Local Board Liaison Subcommittee
January 9, 2002
10:00-2:00 pm
Turf Inn, Albany, New York


10:00 - 11:30What’s In Your Local One-Stop System?
  • WIB and WIB Support
    Staffing and Board Development: What do Local Boards need to help meet their mission? What tools are currently being used? What tools need to be developed or made available?
  • MOU Negotiation and Monitoring
    What has worked? What needs improvement? Where does the Resource Matrix fit into the MOU process?
  • The Role of the Wagner-Peyser Program in the Local One-Stop System
  • Communication Between Local Board and Partners
    How are Local Board priorities, objectives, goals communicated to the partner programs? How can the State Board help with that communication? What tools need to be developed to assist Local Boards in this effort?
11:30 - 12:15WIA Title I Program Expenditures & Performance Outcomes
  • Discussion on local level expenditures: where are the problems and what solutions can be advanced to assist in increasing expenditures at the local level? What did the Program Year 2000 outcomes mean and what steps do we take to move forward?
12:15 - 12:45Lunch
12:45 - 1:45State and Local Board Roles to Assist Meeting Employer and Job Seeker Needs in a Changing Economy
  • Role of Labor Market Information in Local Board policies: Is it being used? What information is needed? How it the information accessed? How can the State Board help ensure Local Boards to access quality data to make informed choices?
  • How have recent economic changes affected local board policies? What demand for services is being sought? What innovative approaches are being used to meet that demand? Can your current one-stop system meet the demand? Where can the State Board assist in strengthening the delivery of services and the quality of service delivery?
  • Local Board Priorities: Have any sectors or clusters been targeted for priority of service? If so, how can the State Board help support those decisions? How will success be measured on those priorities? What tools can help better inform such priorities?
  • System Measures: Have Local Boards developed any measures to quantify results across partner programs? How can these efforts be supported at the state level?
1:45 - 2:00Next Steps
  • Wrap up on discussion with next steps to be discussed; information to be disseminated to the local board chairs and presented at the next State Board meeting