Date: 2/9/2018
Information Contact 1: Wendi Secrist : (208) 488-7561 : 

Public Invited to Comment on State Plan Addressing Critical Workforce Needs

Public comment is sought on updates to the 2016-2019 Idaho Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) state plan through a series of meetings each Tuesday for the next five weeks. The updates address state workforce performance goals and sector strategies.

All meetings, including the one on Feb. 13, will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Idaho Department of Labor central office in Boise, 317 W. Main St., 3rd floor west conference room.

To participate remotely via teleconference, call 1-208-947-1053, ext. 2902; conference ID: 663905. To view the accompanying screen presentation via the internet, go to

The state plan is open for public comment until March 13. Comments can be submitted by email until then at

The plan, developed jointly with Idaho’s state workforce partners, outlines the state’s four-year strategic plan for its workforce development system to meet Idaho’s educational and training needs required for a skilled workforce now and in the future.

More details about the state plan can be found at

The Idaho state plan is developed together among federal programs administered by the following state agencies:

  • Department of Labor
  • Division of Career & Technical Education
  • Division of Vocation Rehabilitation
  • Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Commission on Aging
  • Idaho Workforce Development Council  

Stakeholder collaboration, review and public comment are key requirements of this planning process. 

Remaining meeting dates are:
  • Feb. 13
  • Feb. 20
  • Feb. 27
  • March 6
  • March 13

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