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Reporting Program Completion Outcomes using PIRL 1813

Purpose: To highlight and clairify performance policy for PIRL 1813 Date Completed, During Program Participation, an Education or Training Program Leading to a Recognized Postsecondary Credential or Employment (WIOA)

Posted On: Apr 16, 2019 10:58 AM
Posted By: Kevin Mauro

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How to Effectively Organize and Manage Your Grant Using Data

The America’s Promise Grants Program is now halfway into the period of performance and to get to the finish line and achieve overall goals, it’s important to pay close attention to performance data.  The recently completed mid-point assessment provided grantees the opportunity to pause and take a focused look at key metrics and success factors with those overall goals in mind.

Posted On: Apr 23, 2019 2:20 PM
Posted By: Angella Brown

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H-1B WIPS Tips

We are so excited that H-1B grantees now have access to the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration’s performance reporting system, Workforce Integrated Performance System (WIPS), and successfully submitted the Quarterly Progress Reports (QPRs) for the quarter ending December 31, 2017.

Posted On: Apr 11, 2018 10:36 AM
Posted By: Kevin Mauro

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Welcome to the America's Promise Community of Practice (CoP)

Welcome to the America’s Promise Community of Practice (CoP)!

Posted On: Dec 21, 2017 5:13 PM
Posted By: Kevin Mauro

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America’s Promise Grantee Engages Employers through Skills and Career Mapping

The Research Foundation (RF) City University of New York (CUNY) TechWorks Initiative is a comprehensive, industry-driven strategy to develop and sustain a talent pipeline that proactively meets employers’ needs for Information Technology workers who possess the knowledge and skills to succeed in New York’s booming technology and innovation sector.  

Posted On: May 14, 2018 3:46 PM
Posted By: Heidi Sheppard

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America's Promise Grantees' Achievements Year 2 Blog

America’s Promise grantees have just completed the second year of the four-year grant program and the momentum remains strong. Our Technical Assistance team recently asked each America’s Promise project about their proudest moments in 2018. Below are notable achievements from each of our 23 projects.

Posted On: Jan 16, 2019 11:05 AM
Posted By: Heidi Sheppard

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Using Portfolios in the Hiring Process

The use of portfolios in the employment process is growing, particularly in the Information Technology (IT) sector. If you are not already doing so, you may want to consider investigating how portfolios can help your America’s Promise participants.

Posted On: May 04, 2018 1:06 PM
Posted By: Heidi Sheppard

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America's Promise, year 1: Lessons learned, successes, challenges, and surprises

America’s Promise grantees are just over a year into their period of performance and they are already expanding partnerships, strengthening career pathways, and increasing opportunities for all Americans to prosper. The America’s Promise Technical Assistance team asked grantees about the lessons they learned and the successes, challenges, and surprises they experienced over the past year. 

Posted On: Mar 01, 2018 2:00 PM
Posted By: Kevin Mauro

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Grantee Feature: City of Springfield Ozark Region Workforce Development Board

A Good Outreach Strategy Starts with Knowing Who You Serve

Posted On: Dec 01, 2017 4:55 PM
Posted By: Kevin Mauro

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Grantee Feature: Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC)

Grantee Expands Partnership with Local Employer

Posted On: Jan 25, 2018 10:53 AM
Posted By: Kevin Mauro