Workforce and Education Partners


2018 WIOA Unified State Plan Modifications Finalized

​3/15/2018 Today the Illinois Workforce Innovation Board finalized and approved the 2018 Unified State Plan Modification.  The plan may be viewed hereLearn more...

DCEO Workforce Grant Workshops Added

3/15/2018 The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, in conjunction with the Illinois Workforce Innovation Board (IWIB) has released grant opportunities to improve the economic growth and competitiveness of the state’s employers and their workforce.  The Department of Commerce announces new workshops to discuss the funding opportunities including Illinois’ Career Pathways definitions and Apprenticeship Plus framework. Learn more...

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Global Partner Tools

Global tools are available to all Illinois workNet partners.

Illinois workNet (IwN) partners include community-based organizations of many kinds that help individuals, employers or community partners achieve their career and workforce development goals.  Illinois’ organizations are encouraged and welcomed to the partnership.  There are no costs to Illinois’ partners to use the IwN online tools.

Program Guides for Partners

These guides provide program related instructions/resources.

Please note these links are not intended as guidance for the general public.

Illinois Initiatives

The state of Illinois has identified these as workforce initiatives.