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Governor John A. Kitzhaber's Administration

Record Series Descriptions

Workforce Program Records
1993-2002
Office/Function: Education and Workforce Policy Office
15 cubic feet
Arrangement: By folder title. Some folders are grouped.

Series documents the actions of the Education and Workforce Policy Office in relation to workforce issues generally. Subjects vary widely but include legislation, Oregon Workforce Investment Board, State Postsecondary Review Program (SPRP), various task forces and committees, regional strategies, budgets, regional workforce quality committees, welfare-to-work, and One-Stop service. Records include correspondence, memoranda, meeting records, reports, plans, publications, e-mails, legislation, and related documents.

Container List

Box 1
1. Vocational Rehabilitation / Department of Human Services
2. Senior and Disabled Services Division (SDSD) / Vocational Rehabilitation Division (VRD) Plan
3. Consultant Mark Burford
4. Oregon Progress Board
5. Progress Board
6-7. Quality Education
8. College Access
9. Legislative Correspondence
10. Legislative Concepts
11-12. Senate Bill 81 [1993]
13. 1995 Legislative Materials
14. House Bill 2991 [1995]
15. 1997 Legislation
16. Senate Bills 917 & 226 [1997]
17. Legislative History of Senate Bill 825 [1997]
18. House Bill 3100 & Senate Bill 843 [1997]
19. Senate Bill 5523 [1997]
20-22. House Bill 3203 [1999]
23. House Bill 2266 [2001]
24. House Bill 2296 [2001]
25. Providence and Pacificare
26. Precision Castparts Corporation
27. Portland Development Commission Partnership

Box 2
1. Education Forums / School Leaders Meetings
2. Education—General Information and Presentations
3. 1997 Oregon Statewide Assessments Results
4. Education Agenda / Education Field Hearings, 1999
5. Education Stakeholders
6. Implementation Team
7. Communications Committee
8. Governor’s Local Option Task Force
9. Governor’s Veto Letters, 19997
10. Governor Kitzhaber Speeches
11. Governor Roberts’ Speeches
12. Correspondence—Governor’s Office
13. Governor’s Correspondence, 1995
14. Governor’s Outgoing Correspondence, 1997
15. Governor’s Outgoing Correspondence, 1998
16. Governor’s Outgoing Correspondence, 1999
17. Governor’s Education Task Force
18. Governor’s Education and Workforce Cabinet
19. Briefing Memoranda
20. Briefing Memoranda, 1997
21. Briefing Memoranda, 1998
22. Governor’s 1999-2001 Budget
23. Oregon Education Investment Budget Proposal
24. Student Focus Groups
25. Oregon Enterprise Information Technology Strategy
26. Oregon Quality Education Model
27. Office of Educational Policy and Planning Audit, 1993
28. Retreats / Conferences: Oregon Employer Council 1998 & “Challenge of Change” 1997
29. Department of Administrative Services Memoranda

Box 3
1. Cost Allocation / Cost Sharing
2. Civil Rights / Workforce Investment Act
3. Business Forms
4. Apprenticeship Programs
5. America’s Service Locator Grant
6. Disaster Unemployment Insurance
7. Unemployment Insurance Extended Benefits
8. Reed Act
9. A Partner Forum on Sharing Employee Information , 27 June 2001
10. Eligible Training Provider
11. Energy Issues
12-14. Government-to-Government
15. High Tech / Intel
16. First Source Hiring
17. Information Technology Workforce
18. Shared Information System—Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Materials
19. Shared Information System—Performance Measurement & Oversight Committee
20. Shared Information System—Reports, Organizational Chart
21. State Postsecondary Review Program Agreement
22-23. State Postsecondary Review Entity
24. State Postsecondary Review Program (SPRR)

Box 4
1. Current Worker Training
2. Layoffs / Dislocations
3. Administrative Rules
4. Subcabinet Meetings, 2002
5. Subcabinet Meetings, 2001
6. Subcabinet Meetings, 2000
7. Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
8. Performance Reporting Information and System Management (PRISM)
9. Performance Accountability
10. Oregon Workforce Letter
11. Partnership & Opportunities
12. Oregon’s Microenterprise Network (OMEN)
13. Literacy Survey, May 1991
14. Health Care Sector Employment Initiative
15. Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
16. Workforce Development System Memorandum of Understanding
17. Methods of Administration (MOA)
18. Methods of Administration for the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 Concerning Non-discrimination and Equal Opportunity
19. Contracts and Agreements
20. Interagency Agreement
21-22. Contracts / Interagency Agreements
23. Interagency Agreement for Oregon’s Workforce System
24. Dislocated Worker Group
25. Job Training Partnership Administration
26. Oregon Workforce Development System—1995 Program Performance Data
27-28. Western Governors’ University
29. European Institute on Workforce Development

Box 5
1. Workforce Quality Council, 1993
2-3. Workforce Quality Council, 1994
4-5. Workforce Quality Council, 1995
6. Workforce Quality Council, 1996-1997
7. Workforce Quality Council’s Budget Review, 1997-1999
8. Workforce Quality Council’s Budget Review, 1993-1995
9. Workforce Quality Council Policy and Planning Committee Meeting agendas, Minutes, Etc., 1995-1996
10. 1995 Workforce Quality Council Review Team
11. Workforce Quality Council Executive Committee Meetings, 1996
12. Workforce Quality Council Executive Committee Meetings, 1996
13. Workforce Quality Council Meetings: January 1995 - June 1996
14. Workforce Quality Council Meetings: July 1996 - November 1996
15. Workforce Policy Council Meeting, 9 May 2001
16. Workforce Policy Cabinet Meeting, November 1999
17. Workforce Policy Cabinet Meeting, 9 December 1999
18. Workforce Investment Area Policy
19. Workforce Investment Act Kick-Off, 17 August 1999
20. Federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998
21. Dislocated Worker Program Under the Workforce Investment Act
22. Workforce Investment Act Readiness
23. Correspondence—Oregon Workforce Investment Board
24. Statewide Workforce Investment Board

Box 6
1. Oregon Workforce Investment Board, 25 February 2000
2. Oregon Workforce Investment Board Policies
3. Oregon Workforce Investment Board, 27 October 2000 & 28 January 2000
4. Workforce Investment Area Designation, 1999
5-6. Workforce Investment Board (WIB) Certification
7. Regional Workforce Committee Accomplishments
8. Regional Workforce Council Correspondence
9. Regional Workforce Quality Council, 1995-1997
10. Regional Workforce Investment Board Strategic Reserve Fund Contracts
11. Regional Workforce Quality Council Performance Measure Presentation
12-13. Region Three Workforce Committee
14. Region Two Workforce Development Board
15. Region One Workforce Council
16. Regional Chairs / Staff / Cabinet September 1998
17. Regional Chairs / Staff / Cabinet July 1998
18. Regional Chairs / Staff / Cabinet May 1998
19. Regional Chairs / Staff / Cabinet March 1998
20. Regional Chairs / Staff / Cabinet January 1998
21. Regional Chairs / Staff / Cabinet November 1997
22. Regional Chairs / Staff / Cabinet September 1997
23. Regional Staff / State Meetings
24. Regional Technical Assistance & Staffing
25. Regional Workforce Committee Orientation
26. Regional “Questions and Answers”
27. Regional Workforce Committee “One Pagers”
28. Regional Workforce Committee Indemnification
29. Regional Workforce Committee Strategic Reserve Funds
30. Regional Fiscal Agent Agreement
31. Regional Correspondence, 1998 & 1999
32. Regional Workforce Quality Councils Budget, 1999-2001

Box 7
1. Regional Workforce Committees 1997-1998 Budget Close-Out
2. Workforce Quality Council Strategic Planning Work Session, 4 May 1995
3. Regional Workforce Quality Committee Strategic Planning
4. National Board Certified Teachers’ Reception, 16 January 2001
5. Training w/ Carol Kelly, OEWP
6. Northwest Regional Educational Library
7. TART Group
8-10. State Planners
11. Independence and Productivity Policy Team
12. Education & Workforce Policy Team
13. The Private Industry Council (TPIC)
14. The Oregon Consortium
15. Biographical Information on Camille Presu-Braly, Director of Office of Educational Policy and Planning
16. Professional Services Coordinating Council
17. Partnership Conference
18. Oregon Housing and Community Services Department “Programs in Review” 1995-1997
19-22. School-to-Work
23. Matrix Masters School-to-Work Committee
24. National Skill Standards Board
25. School Vouchers
26. Employment Service Coordination
27. Northwest Area Foundation Grant, 1993
28. Transition Team, Governor Roberts to Governor Kitzhaber
29. Oregon University System / Service Employees International Union Bargaining
30. Biographies and Photographs

Box 8
1. Welfare-to-Work State Plan
2. Welfare-to-Work Governors’ Letters
3-4. Welfare-to-Work
5. Oregon Association of Nurserymen, Inc.
6. H-2A Agricultural Guestworker Program
7. One Stop
8. One-Stop Implementation Grant
9. One Stop Implementation
10-13. One Stop Management Team
14. Timber Center
15. Labor Relations
16. Education Continuum
17. Workforce Development Performance Measurement
18. Transition Plan, 1999
19-20. United States Department of Education Carl Perkins Federal Cash Transaction Report
21. Carl Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998

Box 9
1. Personnel Forms
2. Tracking Outcomes for Programs and Students
3. “All Managers’ Meeting, 22/23 June 1999” and Oregon Community College Association
4. Worksite 21
5. Industry Focus
6. Food Processing
7. Basic Skills
8. Targeted Training
9. Rural Development Initiatives—Strategy Linking
10. Oregon Rural Development Council / State Community Economic Revitalization Team
11. Regional Strategies / Rural Development Joint Committee
12. Regional Strategies
13. High Technology
14. Workforce Initiative Core Team
15. Regional High Performance Project
16. Information Facilitators
17. 1997 Economic Summit
18. Interim Work Group on Economic and Community Development
19. Jobs in the Woods
20. Dislocated Workers
21. “A Current Workforce Strategy for Oregon”
22. Certificate of Initial Mastery / Certificate of Advanced Mastery
23. Oregon’s New Century Schools—Certificate of Advanced Mastery Implementation
24. Budget Information
25. Budgets
26. Employment
27. Emergency Boards
28. Demand Side Strategies for Workforce Development
29. Warrants from Strategic Reserve Fund
30. Scheduling and Pre-scheduling
31. Office of Education and Work Policy Requests for Information
32. Workforce Investment Act Summit, 16 November 1998
33. Human Resource Investment Council (HIRC)
34. HRIC—May 1998 Meeting
35. HRIC—8 April 1998 Meeting
36. HRIC—February 1998 Meeting
37. HRIC—Appointment Process
38. HRIC Correspondence—In & Out

Box 10
1. Report: “Work Group on Accessible, Affordable Child Care” November 1998
2. “Workforce Investment Act Employer Information Packet” and “Employer Tool Kit for Implementing Work / Life Programs”
3. “U.S. Department of Labor / Job Training Partnership Act: An Evaluation of the Impact of Waivers in Oregon in 1997/1998”
4. State Comprehensive Workforce Plan (Draft) 1 December 1998
5-6. Reports and Studies
7. Assorted Reports
8. “Performance Standards in the Shared Information System” Report, 30 August 1993
9. “Investing in People”—Proposal for National Conference of State Legsilatures and Jobs for the Future, 1993
10. “Framework for Implementing K-12 School Transformation in Oregon” August 1997
11. “Updating Oregon’s Strategic Plan” by the Governor’s Oregon Shines Task Force
12. “Higher Education and the Oregon Economy” December 1997
13. “Agency Response to an Evaluation of Oregon’s Workforce Development System”
14. “Think Globally, Prepare Locally” Sampling of Workforce Quality Council Programs, 1996
15. Correspondence—Outgoing, 1999-2001
16. Administrative Correspondence, 1991-1993
17. Assorted Correspondence, 1992-1994
18. Correspondence—General
19-20. Correspondence—Employment Department
21. Assorted Correspondence, 1995-2002
22. Outgoing Correspondence, Workforce Quality Council Administrator
23. Oregon Education and Workforce Policy Outgoing Correspondence, 1999
24. Outgoing Correspondence from Education and Workforce Policy Advisor, 1998 and Prior
25. Oregon Education and Workforce Policy Incoming Correspondence, 1996-1999
26. Constituent Correspondence Responses
27. Constituent Correspondence, 1993-1994
28. “State Comprehensive Workforce Plan” 1 December 1998

Box 11
1. Financial / Funding Documents
2. Core, Intensive, and Training Services
3. Dropouts
4. Workforce Investment Act Documents, December 1999: Performance Accountability, Proposed Revised Administrative Cost Provisions, Planning Guidance, Final Regulatory Process
5. “Workforce Investments in Oregon” 1991-2001 Governor’s Recommended Budget
6. Oregon Statewide Workforce Action Team (SWAT)
7-8. System Performance
9. Career Ladders / Skill Improvement Opportunities
10. Economic Downturn Information, 2001
11. Policy Writing
12. Serving Youth
13. Adult and Family Services (AFS) Meetings
14. American Society for Training and Development
15. Initial Service Request Form / Information and Referral Form
16. Credentials
17. Individual Education Account
18-20. “Up With Wages”
21-22. Community Colleges and Workforce Development
23. Community Colleges and Workforce Development Rules
24. Oregon Community College Association
25. Community Colleges
26. Correspondence—Community Colleges, 2001
27-28. Oregon Workforce Option
29. Office of Community College Services / Job Training Partnership Act

Box 12
1. Task Force on Paid Family Leave and Unemployment Insurance
2. Confidentiality Rule
3. Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Act
4. Coordinated Training
5. Branding
6. Board Support
7. Oregon Worker Relief and Economic Recovery Act, 24 January 2002
8. Strategic Planning System Definition and Review Team
9. Teacher Shortage
10. Workforce Analyst / Board Materials
11. Baseline / Performance Negotiations with Department of Labor
12. Governor’s Workforce Summit
13. Incumbent Worker Strategy
14. Oregon Business Magazine Insert, 1994
15. Assorted Meeting Materials
16. Assorted Planning and Policy Documents
17. Employer Surveys, 1992-1994
18. Press Releases, 1991-1992
19. Northwest Regional Education Library
20. Grants
21. Senator Mark Hatfield Correspondence
22. College Financial Aid
23. Federal Funding
24. Labor Market Information
25-26. Organization of the Forgotten American
27. Native American Issues
28. Veterans
29. Other States’ Workforce Training Programs
30. Economic Stimulus
31. Regional / Area Performance Goals
32. United States Department of Labor National Emergency Grants and 2002 Budget
33-35. Workforce Flexibility (“Work-Flex”)
36. Wage Retention / Progression

Box 13
1. United States Department of Labor
2. Poverty Group
3. Department of Education
4. The Oregon Consortium & Oregon Workforce Alliance
5-6. Corrections
7. Associated Oregon Industries
8. Association of Oregon Counties
9. Oregon Economic Development Department Overall
10. Professional Services Coordinating Council
11-12. Semiconductor Workforce Consortium
13. Oregon Business Council
14. Agency—Vocational Rehabilitation Division
15. Agency—Employment Department
16. Agency—Economic Development
17. Agency—Department of Human Services
18. Agency—Community Colleges
19. Agency—Adult and Family Services
20. State Agency Roles
21. United States General Accounting Office
22. National Governors’ Association
23. National Alliance of Business
24. United States Department of Labor
25. Disabilities Commission
26. Oregon State System of Higher Education
27. Oregon Economic Development Department

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