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The International Association of Workforce Professionals (IAWP) is a worldwide educational association providing its members with training and learning opportunities to help them better serve their customers.

IAWP offers educational scholarships, a professional development program, and the Certified Workforce Specialist (CWS) certification program.


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President Obama Signs WIOA, USDOL to Host Webinar on Implementation

President Obama signed the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act (WIOA) on July 22. ETA plans on hosting two webinars on WIOA and implementation timetable on Wednesday, July 23.  The webinars include the following:

Workforce System WIOA Webinar - Wednesday, July 23, 2:00-2:45 PM (EDT): Geared for state and local officials in the workforce system.  It will provide a brief overview of the legislation, dates on implementation, and information on resources and materials on the new law.  NASWA encourages all state workforce agency leaders and staff to participate in the webinar.  To register for this webinar visit:

http://webapps.dol.gov/DOLEvents/Event/View/325/Update-on-Workforce-Legislation-for-the-Workforce-System.

General Stakeholder WIOA Webinar – Wednesday, July 23, 4:00-4:45 PM (EDT):  The second webinar is intended for general stakeholders affiliated with the system and provide a broader overview of WIOA, while also discussing implementation dates and resources to be made available from USDOL.  To register for this webinar, visit:

 http://webapps.dol.gov/DOLEvents/Event/View/326/Update-on-Workforce-Legislation-for-Interested-Stakeholders. 

ETA also provided a schedule of required implementation dates of WIOA (http://naswa.org/assets/utilities/serve.cfm?gid=C710F294-46E4-43D9-9CC3-A709FEA2CFE1) outlining the required actions listed within WIOA.   WIOA will take effect on July 1, 2015, the start of Program Year (PY) 2015.    

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The Encourage 5 Campaign asks IAWP members to urge five people to attend the 2015 International Conference in Savannah, GA and to encourage five people to join IAWP. Find out how to get involved!

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