Workforce Solutions for North Central PA

Workforce Solutions for North Central PA serves as the Local Workforce Development Board (LWDB) responsible for the oversight, planning and evaluation of the workforce system in the North Central Workforce Development Area which includes the counties of Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter. Created to implement the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998, now known as the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA), Workforce Solutions is a business-led regional board serving as the fiscal agent for WIOA Funding but also responsible for directing other federal, state and local funding to workforce development programs; identifying the needs of the local job market; overseeing the PA CareerLink® centers in our region as well as developing a strategic plan for the region and implementing initiatives that grow our economy and provide education and training opportunities for today’s workforce.

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What is a Workforce Development Board?