The KANSASWORKS State Board serves as a review board and change agent empowered with the responsibility of making recommendations to the Governor and to state agencies to align workforce development with the needs of economic development in the state.
Considering the Governor's Roadmap 2.0 and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, the KANSASWORKS State Board revised its strategic plan to formalize its understanding of WIOA and to guide Core Partners as they implement the new workforce system:
Deliver a qualified workforce through a statewide workforce system that is accessible to all, including those with significant barriers to employment, to support Kansas businesses, grow jobs and improve the prosperity of jobseekers and workers and workers.
Maximize the value of the Kansas Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Workforce System by delivering a skilled workforce to Kansas companies as we strive to achieve excellence in service delivery to all customers, promote best practices and establish our integrated workforce system as a national leader.
Goal 1: An Efficient Workforce System with Accountability
Utilize the WIOA mandated functions of the State Board to assist the Governor in aligning the Kansas Workforce System.
Goal 2: A System Aligned with Workforce, Education and Economic Needs
Ensure system connection linking workforce, education and economic interests.
Goal 3: An Effective Statewide System that Provides Measurable Value on Investment
Develop benchmarks using comprehensive performance metrics encouraging system goal attainment, ensuring data integrity and promoting consistent reporting statewide.
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