Integrated Performance Information - Christopher King

Integrated Performance Information
Principal Investigator: Christopher T. King
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration
Research Partners:

Washington State Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board,
National Governors Association Center for Best Practices

Project Duration: December 2003 - December 2004
Description:

The purpose of this project is to provide the Department of Labor with input from the states on what is required to support integrated information on the results of workforce investment programs and the One-Stop system. Examples of integrated information on results include but are not limited to: outcome measures that apply across multiple workforce development programs; measures of the performance of One-Stop Centers and the One-Stop system; other measures of the shared results of workforce investment programs that are attributable to the combined effects of multiple programs; and training provider results reported to meet the requirements of multiple programs.

The project encompasses the six states of Florida, Michigan, Montana, Oregon, Texas and Washington. In collaboration with its partners, Ray Marshall Center staff have:

  • Planned and facilitated three IPI "academy" meetings with the 6 Planned and facilitated three IPI "academy" meetings with the 6 Planned and facilitated three IPI academy meetings with the six states and other experts;
  • Prepared three issues papers;
  • Planned and participated in a one-day meeting of performance measurement and management experts from workforce, education and related fields in Washington. D.C., to solicit their input and suggestions; and
  • Contributed to preparation of the draft project blueprint report that will be released in Fall 2004.
Reports Available:

Integrated Performance Information for Workforce Development: Framing the Issues, by Christopher T. King and Dan O'Shea. Austin, TX: Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, The University of Texas at Austin, December 2003.

The Alignment of Workforce Performance Measures and Policymaker Needs in Ten Leading-edge States, by Dan O'Shea, Sarah Looney and Christopher T. King. Austin, TX: Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, The University of Texas at Austin, March 2004.

Proposed Performance Measures and State Responses: Analysis and Next Steps, by Christopher T. King and Sarah Looney. Austin, TX: Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, The University of Texas at Austin, June 2004.

 
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