CANCELLATION OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL - TANF Youth

NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

The Request for Proposal for providers to operate programs for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Youth (ages 5 - 18) under the auspices of the Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board (L/S WIB) due on October 12, 2018 is hereby cancelled. The cancellation is due to extenuating circumstances and it is the intent of L/S WIB to reissue the TANF Youth RFP at a future date.

Request for Proposal - TANF Youth

Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board, Inc.

For Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties

LEGAL NOTICE

The Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board, Inc. (L/SWIB) is seeking qualified providers to operate programs for youth ages 5-18 and qualified by TANF guidelines. Programs should concentrate on literacy, career awareness/exploration, financial literacy, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) awareness. TANF eligibility must be determined prior to programs commencement. Pre and post assessment measures are required.   This solicitation covers the period from 7/1/18 - 6/30/19.

Interested proposers may secure the Request for Proposal (RFP) through written mail request to Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board, 32 E. Union Street, Second Floor, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701, by fax (570) 970-4050, or email at information@lswib.org. Proposals must be received by the WIB Office no later than Friday, October 12, 2018 at 12:00 noon.

Executive Committee Meeting Location Change

Public Notice

The Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board, Inc.

Interested parties are advised that the Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board, Inc. Executive Committee Meetings scheduled for September 5, 2018, October 3, 2018, November 7, 2018, and December 5, 2018 will be held at 32 E. Union St., 2nd Floor, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

L/S WIB Office moves

As of September 1, 2018 the L/S WIB, Inc. office will be located at:

32 E. Union Street, 2nd Floor

Wilkes-Barre, PA  18701

Student Manufacturing Video Contest 2018

What’s so cool about manufacturing?

This sure is!

These annual video contests excite students across Pennsylvania to explore cool manufacturing careers and produce profiles of companies.

NEPA WDB PY 2017-2019 Multi-Year Regional Plan and L/S WIB PY 2017-2019 Multi-Year Local Plan

L/S WIB DRAFT PY17-19 Multi-Year Local Plan

NEPA WDB DRAFT PY17-19 Multi-Year Regional Plan

On behalf of Chairperson, Karen Kenderdine and the Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board, Inc., in partnership with Chief Elected Officials from Luzerne County Council and Schuylkill County Commissioners, present the DRAFT Luzerne/Schuylkill Local Workforce Investment Board Multi-Year Local Plan and the DRAFT Northeastern Pennsylvania Consortium of Workforce Boards Multi-Year Regional Plan for Program Years 2017-2019.  The Plans have been submitted to the PA Department of Labor and Industry.

 

YES (Your Employability Skills) Program Overview

Another successful year for the YES (Your Employability Skills) program has been completed.  the Northeast PA Manufacturers and Employers Council, Increcently produced a video that provides a general overview of the program. Since YES was first offered in 2006 with only 1 school and 14 students initially,  5,554 students have participated in the program, with 2,010 of those earning their certification. Because of YES, students are not only equipped with the skills necessary for the workplace, but also with knowledge that will help them to grow into responsible and successful adults.  Please click here to watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sS597QXxC4

One Stop Operator RFP Questions/Answers

Luzerne Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board, Inc.

For Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties

One Stop Operator RFP Questions/Answers

 

1.  Under Operator Roles & Scope of Work:

Oversight of performance management system relative to WIOA performance metrics – Since there are three WIOA title I entities in the LS WIA, are the operators going to be monitoring all three (EDSI, ResCare, ReDCo) monthly performance numbers?  Are we also responsible for the other WIOA Titles, such as OVR?  Answer: The One Stop Operator will serve in the capacity of an intermediary with all One Stop Partners. There is an expectation the One Stop Operator must recognize and understand the parameters under which the individual partners provide services, including partner specific performance measures. The LSWIB is the responsible entity who will monitor the partners’ monthly performance numbers.

2.  Under Organizational Profile and Required Information

Description of the proposing entities forming the consortium (minimum of three) – Should this say minimum of two proposing entities as mentioned on Page 1 of the RFP? Answer: Yes, minimum of two language on page 1 is correct.

3.  Under Organizational Profile and Required Information should state; “Description of the proposing entities forming the consortium (minimum of two)”

Under Estimated financial support Is it $4,000 an annual budget number or is the expected funding a total of $4,000 across the potential four years of the RFP? Answer: The estimated financial support of $4,000 is an annual budget.

One Stop Operator RFP

Luzerne Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board, Inc.

For Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties

LEGAL NOTICE

The Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board, Inc. (L/S WIB) is soliciting proposals to identify a consortium of entities as defined by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to serve as the One Stop Operator for functional supervision of the L/S WIB’s three (3) comprehensive Pennsylvania CareerLink® sites located in Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties, a proud partner in the American JobCenter Network.

Interested proposers may secure the request for proposal through email at information@lswib.org.

Proposals must be received via electronic mail no later than May 10, 2017, 4:00 p.m.