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WIATL 9 (WIA Credential Guidance)
Workforce Investment Act Transmittal Letter No. 9
December 5, 2003
TO: Local Elected Officials and WIA Administrative Entities
FROM: Thomas J. Hayes, Director
SUBJECT: WIA Credentials Guidance

Attached is a WIA Guidance Letter regarding WIA credentials. The purpose of the Guidance Letter is to help workforce investment boards and WIA administrative entities identify ways to access or create tools that would provide a valid means to substantiate skill and knowledge gains over time and measure skill development efforts. Tracking of skill and knowledge gain through credentials is required to meet performance measures in the Workforce Investment Act.