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Orientation to TEXAS WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS. An Employer Driven Workforce System. BEFORE . Different Forms. Different Procedures. Different Jargon. Different Names. EMPLOYMENT and TRAINING PROGRAMS. HOUSE BILL 1863.

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  1. Orientation to TEXAS WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS An Employer Driven Workforce System

  2. BEFORE Different Forms Different Procedures Different Jargon Different Names EMPLOYMENT and TRAINING PROGRAMS

  3. HOUSE BILL 1863 • Created TWC as the operational entity for administering workforce training & services • Identified local workforce boards as the key to local service delivery • Provided for state block grants • Called for one-stop career centers to be access points for all workforce services

  4. FUNDING PARTNERS:CONNECTION TO WORKFORCE SYSTEM Texas Legislature Department of Labor Health and Human Services Department of Agriculture

  5. FUNDING • TWC allocates both federal & state funds • Most funds are allocated through federally mandated formulas • Various programs receive funding from different sources • Each program has its own set of rules regarding expenditures • Funding is tied to performance targets

  6. TANF 8.5% Other Programs 5.5% Unemployment Insurance 8.6% Child Care 40.3% Workforce Investment Act Child Care $ 480,431,843 Employment Services $ 50,843,633 Food Stamp E& T $ 20,422,566 Skills Development Fund $ 15,337,181 TANF $ 101,977,886 Unemployment Insurance $ 102,396,160 Workforce Investment Act $ 276,188,976 WIA National Emergency $ 80,268,422 Grants (NEG) Other Programs $ 65,100,399 Total $ 1,192,967,066 (WIA) 23.2% WIA National Emergency Skills Development Grants (NEG) Fund Employment 6.7% 1.3% Food Stamp E&T Services 1.7% 4.3% Texas Workforce Commission FY2006 Appropriations

  7. WORKFORCE BOARDS are responsible for the comprehensive strategic and operational planning, oversight and evaluation of federal and state workforce programs in their area.

  8. FUNDS MANAGEMENT • The board is the steward of all workforce funds allocated to the area • The board is contractually responsible for ensuring efficient & effective use of these resources • The board must file an itemized budget and financial report each fiscal year

  9. The SystemALLOWS BOARDS TO: • focus on meeting the needs of business & industry • target services to the whole community • decide what is best for its own community • be efficient and innovative • be accountable to the citizens of Texas

  10. BOARD AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY • Design a service delivery plan that addresses diverse customer needs • Set standards for their local workforce system • Make decisions about workforce services & funding in their local community • Form a network of services to offer customers including industry and economic development

  11. BOARD AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY • Establish workforce centers • Oversee agreements • Oversee workforce service operations • Contract for workforce training & services • Evaluate the status of the board plan and progress toward its goals • Make adjustments to ensure quality services and attainment of goals

  12. OPERATING RELATIONSHIP BOARD MEMBERS • Design the workforce plan • Evaluate progress • Ensure quality BOARD STAFF • Implement the plan • Negotiate, process, and manage agreements • Measure results and report to the board • Implement service improvement steps SERVICE PROVIDERS • Deliver services as contracts specify

  13. SERVICE PROVIDERS • Universities/colleges • Community colleges • Texas State Technical College System • Labor training programs • Employers • Proprietary schools • Public/private schools • Nonprofit, faith-based and for-profit organizations • Private career transition firms

  14. EMPLOYMENT SERVICES • Public and universal job matching • Recruitment • Automated labor exchange

  15. EMPLOYER SERVICES • Support for filling vacancies: WorkinTexas.com • Customized Training • Skills Development Fund • Self Sufficiency Fund • On-the-Job training

  16. For Additional Information • For filling job openings: WorkinTexas.com • For general information: Texasworkforce.org • For information on Skills and Self Sufficiency Funds: http://www.texasworkforce.org/svcs/funds/sdfintro.html

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