Workforce and Education Partner Resources

Announcements


2017 Apprenticeship Plus YOUTH Program

February 6, 2017 - The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity announces the release of a competitive grant opportunity to support the Governor’s Cabinet on Children and Youth Apprenticeship Plus initiative in Illinois. This funding opportunity is limited to youth apprenticeships and pre-apprenticeships for youth between the ages of 16-24 within three regions of the state. Learn more...

2017 Apprenticeship Plus ADULT Program

January 31, 2017 - The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, in conjunction with the Illinois Workforce Innovation Board (IWIB) Apprenticeship Committee, has released a grant opportunity to expand existing Registered Apprenticeship programs and create new Registered Apprenticeship programs or create and expand pre-apprenticeship programs that are directly linked to a Registered Apprenticeship program. Learn more...

WIOA Youth Career Pathways - Notice of Funding Opportunity

November 18, 2016 - The Illinois Workforce Innovation Board Youth Committee announces the release of the 2017 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Career Pathways Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). With an emphasis on the needs of young people who are not in school and not working, coined Opportunity Youth, this funding opportunity is intended to support effective career pathway practices distilled by the Illinois Workforce Innovation Board’s Youth Task Force. Learn more...

EPIC Partner Guide

7/19/2016 - The EPIC Partner guide is intended to be used by Workforce Partners participating in the EPIC pilot program. This guide provides outreach materials and instructions for using the EPIC partner tools. Learn more...

New and Updated Trade Program Forms

10/1/2015 - New and updated Trade Program forms have been added to Illinois workNet. These updated include forms for Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015 (TAARA 2015) and updates to existing forms. Learn more...

Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) Partner Guide

7/20/2015 - The Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) partner guide provides outreach materials and instructions for using DEI partner tools to help customers reach their career, training, and employment goals.  Learn more...

Incumbent Worker Tracking System (IWTS) Guide

7/17/2015 - The IWTS guide for grantees who have received ​​formula and other grants for incumbent worker training is now available from this site.  Learn more...

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Program Guides for Partners


Program pages provide information specifically for partners.

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