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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) State Negotiated Performance Planning, Guidance and Agreed Upon Goals

STATE AND LOCAL AREA NEGOTIATIONS TOOL

This tool is intended for States and their Local Areas. It provides users with benchmarks stemming from the statistical adjustment model mandated in WIOA, along with a review of past performance viewed through a WIOA lens. These benchmarks are intended to inform the negotiations process between States and their Local Areas.

WIOA STATISTICAL MODEL METHODOLOGY REPORT

  • This document presents CEO's proposed methodology for setting WIOA performance targets. It begins with background information on WIOA and its requirements on the statistical adjustment model, followed by a brief description of previous methodologies used by The Department of Labor for establishing performance outcome goals.
  • WIOA Statistical Model Methodology Report: Pdf | Docx

WIOA NEGOTIATED INDICATORS OF PERFORMANCE

The following chart lists the specific primary indicators to be negotiated for PY 2016 and PY 2017.

Department/Agency Applicable Statutory Citations Primary Indicators to be Negotiated for PY 2016 and PY 2017
DOL/ETA Title I, 29 U.S.C. secs. 3101 et seq.
  • Employment in the 2nd Quarter After Exit (the title I Youth indicator is education or training activities or employment in the 2nd quarter after exit)
  • Employment in the 4th Quarter After Exit (the title I Youth indicator is education or training activities or employment in the 4th quarter after exit)
  • Median Earnings in the 2nd Quarter After Exit (For title I Adults and Dislocated Workers only)
  • Credential Attainment Rate
DOL/ETA Wagner Peyser Employment Service program, as amended by title III, 29 U.S.C. secs. 49 et seq.
  • Employment in the 2nd Quarter After Exit
  • Employment in the 4th Quarter After Exit
  • Median Earnings in the 2nd Quarter After Exit
ED/OCTAE Title II, 29 USC secs. 3271 et seq.
  • Measurable Skill Gains
ED/RSA Vocational Rehabilitation Program, as amended by title IV, 29 USC secs. 701 et seq.
  • N/A, RSA will not negotiate PY 2016 or PY 2017 State targets levels for primary performance indicators.

ECONOMIC DATA RESOURCES

WIA COMMON MEASURES WAIVERS

In some cases, states can request waivers from the 17 WIA measures for increased administrative flexibility. See more on Waivers and also visit the common measures webpage for policy guidance and implementation information on common measures.

WIA AND WAGNER-PEYSER PERFORMANCE GOALS NEGOTIATIONS GUIDANCE

The negotiations TEGL provides the agreed upon target levels of performance for each performance measure outlined in WIA Title 1B.

PY 2016 and PY 2017

  • TEGL 26-15: Negotiating Performance Goals for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I Programs and the Wagner-Peyser Employment Service as amended by Title III, for Program Year (PY) 2016 and PY 2017

PY 2015

  • TEGL 30-14: Negotiating or Extending Performance Goals for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title IB Programs and Wagner-Peyser Act Funded Activities for Program Year (PY) 2015

PY 2014

  • TEGL 25-13: Negotiating Performance Goals for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title 1B Programs and Wagner-Peyser Act Funded Activities for Program Year (PY) 2014

PY 2013

  • TEGL 26-12: Negotiating Performance Goals for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title 1B Programs and Wagner-Peyser Act Funded Activities for Program Year (PY) 2013

PY 2012

  • TEGL 38-11: Negotiating Performance Goals for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title 1B Programs and Wagner-Peyser Act Funded Activities for Program Year (PY) 2012

See the archived WIA and Wagner-Peyser program year negotiations guidance.

NEGOTIATED PERFORMANCE LEVELS



State negotiated levels of performance under WIA and Wagner-Peyser are available here.


WIA AND WAGNER-PEYSER PERFORMANCE MEASURES POLICY GUIDANCE

  • TEGL 7-99: Core and Customer Satisfaction Performance Measures for the Workforce Investment System
  • TEGL 8-99: Negotiating Performance Goals; and Incentives and Sanctions Process under Title I of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
  • TEGL 11-01: Guidance on Revising Workforce Investment Act (WIA) State Negotiated Levels of Performance

E-TOOLS FOR PERFORMANCE NEGOTIATIONS

  • WIA Performance Enhancement Program
    Online tutorial consisting of two separate training courses: one on enhancing WIA Performance for Adults and Dislocated workers and one for enhancing performance for Older and Younger Youth.