Students in the Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) program will join the UAA Community & Technical College (CTC) July 1. Click here to read more.
The Technical Vocational Education Program (TVEP)* provides grants to high-demand career and technical education entities for industry-specific, on-the-job and classroom training.
UA manages its TVEP funds as a single allocation to initiate or enhance high-priority workforce development programs. The funding must meet the following criteria:
- High-demand and or regional workforce needs
- Increased access and flexibility of training delivery
- Improved persistence of educational progress
- Promote collaboration across the UA System by expanding partnerships
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The enactment of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which goes into effect on July 1, 2015,
provides new opportunities for the workforce system and Career and Technical Education (CTE) to work together.
Whether a state creates a “Combined Plan” that includes WIOA and the State Plan for Perkins, or a state writes a
“Unified Plan,”1 the state should consider how these programs can best work together to prepare individuals for
careers that meet employer skill needs. This paper outlines some key areas where alignment can occur.