Keystone Edge Regional and West Central Local Plans
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires Local Workforce Development Boards and chief elected officials to engage in an integrated regional and local workforce planning process to prepare, submit, and obtain approval of a single collaborative regional plan that incorporates local plans for each of the local areas within the given workforce planning region. These plans serve as a four-year action plan to develop, align, and integrate service delivery strategies to support the commonwealth’s vision, strategic and operational goals.
The Keystone Edge Region is an eight-county workforce development planning region made up of two local workforce development areas (WDAs): Northwest WDA covers Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Venango and Warren Counties. West Central WDA covers Lawrence and Mercer Counties.
West Central has posted its WIOA Local four-year Plan for a 30-day public comment period from February 19 – March 22, 2021. This plan will be effective July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2024.
All comments on these planning modification documents should be submitted via email to Rebecca Moder at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 8:00 AM on March 22, 2021.
The current approved plans can be accessed below.
- The Keystone Edge Regional Plan (Approved on 12.18.19)
- West Central Local Plan (Approved on 12.18.19)
- Northwest Local Plan (Approved 12.18.19)
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I funded programs are equal opportunity employers/programs and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.