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05.11.

Waccamaw Workforce Development Board Meeting Agenda

The next Waccamaw Workforce Development Board meeting is set for 9:30am on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments building located at 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440. The meeting agenda is attached below. For additional information, please call 843-546-8502.

Agenda – May16 2017 – Revised

04.10.

Request for Proposals

Request for Proposals-Waccamaw Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) One Stop Center Operator

This Request for Proposal was prepared based upon the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA) and associated U.S. Department of Labor Regulations and guidance. This Federal Law was implemented to consolidate, coordinate, and improve employment, training, literacy and vocational rehabilitation programs in the United States. WIOA provides the framework for a national workforce preparation system that is flexible, responsive, customer-focused, and locally managed. Mandatory core program partners include: Adult, Dislocated Worker, Youth, Wagner-Peyser, Adult Education and Literacy, and Vocational Rehabilitation, along with required partners specified in the Act. Bidders are strongly encouraged to read Training and Employment Guidance Letter
04-15 issued by the U.S. Department of Labor that outlines the vision for the One-Stop system under WIOA and Training and Employment Guidance Letter 15-16 issued by U.S. Department of Labor that outlines the competitive selection of One-Stop Operators.
 

General Submission Information:
To be considered for funding, an entity must submit a proposal along with other supporting documentation in accordance with the instructions in this RFP. When evaluating a proposal, the Board Task Force will consider how well the respondent has complied with these instructions and provided the required information. The Board Task Force reserves the right to request clarifications from any bidder regarding information in their proposals and may request an oral presentation if deemed appropriate and necessary to make a final recommendation.

Bidders may request clarification to comply with instructions during the Question and Answer period April 7, 2017 through April 14, 2017 by emailing Mary Ann Lawrence at malaw528@aol.com. The Board’s RFP Task Force will discuss and respond to all questions by April 18, 2017 and post the answers on http://wrcog.org/workforce-investment-board/workforce-investment-board/. Bidders shall not direct questions or have conversations regarding this RFP with any Board Members, Chief Elected Officials, the Consultant, or Waccamaw Regional Council of Government’s staff except during the official “question” period. All questions must be communicated through malaw528@aol.com. Questions submitted should be electronic and include in the subject line Questions – Waccamaw One-Stop Operator Procurement.

**Questions without the assigned subject line will not be considered.

The complete Request for Proposal for the WIOA One-stop Operator can  be accessed below:

WIOA One-Stop Operator RFP, July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018

Questions and Answers

 

 

02.14.

Waccamaw Workforce Development Board Meeting Agenda

The next Waccamaw Workforce Development Board meeting is set for 9:30am on Thursday, February 16, 20017 at the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments building located at 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440. The meeting agenda is attached below. For additional information, please call 843-546-8502.

Agenda – February 16 2017

10.12.

Incumbent Worker Training Assistance-Deadline Extended

Incumbent Worker Training Assistance – Deadline Extended

Pursuant to Hurricane Matthew, the deadline to apply for Incumbent Worker Training Assistance (IWT) through the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, under provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, has been extended until October 21st.  The purpose of this IWT Program is to assist employers in training currently employed workers in an effort to keep businesses and workers competitive.  Private Sector South Carolina Employers located in the counties of Williamsburg, Georgetown and Horry in need of training for incumbent workers due to expansion and changing skill requirements caused by new technology, retooling, new product lines, and new organizational restructuring may be eligible for IWT assistance.  Interested employers must forward their request for IWT assistance to Ayla Hemeon, Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, REFERENCE:  IWT PROGRAM, 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC  29440, by October 21, 2016.  You may request an IWT Application by email to kmccutchen@wrcog.org or visit our website at http://www.waccamawworks.org.

09.30.

Public Comment-WIOA Regional Plan

Notice of Public Comment

 

The Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, serving as the administrative entity for the Waccamaw Workforce Development Area, is accepting public comment on the Pee Dee Region’s four-year regional plan as required by The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014.  The Pee Dee Region includes the Waccamaw (Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties), Santee Lynches (Sumter, Clarendon, Kershaw and Lee counties) and Pee Dee (Florence, Marion, Darlington, Dillon, Marlboro and Chesterfield counties) Workforce Development Areas. The region’s four year plan serves as a process that will plan for, build, begin to implement, and provide for sustaining a talent development system built on defining the talent pipeline at the regional level that will support the State’s strategic and operational goals.  The plan can be found online at www.waccamawworks.org or at www.wrcog.org.  Comments on the plan can be submitted by October 30, 2016 in writing to the attention of:

WIOA Regional Plan, 2016-2020
 

Public Comment
Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments
1230 Highmarket Street
Georgetown, SC  29440

09.30.

Notice of Public Comment-WIOA Local Plan

Notice of Public Comment

The Waccamaw Workforce Development Area, which includes Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties, and the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments as its administrative entity are accepting public comment on their four-year local plan required by The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014.  WIOA is designed to help youth, job seekers and businesses.  The comprehensive four-year local plan, in partnership with Chief Elected Officials, serves as a plan to develop, align, and integrate local area service delivery strategies with those that support the State’s strategic and operational goals.  The plan can be found online at www.waccamawworks.org or at www.wrcog.org.  Comments on the plan can be submitted by October 30, 2016 in writing to the attention of:

WIOA Local Plan 2016-2020

Public Comment
Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments
1230 Highmarket Street
Georgetown, SC  29440

09.26.

Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) Grant Applications Now Available

Incumbent Worker Training Assistance
The Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments announces the availability of Incumbent Worker Training Assistance (IWT) under provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014. The purpose of this IWT Program is to assist employers in training currently employed workers in an effort to keep businesses and workers competitive. Private Sector South Carolina Employers located in the counties of Williamsburg, Georgetown and Horry in need of training for incumbent workers due to expansion and changing skill requirements caused by new technology, retooling, new product lines, and new organizational restructuring may be eligible for IWT assistance. Interested employers must forward their request for IWT assistance to Ayla Hemeon, Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, REFERENCE: IWT PROGRAM, 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440, by October 14, 2016.

You may request an IWT Application by email to kmccutchen@wrcog.org or you may print/complete the application below:

IWT Public Announcement

IWT Guidelines

IWT Application

 

 

09.15.

Waccamaw Workforce Development Board Meeting Agenda

The next Waccamaw Workforce Development Board meeting is set for 9:30am on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments building located at 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440. The meeting agenda is attached below. For additional information, please call 843-546-8502.

Agenda-September 2016

07.12.

Waccamaw Workforce Development Board Meeting Planned for July, 19th

The next Waccamaw Workforce Development Board meeting is set for 9:30am on Tuesday, July, 19th at the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments building located at 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440. The meeting agenda is attached below. For additional information, please call 843-546-8502.

Agenda – July 19 2016

05.11.

Waccamaw Workforce Development Board Meeting Agenda

The next Waccamaw Workforce Development Board meeting is set for 9:30am on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments building located at 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440. The meeting agenda is attached below. For additional information, please call 843-546-8502.

Agenda – May17 2016

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Waccamaw Workforce Development Board brings employers and job seekers together in South Carolina. The majority of the WWDB members are business representatives. Other members include representatives of education providers, labor organizations, community-based organizations, economic development agencies, and programs participating in the one-stop system. In our area, Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments serves as the administrative entity and fiscal agent for the Workforce Investment Board.

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