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Welcome to the Atlanta Regional Office of the Employment and Training Administration

Welcome to the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) Region 3 website! We hope that it will prove valuable to you in your search for information and assistance.

From major program initiatives to promising practices to one-stop service locations, we have collected or linked to a wealth of timely and helpful information. You can learn about the Regional Office, its functions and its staff. You can find notices about upcoming meetings and conferences, legislative updates, and news about ETA's major initiatives and priorities.

We hope that you will visit this site often, and that this will become a regular stop in your visits to workforce development sites on the web. Again, on behalf of the entire Regional Office staff, welcome and enjoy!


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Helen N. Parker - Regional Administrator - Region 3 - Atlanta

Helen N. Parker has served as Regional Administrator for the Atlanta Region of the Employment and Training Administration since March 9, 2003. She oversees approximately $2.5 billion in federal grant resources to state and local grantees. She provides leadership and direction to the workforce system in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

Dr. Parker began her career in workforce development in 1974 as a front-line worker in the North Carolina Employment Security Commission. She joined the Georgia Department of Labor in 1976, and worked her way through the ranks, including a stint as a local service delivery area director under the Job Training Partnership Act. In 1984, she was appointed Assistant Commissioner for Employment Services with the Georgia Department of Labor and served in that capacity until her federal appointment in 2003.

Dr. Parker received Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her PhD from Duke University, and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Georgia. Her honors include the Secretary of Labor’s Special Achievement Award (1990), National Performance Review “Hammer” Award (1996), and Interstate Conference of Employment Security Agencies (ICESA) President’s Award (1999).

Her awards include Who’s Who of American Women, International Who’s Who of Professional and Business Women, U.S. Department of Labor Special Achievement Award, Miller Merit Award – International Association of Personnel in Employment Security, Vice President Gore’s National Performance Review “Hammer” Award, and Interstate Conference of Employment Security Agencies (ICESA) President’s Award.

 

Regional Office Contacts
Dr. Helen N. Parker Regional Administrator 404/302-5300
Lloyd E. Fleming Director, Office of State Systems 404/302-5355
Gene Caso Director, Office Special Initiatives & Demonstrations 404/302-5332
James Schlottman Manager, Division of Financial, Management & Administrative Services 404/302-5308

Regional Office FAX Numbers
Office of the Regional Administrator 404/302-5382
Office of State Systems 404/302-5386
Office of Special Initiatives & Demonstrations 404/302-5385
Division of Financial, Management & Administrative Services 404/302-5383

Regional Office Addresses
Employment & Training
United States Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center
Room 6M12
61 Forsyth Street, S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303



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