Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

WIOA: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity ActThe Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a federally funded program. WIOA funds are available for dislocated workers and low-income adults & youths. The funds are administered specifically through services geared toward helping disadvantaged citizens obtain meaningful employment.

WIOA provides assistance with:

  • Tuition and Fees
  • Textbooks
  • Program Supplies
  • Uniforms and Tools

*Additional support services are available based on individual eligibility and WIOA policy

The WIOA Selection Criteria

The WIOA selection process is based on availability or quarterly openings and funding. Selection criteria includes:

  • County of Residence
  • Completion of at least one (1) semester, (case by case)
  • GPA of at least 2.0
  • Type and level of program (Degree/Diploma)*
  • Previous work experience
  • Previous post-secondary education
  • Childcare
  • Desire to obtain fulltime employment

* Some Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) programs may be covered
Some programs may be excluded
* Check with a CGTC WIOA representative for program qualification

WIOA Pre-Screen Questions

  • Are you a full-time student?
  • Are you unemployed as a result of plant or company lay off or facility closure?
  • Are you on a low-income budget and receiving government assistance?

PDF WIOA Eligible Programs List
 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Email wioa@centralgatech.edu or contact a CGTC WIOA representative below.

Macon Campus:
Terri Booker
MGC WIOA Coordinator
(478) 757-3495
tbooker@centralgatech.edu

Warner Robins Campus:
JaMelle Hill
MGC WIOA Coordinator
(478) 218-3208
jhill@centralgatech.edu
 
 
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