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WIOA Program Performance
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WIOA's goals include: increase employment, retention and earnings to improve the skills of Ohio's workforce, reduce welfare dependency, enhance the productivity of our workforce, and help businesses compete globally. 

These goals, and their connected performance outcomes, help local areas shape their WIOA programs to place more Ohioans in jobs and prepare our youth for their future careers.       

Ohio has been approved for waivers to the statutory performance measures found in Section 136 of the WIA legislation and operates under an alternative set of measures called "Common Measures" which are as follows: 
 

 Performance Reports       

 Additional Resources
     
 National  Performance Reports
 

Adult and Dislocated Worker (DW) Programs
  1. Entered Employment - Percentage employed in the 1st quarter after program exit
  2. Employment Retention - Percentage of those employed in the 1st quarter after program
    exit and who were still employed in the 2nd and 3rd quarter after program exit
  3. Average Earnings - Earnings in the 2nd and 3rd quarters after exit compared to a negotiated standard
 
Youth Program       
  1. Placement in Employment or Education - Entered employment or enrolled in education or training 1st quarter after program exit 
  2. Attainment of a Degree or Certificate by Participants - Percentage of youth participants that earned a diploma, GED or certificate 
  3. Literacy and Numeracy Gains - Attainment of an increase of literacy and numeracy skills by youth participants
 
In addition to the Common Measures, Ohio requires that local areas report credential or certificate outcomes for adults and dislocated workers who received training services.

Performance is reported as exceeded, met, or not met.   

Exceeded means that a workforce investment area performed at a higher percentage than the standard set by Ohio. 
 Met means that an area performed between 80% and 100% of the standard. 
 Not met means that performance is below 80% of the standard.
    
PY refers to Program Year which begins July 1 and ends June 30 of the following year. For example,
PY 2015 begins on July 1, 2015 and ends on June 30, 2016.
         

     Performance Goals for PY 2015
 

Performance Measure  

 

Ohio PY 2015
Standard
 

80% of 2015 (Meets)  

Adult Entered Employment 79% 63.2%
Adult Employment Retention 89% 71.2%
Adult Average Earnings           $15,800           $12,640
     
Dislocated Worker Entered Employment 81% 64.8%
Dislocated Worker Employment Retention 92.5% 74%
Dislocated Worker Average Earnings            $19,250            $15,400
     
Youth Placement in Employment or Education 67% 53.6%
Youth Attainment of a Degree or Certificate 63% 50.4%
Youth Literacy and Numeracy Gains 56% 44.8%
 
    
                                                                                                                                     Last Update 10/13/2016