How does the Workforce Innovation Network fit into the NGA’s vision to enhance the state’s workforce efforts?
WIN plays a crucial role; this is where the actual work and solutions start to form. As the non-partisan learning and action collaborative for state leaders, WIN demonstrates a strong commitment to building a resilient workforce. Think of WIN as the state-level policy solutions facilitator whose mission is to improve employment and workforce outcomes by increasing capacity and collaboration efforts between key players, resulting in a more cohesive, robust statewide workforce system.
WIN strives to get the state leadership working together across the country to help improve the system overall for each state and ultimately, for jobseekers and employers.
One way state leadership is working together to expand its innovation efforts involves Workforce Service Provider/Consulting Firm, EDSI, based in Michigan. EDSI is a national workforce development, consulting and training firm responsible for operating more than 115 government contracts in nine states, as well as managing numerous ongoing consulting projects across the U.S.