20 CFR § 679.100 - What is the purpose of the State Workforce Development Board?

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§ 679.100 What is the purpose of the State Workforce Development Board?

The purpose of the State Workforce Development Board (WDB) is to convene State, regional, and local workforce system and partners, to -

(a) Enhance the capacity and performance of the workforce development system;

(b) Align and improve the outcomes and effectiveness of Federally-funded and other workforce programs and investments; and

(c) Through these efforts, promote economic growth.

(d) Engage public workforce system representatives, including businesses, education providers, economic development, labor representatives, and other stakeholders to help the workforce development system achieve the purpose of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA); and

(e) Assist to achieve the State's strategic and operational vision and goals as outlined in the State Plan.