Calling all Gateway City Leaders

An action Guide to Workforce Development Transformation in Massachusetts

Published Date : October 25, 2016
Author(s) : Ben Forman

In Gateway City regions with an aging and under-skilled labor force, workforce development is an essential ingredient for future economic growth. This new “action guide” provides a helpful playbook for local leaders looking to engage in efforts to transform these systems. In plain English, the report breaks down workforce development to give municipal leaders a better sense of how the field. New analysis dissects the demand for these services in Gateway City markets, and best practices for improving participant outcomes. This information is set against the backdrop of changes ushered in by the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which took effect last year, as well as broader efforts to reinvent education and career training for a rapidly shifting economy.


Meet The Author

Ben Forman

Research Director, MassINC

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