Youth Career Pathways PY 2018 Partner Guide

This guide is intended to be used by grantees participating in Youth Career Pathways PY2018 program. This site will be updated ongoing as the projects progress and materials are needed.

My DashboardYouth Career Pathways PY2018 Partne​r Tools Dashboard (Log in with your Illinois workNet partner account).


Process Steps and System Identification Overview (PDF) (Visual Process Flow)

Get Started

  • Become a Partner (PDF)
  • Requesting Access to Partner Tools (PDF)

Training Program Information Data Entry

  • Adding Training Programs (PDF)


  • Apprenticeship Recruitment Toolkit (PDF)
  • Editable Sharable Image Male (PPT)**
  • Editable Sharable Image Female (PPT)**
  • Sample flyer (PPT)**
  • More Sharable Images (Google Drive)

**Note:  Placeholder text is included in the editable flyer and images for social media. These are not facts but rather suggestions on the type of information to provide.


  • Being a Mentor in a Youth Apprenticeship Program PPT (PDF)

Suitability Application Process

  • Interim Suitability Form (PDF)
  • Application and Suitability Page Instructions for Partners (PDF)
  • Suitability Application Instructions for Customers (PDF)

Schedule Appointments

  • Schedule Customers with LWIA Career Planners (PDF)


  • Dashboard Instructions (PDF)

Documenting Services & Outcomes

  • Document Customer Plans and Progress (PDF)
  • Worksite Placement and Payroll Upload (PD​F)
  • Case Note Tool in Youth Career Pathways (PDF)
  • WIOA Youth Performance Presentation (PDF)
  • WIOA Performance Indicator Definitions PY 18 19 (PDF)
  • Participant Improvement Plan Example (Word)
  • Youth Exit Reasons (PDF)
  • Measurable Skills Gain (MSG) in IWDS Hand Out 9-20-2018 (PDF)
  • Tips for Exiting Customers in IWDS (PDF)
Fiscal Resources
  • Reporting PPT (PDF)
  • Fiscal Training PPT (PDF)
  • GRS User Manual (PDF)

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