ERIC Number: ED473592
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Implementation of the Workforce Investment Act: Promising Practices in Workforce Development. Hearing before the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness of the Committee on Education and the Workforce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session (September 12, 2002).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
This report presents the testimony and submissions presented at the first of a series of Congressional hearings on workforce development and reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act. Statements were given by the following individuals: (1) Buck McKeon, U.S. (United States) Congressman from California; (2) John Tierney, U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts; (3) Bruce Stenslie, Director of the Ventura County, California, Workforce Investment Board and Deputy Director of the Ventura County Human Services Agency; (4) Danny Wegman, President of Wegman's Food Markets; (5) Diane D. Rath, Chair of the Texas Workforce Commission and Commissioner Representing the Public, Austin, Texas; and (6) Timothy Barnicle, Co-Director of the Workforce Development Program, National Center on Education and the Economy. The bulk of the document consists of the written statements of these witnesses and a sampling of promising best practices from the nation's Workforce Investment System. (AJ)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Agency Cooperation, At Risk Persons, Business, Cooperative Planning, Delivery Systems, Dislocated Workers, Educational Needs, Employee Attitudes, Employer Attitudes, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Services, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal State Relationship, Hearings, Job Applicants, Job Placement, Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Labor Legislation, Labor Market, Labor Needs, Labor Supply, Labor Turnover, Policy Formation, Position Papers, Private Sector, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Public Policy, Public Sector, Retraining, State Federal Aid, State Programs, Strategic Planning, Welfare Reform, Youth Employment, Youth Opportunities
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402. For full text: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=107_hou se_hearings&docid=f:82406.pdf.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; Workforce Investment Act 1998