The Role of Workforce Development Councils in Washington
|The federal Workforce Investment Act requires that a local strategic plan be developed and maintained by every Workforce Development Council in the nation. Washington State Law requires that local plans be consistent with Washington's strategic plan for workforce development, High Skills, High Wages 2008-2018.
- Define workforce development services that are in place.
- Address identified skills gaps experienced by area employers.
- Tailor strategies to meet the needs of local economies.
- Create a meaningful vision for the entire workforce development system so customers are served efficiently with satisfactory results.
Contact list for state's 12 Workforce Development Councils, including director, street address, phone number, email and more.
Washington Workforce Association