SFY 2024 WIOA Adult-Dislocated Career Services RFP Q&A, Clarifications, and Revisions

RFP Questions and Responses

As of 4/24/23

  1. Will employers referred by economic development entities for On-the-Job (OJT) agreements be counted towards the Pay for Performance Business Services measure?
    1. No.
  2. Are there any page limits outside of the program narrative?
    1. No.
  3. How many cases would a Provider anticipate would be carried over into the new Project Year? Current Adult and DW [enrollment]?
    1. As of 4/21/23, there are 376 Adult-eligible and 124 Dislocated Worker-eligible customers being served in Area 2. A provider should anticipate a carryover caseload between 325-400 Adults and 100-150 Dislocated Workers.
  4. Average caseload size per Project Year?
    1. During Program Year 2021, 576 Adults and 216 Dislocated Workers were served. This is representative of the current average.
  5.  Can the Workforce Development Board provide clarifications on the goals: Enrollment goals; Training Enrollment; OJT/Transitional Jobs Enrollment?
    1. Area 2 has not set specific goals for these services, however, a budget is set aside for each training service for the program year, and the provider is expected to expend the allocated amount.
  6. Does the Board have a current staffing plan by location?
    1. In Summit County, the WIOA program staff consists of a Manager, Business Services Assistant Manager, Recruiters (4), Workshop Instructor, Career Counselor, Training Specialists (2), Intake Specialists (2), Talent Developers (2), Quality Assurance Specialist, Business Training Specialist, and Special Projects Coordiator. In Medina, a Manager, Business Development Coordinator, Employment Specialists (2), Training Specialist, Recruiter, Quality Assurance Specialist, and Career Counselor. Area 2 does not require or recommend a specific number of staff/staff minimums.

RFP Clarifications and Revisions

As of 4/4/23

  1. The mandatory Letter of Intent due date has been revised from April 10, 2023 to April 14, 2023, 4:00 p.m. EST.
  2. Clarification of RFP Page 16, Organizational Overview Q9 “Program facilities and services must comply with Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) regulations and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Provide verification the organization complies with EEO and ADA regulations.” Respondents should provide verification that their own organization’s policies, practices, and facilities are in compliance with EEO and ADA.