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Let's Get Ready for NEOWW 2018

Start planning your celebrations now! Autumn starts September 22 and NEOWW begins on Sunday, September 23.

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Posted On: 9/6/2018 3:43 PM

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Let's Celebrate Older Workers This Week!

This week is National Employ Older Workers Week (NEOWW)—a time to celebrate and promote the value that our older adults bring to the workforce. 

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Posted On: 9/24/2018 3:18 PM

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The 2018 NEOWW Poster is Here!

We are pleased to present our 2018 NEOWW poster that represents older workers in today’s in-demand jobs. We also have a surprise!!! 

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Posted On: 9/12/2018 11:54 AM

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The SCSEP Interim Final Rule Webinar

This webinar will discuss the changes to the SCSEP Regulations through the release of the 2017 IFR. The purpose of the IFR is to revise the SCSEP performance accountability measures to align with requirements set forth in the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2016 (OAA-2016).  This informative webinar will provide SCSEP grantees an understanding of the new requirements such as the changes to core performance measures and goal negotiation.

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Posted On: 1/2/2018 2:00 PM

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Job Accomodation Network (JAN) Website Update

ETA is pleased to put a spotlight on the updated website layout of the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) to find resources.  JAN is the leading source of information on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.  JAN applies practical solutions that benefit both the employer and the employee.  Assistance is available both over the phone and online – JAN is a trusted resource that can help you connect the pieces.  

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Posted On: 8/14/2018 2:08 PM

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Observing Older Americans Month

During the month of May, the nation observes Older Americans Month. As it relates to employment, there continues to be a demographic shift of an aging workforce. In 2016, the U.S. disability prevalence rate for the age between 65 to 74 was 25.3 percent.  ETA is pleased to highlight this public service announcement video from the New England ADA Center discussing the role of the ADA to support older Americans with acquired disabilities.

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Posted On: 5/31/2018 4:38 PM

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SCSEP Virtual Conference 2018

Get ready and register for the Bridging Workforce & Aging:  A Coordinated & Collaborative Partnership virtual conference.  It is going to be virtually monumental!

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Posted On: 12/11/2018 10:33 AM

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$3.2M in demonstration grants awarded by US Labor Department to improve services to older workers

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a one-time demonstration grant award of $3,224,509 to 14 community service organizations to improve services to low-income older workers through the Senior Community Service Employment Program.

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Posted On: 2/2/2015 2:17 PM

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WIOA One-Stop Infrastructure Funding Webinar: Part 1

This is a reminder about the upcoming webinar we mentioned on September’s All Grantee Call which will provide information about one-stop infrastructure funding under WIOA. This is highly relevant for all SCSEP grantees because SCSEP is a mandatory one-stop partner. It is open to the public, but you must have/sign up for a WorkforceGPS account and register. We encourage you to register for the webinar now, as there are limited spots available.  

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Posted On: 5/23/2019 9:59 AM

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Overview of the Basic and National Program Financial Reports

This webinar is to inform the workforce system of the changes to the Basic ETA-9130 financial report and instructions, as well as the five (5) national program reports including the Employment Services & Unemployment Insurance (I), National Farmworker Jobs Program (J), Senior Community Service Employment Program (K), Indian and Native American Program (L), and Trade Adjustment Assistance Program (M)

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Posted On: 9/20/2016 11:14 AM

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Revised ETA-9130 Financial Report, Instructions, and Additional Guidance

On July 14, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) published Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) No. 02-16, Revised ETA-9130 Financial Report, Instructions, and Additional Guidance.

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Posted On: 5/23/2019 9:58 AM

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Celebrate Older Americans Month in May!

Each year, the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) celebrates Older Americans Month. 

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Posted On: 4/30/2019 9:43 AM

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PY 2019 Planning Instructions and Allotments for SCSEP State, Territorial, and National Grantees

The 2019 Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) No. 18-18 has been published on the Employment & Training Administration Advisory Website. The TEGL 18-18 was released on Friday May 10, 2019 to provide SCSEP grantees with the SCSEP allotments and application instructions for PY 2019 SCSEP grant submissions.

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Posted On: 5/17/2019 3:34 PM

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TEGL 11-18: 2019 Federal Poverty Guidelines for SCSEP Grants

The 2019 Federal Poverty Guidelines for Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) Grants - TEGL 11-18, has been published to the ETA Advisory web site.

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Posted On: 3/1/2019 1:13 PM

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Peer Learning Group on Performance Reporting

SCSEP grantees interested in improving performance reporting are invited to participate in a monthly Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Performance Peer Learning Group hosted by the National Office’s Office of Policy Development and Research team.

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Posted On: 1/22/2019 1:47 PM

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National Employ Older Workers Week (NEOWW) Poster is Here!

National Employ Older Workers Week (NEOWW) is about acknowledging and promoting the value of older workers across our nation.  Each year during the last full week in September, we celebrate older workers by marketing their value and continual contribution to today’s workforce.  

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Posted On: 9/18/2017 11:31 AM

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Natural Disaster Resources for SCSEP Grantees

In an effort to provide support during Hurricane Harvey, the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) National Office has updated two resources to help grantees navigate the programmatic issues that often occur during natural disasters.

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Posted On: 5/23/2019 10:05 AM

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2016-2017 SCSEP Employer Survey Report

The 2016-2017 Employer Customer Satisfaction Report is now available.

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Posted On: 2/6/2018 8:53 PM

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ETA Publishes Change 1 to TEGL 16-16 One-Stop Operations Guidance for the AJC Network

The language describing infrastructure funding and additional costs that are shared by one-stop partners in the one-stop local delivery system in TEGL 17-16, Infrastructure Funding of the One-Stop Delivery System, and TEGL 16-16, One-Stop Operations Guidance for the American Job Center Network is now fully aligned. SCSEP is a required One-Stop Partner (WIOA Section 121(b)(1)(B)).

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Posted On: 8/9/2017 6:04 PM

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Member Directory Announcement

We are thrilled to announce that the WorkforceGPS Member Directory is live and available from the Member Directory tab on the home page.

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Posted On: 5/23/2019 10:00 AM

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Training and Employment Notice (TEN) NO. 16-18

ETA, in collaboration with ODEP, released TEN NO. 16-18 on March 8, 2019, to notify the workforce system about the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work program’s new administrative processes for public workforce employment networks (ENs).  This TEN supports the Department of Labor’s goal to expand the capacity of the American Job Center network to serve persons receiving Social Security disability benefits.

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Posted On: 3/13/2019 9:55 AM

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Observing Older Americans Month

During the month of May, the nation observes Older Americans Month. As it relates to employment, there continues to be a demographic shift of an aging workforce. In 2016, the U.S. disability prevalence rate for the age between 65 to 74 was 25.3 percent. ETA is pleased to highlight this public service announcement video from the New England ADA Center discussing the role of the ADA to support older Americans with acquired disabilities.

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Posted On: 5/24/2018 5:42 PM

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

Reflecting a commitment to a robust and competitive American labor force, the 2018 National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) theme is “America’s Workforce: Empowering All.” Observed each October, NDEAM celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates about the value of a workforce inclusive of their skills and talents.

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Posted On: 12/14/2018 2:02 PM

New Resources


On the Job Experience Fact Sheet

Posted On • May 28, 2019

Green Sectors Cheat Sheet

Posted On • May 28, 2019

SCSEP OMB Approved Forms

Posted On • May 28, 2019

Entrepreneurship in an Aging US Economy
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Posted On • May 23, 2019