ERIC Number: ED507186
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Reference Count: N/A
New Innovations and Best Practices under the Workforce Investment Act. Second Hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness (February 26, 2009)
US House of Representatives
As with their first hearing, the members focused on new innovations and best practices that will improve the workforce development system. In this hearing, the witnesses share the practices that have been most successful in their experience with the workforce investment system. Members testifying before the Committee were the Honorable Brett Guthrie, Ranking Minority Member, Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness; Honorable Ruben Hinojosa, Chairman, Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness; and Honorable George Miller, Chairman, Committee on Education and Labor. Witnesses testifying before the committee were: Cheryl Keenan, Director of Adult Education and Literacy, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education; Bob Lanter, legislative committee chairman, California Workforce Association (CWA) executive director, Contra Costa Workforce Development Board; John Morales, president, National Workforce Association; Charissa Raynor, executive director, SEIU Healthcare NW Training Partnership, on behalf of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU); George A. Scott, Director of Education, Workforce and Income Security Issues, U.S. Government Accountability Office; Kevin G. Smith, executive director, Literacy New York, Inc.; and Sandi Vito, on behalf of the National Governors Association.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Education, Lifelong Learning, Labor Force Development, Innovation, Best Practices, Hearings, Labor Legislation, Federal Legislation, Legislators, Competition, National Security
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