Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

WIOA: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity ActThe Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program is a federally funded program that provides employability training to the economically disadvantaged and dislocated workers.

WIOA provides assistance with tuition and fees, textbooks and required supplies, uniforms and tools. Additional support services are available based on individual eligibility and WIOA policy.

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

  • County of Residence
  • Completion of at least (1) semester, (case by case)
  • GPA of at least 2.5
  • Level of program (Degree/Diploma)*; does not cover certificate programs
  • Previous work experience
  • Previous post-secondary education
  • Childcare
  • Desire to obtain fulltime employment

Some programs may be excluded; check with the school’s WIOA representative.
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 receiving government assistance?

 

 

STAFF

 

Warner Robins Campus:
Valencia Bailey
MGC WIOA Coordinator
(478) 218-3218
vbailey@centralgatech.edu

Macon Campus:
Terri Booker
Bibb WIOA Coordinator
(478) 757-6621
tbooker@centralgatech.edu

Dr. Christopher Williams
Career Advisor
(478) 476-5161
cbwilliams@centralgatech.edu