2020 WIOA Regional and Local Planning

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​The federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires the creation of comprehensive regional and local workforce development strategic plans for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2024.

This page is the official source of information on Illinois WIOA Regional and Local planning.  Individuals and organizations interested in the planning process will find:

  • Regional and Local Planning Guidance
  • An interactive map showing overlap between Economic Development Regions, Local Workforce Areas, Community College and K-12 districts and WIOA Core Partner Service Regions.
  • WIOA Services locator
  • The Illinois Sector Strategies Framework
  • Regional Data Packets
  • The online Plan/MOU Dashboard that indicates the plan status while in the review process and, once approved, the means to view, search and download regional and local plans.
  • FAQs
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Archived Webinar Recording Coming October 23, 2019. 

Planning Guidance

2020 Planning

  • Illinois WIOA Planning Process – Regional and Local Planning Process Guide (**Coming Soon**) 

Webinar Slides


  • Illinois Integrated Regional Planning Project - Guidance and Templates for Regional Team Planning Work (**Coming Soon**)

2016 Planning Guidance

Other Resources


  • ​WIOA Regional Planning Team Point of Contact (PDF)
  • For Technical Assistance Submit Questions through the FAQs Here.

Additional Information

Sector Strategies/Business Engagement

Service Integration


Regional Data Packets

  • **Coming Soon - October 31, 2019

IDES Labor Market Data

Federal Data Sources