plan. Local Plans are to include: • • • • • Standing Committees Development of a Unified Local Plan Workforce Research and Analysis Convening, Brokering, Leveraging Engaging Employers Roles of the Local Workforce Development Boards • Lead Efforts with Educational Entities for Career Pathways • Promote Promising Practices • Develop an Effective Technology Strategy • Negotiate Performance • Program Oversight • More Diversity in Employment and Training Offerings Roles of the Local Workforce Development Board • Select High Performing Operators and Providers • Coordinate with Education • Access Services Established under ADA • Comply with “sunshine” Regulations Relationships Dancing Partners • Adult Literacy • Voc-Rehab • Job Corps • Departments of Education (Federal/state) • Departments of Labor (regs) Dance Music • Asset Mapping • Housing • Transportation • Economic Development • Chambers of Commerce The “Right” Board the Local Workforce Development Board • State of health • Assessment process • Root cause • Game plan? the Local Workforce Development Board • Describe your area’s Board • What went right in constructing the Board? • What could have gone better? • The Board & Staff – good practice Engaging the Local Workforce Development Board • Teachers/mentors • Sector leaders • Negotiators • • CBOs/FBOs • Elected Officials Continuous Improvement process Thank You!