Episode 13: The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Date: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 1:00 pm EDT
Speaker(s): 

Rebecca Salon, Project Director - LEAD Center
Elizabeth Jennings, Assistant Project Director - LEAD Center

Description: 

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, this episode focuses on the Workforce Innovation and Employment Opportunity Act (WIOA). WIOA is designed to modernize and improve existing federal workforce development programs. Dr. Rebecca Salon and Elizabeth Jennings of the National Disability Institute’s LEAD Center will discuss the changes created by WIOA and the opportunities it presents for individuals with disabilities.