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WIA  Workforce Investment Act (WIA)  The federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998 (P.L. 105-220) provides the framework for a national workforce preparation and employment system. This...  
WIB  Workforce Investment Board (WIB)  The California Workforce Investment Board was established by Executive Order in response to the mandate of the federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA)...  
WIC  Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)  Women, Infants, and Children -- a food supplement program...  
WIN  Work Incentive Program 1967 (WIN)  The Work Incentive Program 1967 (WIN) was established under P.L. 90-248 as the Social Security Amendment of 1967. It established employability training...  
WIOA  Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)  The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) reauthorized the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) which provides funding to states...  
WIPPEA  WIPPEA: Warm-up, Introduction, Presentation, Practice, Evaluation, Application (WIPPEA)  The WIPPEA* model with an emphasis on backward design is a guide for teachers in planning effective lessons. This model for lesson planning helps ESL,...  
WL  Workplace Literacy (WL) Services (WL)  Services that are offered for the purpose of improving the productivity of the workplace through the improvement of literacy skills.All eligible agencies...  
WSCS  Workforce Skills Certification System (WSCS)  The CASAS Workforce Skills Certification System (WSCS) provides the foundation to prepare a skilled and able entry-level workforce. With a complete system...  
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