MISSISSIPPI WORKS:
WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT (WIOA)

Process

Click on the links below for information about Mississippi’s strategic plan to create an integrated workforce development system and the processes developed to meet the requirements of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Meetings

Please click here for a list of WIOA planning meetings.

News and Updates

Click on the links below for the latest news and up-to-date information on the progress of the development of the WIOA plan.

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Strategic Planning Workgroups

Please click here for information and membership for the WIOA Strategic Planning Workgroups. These workgroups are tasked with identifying strategies and goals to achieve the Governor’s vision of a unified workforce ecosystem.

Operational Planning Workgroups

Please click here for information and membership for the WIOA Operational Planning Workgroups. These workgroups are tasked with implementing the strategies WIOA Strategic Planning Workgroups to achieve the Governor’s vision of a unified workforce ecosystem.

Contact Information


Laurie J. Smith

Education and Workforce Development Policy Advisor
Office of Governor Phil Bryant
Laurie.Smith@governor.ms.gov

Mark Henry

SWIB Chairman
MHenry@mdes.ms.gov

James Williams

SWIB Executive Director
jwilliams@swdb-ms.org