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Florida PYs 2020-2023 Published Approved

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  • III. Operational Planning Elements

    The Unified or Combined State Plan must include an Operational Planning Elements section that supports the State’s strategy and the system-wide vision described in Section II(c) above.  Unless otherwise noted, all Operational Planning Elements apply to Combined State Plan partner programs included in the plan as well as to core programs.  This section must include—

    • a. State Strategy Implementation

      The Unified or Combined State Plan must include–

      • 2. Implementation of State Strategy

        Describe how the lead State agency with responsibility for the administration of each core program or a Combined Plan partner program included in this plan will implement the State’s Strategies identified in Section II(c). above. This must include a description of—

III. a. 2. F. Partner Engagement with Other Education and Training Providers

Describe how the State’s Strategies will engage the State’s other education and training providers, including providers on the state’s eligible training provider list, as partners in the workforce development system to create a job-driven education and training system.

Current Narrative:

Partner Engagement with Other Education and Training Providers

Partnerships with School Districts
VR partners to provide Work-Based Learning Experiences with some local school districts. VR Transition Youth services align with the Pre-Employment Transition Services required under WIOA. VR is seeking an expansion of capacity by encouraging school districts to become Pre-ETS providers

Leveraging Partnerships for Exceptional Education and Student Services
The FDBS and VR entered into an MOU with the Florida Department of Education’s Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services (BEESS). This state-level interagency agreement requires partners to provide transition services to students progressing from high school to postsecondary education/training, support services and/or employment. Parties under this agreement meet regularly to share information, ideas and current initiatives; collaborate on training and special projects; cooperate in planning and budgeting, and support mutually beneficial areas of work.

Florida’s Eligible Training Provider List
CareerSource Florida uses DEO statewide data and LWDB data to produce and transmit critical labor market intelligence to the CareerSource Florida network, educators and training providers and to economic development partners. This information can be used in partnership with eligible training providers to ensure the training needs of Florida employers are met.