APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FROM INTERESTED TRAINING PROVIDERS
FOR THE INDIVIDUAL TRAINING ACCOUNT (ITA) PROGRAM AS FUNDED BY THE
WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT (WIOA) of 2014
FOR PROGRAM YEAR 2016 (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017)
INDIVIDUAL TRAINING ACCOUNT (ITA) PROGRAM DOCUMENTS:
Attachment 1 – Application and Forms
Attachment 2 – Individual Training Account Local Program Criteria
Attachment 4 – Proposal Reconsideration Process
Attachment 5 – Virginia Workforce Board Policy Number 15-02
APPLICATION PREPARATION AND SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
- Applicants must submit a completed application and all attachments to the Peninsula Council for Workforce Development Office, 11820 Fountain Way, Suite 301, Newport News, VA 23606. E-mail or faxed applications will not be accepted.
- Initial applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on May 13, 2016, in order to be considered for inclusion on LWDA #14 Approved Training Providers/Programs List for the period beginning July 1, 2016.
- Applications must be signed and dated by an authorized representative of the applicant organization and must include all required attachments. Applications that are substantially lacking key information or are incomplete, as determined by the Peninsula Council for Workforce Development, may not be considered.
This request for training providers is being jointly issued by the Greater Peninsula Workforce Development Board (the Board) and LWDA #14’s local elected officials who constitute the membership of the Greater Peninsula Workforce Development Consortium (the Consortium). Pursuant to the authority granted these bodies under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014, the Board and Consortium are responsible for the identification and selection of providers of training services for adult and dislocated workers being assisted by the local One-Stop Career Centers.
The Greater Peninsula’s service region which has been formally designated by the state of Virginia as Local Workforce Development Area #14 (LWDA #14) includes the cities of Newport News, Hampton, Poquoson, Williamsburg, and the counties of York, James City, and Gloucester. Training institutions operating in these seven jurisdictions who are interested in becoming a WIOA authorized training provider are encouraged to submit an application for consideration. Applications can be made any time during the year for immediate consideration of a vendor’s eligibility for inclusion on the list of approved vendors.
The purpose of this notice is to request applications from interested training providers to have specific occupational skills training programs considered for inclusion on LWDA #14’s Individual Training Account (ITA) Approved Training Provider/Programs List for Program Year 2016 (July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017). Approved programs will be eligible to receive Vouchers from LWDA #14’s
One-Stop System for eligible customers to receive approved training services. For the purpose of this application, a program of training services is defined as one or more courses or classes, or a structured regimen that leads to the award of a recognized postsecondary credential based on measureable skill gains, as defined under Section VIII (K).
Programs approved by LWDA #14 under this application will also be included on the Virginia Eligible Training Providers/Programs List for Program Year 2016.
This application is issued in order to establish “Initial Eligibility” for inclusion on the aforementioned Program Year 2016 Virginia Eligible Training Providers/Programs List, in accordance with Virginia Board of Workforce Development Policy #15-02 (www.elevatevirginia.org).