The purpose of the Berks County Workforce Development Board is to identify the long-term, strategic workforce development needs of the community; propose strategies to meet those needs; set priorities; build partnerships to align resources in support of those strategies; test specific initiatives to advance those ends; and measure and evaluate results. We support the development and maintenance of a skilled and competitive workforce in alignment with the broader economic development efforts to attract, retain and grow business in Berks County.
El propósito de la Junta de Desarrollo de la Fuerza Laboral del Condado de Berks es identificar las necesidades estratégicas de desarrollo de la fuerza laboral a largo plazo de la comunidad; proponer estrategias para satisfacer esas necesidades; establecer prioridades; establecer asociaciones para alinear los recursos en apoyo de esas estrategias; probar iniciativas específicas para avanzar en esos fines; y medir y evaluar los resultados. Apoyamos el desarrollo y mantenimiento de una fuerza laboral calificada y competitiva en alineación con los esfuerzos de desarrollo económico más amplios para atraer, retener y hacer crecer los negocios en el Condado de Berks
Meetings of the Berks County Workforce Development Board (WDB) for calendar year 2023 are scheduled quarterly, in March, June, September and December at 7:30 a.m. Please visit http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Pages/Calendar.aspx
for location details (in-person or virtual) and for the meeting agenda (24 hours prior to meeting).
The meeting dates for 2023 are:
March 24, 2023
June 16, 2023
September 15, 2023
The WDB will hold Finance & Executive Committee meetings normally on a virtual platform. Public notice of each meeting will be advertised with a conference telephone number and ID to access the Microsoft® Teams Meeting. The Finance & Executive Committee meeting dates for 2023 are:
March 9, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. (MS Teams)
June 8, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. (MS Teams)
September 7, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. (in person)
December 7, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. (MS Teams)
Any variation in the meeting schedules or platform will be announced as far in advance as possible. Special meetings may be held at the call of the Chair.
for Finance and Executive Committee meeting.
The Stevens Amendment is an appropriations provision that requires grantees of the Department of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS), and Education to disclose for a grant program the percent of the costs financed with federal funds.
PUBLIC LAW 101-166, SECTION 511
- Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) programs are federally supported 100% by the U.S. Department of Labor as part of an award totaling $5,034,909 with $0 (0%) state, local and/or non-governmental funds.
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) programs are federally supported 100% by the U.S. Department of Human Services as part of an award totaling $3,846,548 with $0 (0%) state, local, and/or non-governmental funds.
- Discretionary grants are federally supported 100% by the U.S. Department of Labor as part of an award totaling $254,243 with $0 (0%) state, local and/or non-governmental funds.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to persons with disabilities. Language assistance services are available free of cost.
Equal Opportunity Is The Law
La Igualdad De Oportunidad Es La Ley