ERIC Number: ED507185
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Reference Count: N/A
New Innovations and Best Practices under the Workforce Investment Act. Hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness, Committee on Education and Labor (February 12, 2009)
US House of Representatives
This Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness hearing on "New Innovations and Best Practices under the Work-force Investment Act," better known as WIA, is about the reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act. Members testifying before the Committee were the Honorable Jason Altmire, a Representative in Congress from the State of Pennsylvania; Honorable Brett Guthrie, Ranking Minority Member, Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness; and Honorable Ruben Hinojosa, Chairman, Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness. Witnesses testifying before the committee were: Morton Bahr, president emeritus, Communications Workers of America, commissioner, National Commission on Adult Literacy; Bill Camp, Sacramento Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO; Karen R. Elzey, vice president & executive director, Institute for a Competitive Workforce, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Yvonne Bonnie Gonzalez, chief executive officer, Workforce Solutions, Inc.; Sherry Johnson, associate director, Lincoln Trail Area Development District; and Steve Wooderson, administrator, Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services .
Descriptors: Higher Education, Federal Legislation, Lifelong Learning, Best Practices, Innovation, Labor Legislation, Labor Force Development, Legislators, Hearings, Competition, National Security, Position Papers
US House of Representatives. Available from: US Government Printing Office. 732 North Capitol Street, Washington, DC 20401. Tel: 866-512-1800; Fax: 202-512-2104; Web site: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Workforce Investment Act 1998