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Workforce Development Board

1910 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115 

Grace A. Kilbane
Executive Director
Cleveland/Cuyahoga County
Workforce Development Board
Telephone: (216) 777-8191

Grace A. Kilbane Executive Director Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Workforce Development Board
Telephone: (216) 777-8191

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) serves as the advisory body for the Cuyahoga County Department of Workforce Development. The purpose of the department is to provide resources and information that assist residents of Cuyahoga County in moving toward financial independence through employment. Its programs and services include education, job training, job search assistance and employment-related youth programs funded through the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA). The WDB, by law, provides policy and guidance and exercises oversight for Service Delivery Area 3 (City of Cleveland/Cuyahoga County), in partnership with Cuyahoga County and City of Cleveland.

In order to meet the requirements of the federal law governing Workforce Development Boards (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014), a majority of WDB members must be from the private sector; and they must be owners of businesses, chief executives or other private sector executives who have substantial management or policy responsibilities. By law, the WDB must include public sector representatives of organized labor and community-based organizations; also, a representative of each of the following: education, vocational rehabilitation agency, public assistance agency, economic development agency, representatives of the one-stop partners and the public employment service.

Appointing Authority     Length of Term
Cuyahoga County and Mayor of Cleveland     3 years (Program Year is July 1st to June 30th)

Public Meetings:
Regular meetings are generally held quarterly from 8:00-10:00 am, at OhioMeansJobs|Cleveland-Cuyahoga County, 1910 Carnegie Avenue, 3rd floor, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 . Meeting times and location are changed occasionally by agreement of the trustees.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014

Related Documents:

NOW Regional Plan 2017 and Attachments  
Local Plan 2017 – Area 3 (NOW Regional Plan Addendum 2) 
Strategic Direction   
CCWDB Membership      
CCWDB By-Laws   
CCWDB Standing Committees
Other CCWDB Information  

One Direction for Workforce (The City Club Event 10.31.17)


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