WIOA RFP has been released -- the direct link is: http://www.acces.nysed.gov/aepp/rfp-gc18-016-workforce-innovation-and-opportunity-act-title-ii-and-welfare-education-program

Advisory Notice - January 17, 2018

Our state director Bob Purga has issued two very important additional items:

1. The deadline for applications is April 11, 2018 

2. The email for the Notice of Intent is:  wioarfp@nysed.gov   There is no hyphen


Advisory Notice - January 31, 2018

The Q & A has been posted for the Title II RFP. Please note that Attachment 5 has been updated and the dates for LWDB have been revised.

Here is the link to the RFP, the Q & A, and the updated Attachment 5: http://www.acces.nysed.gov/aepp/rfp-gc18-016-workforce-innovation-and-opportunity-act-title-ii-and-welfare-education-program

Here is the direct link to the Q & A: http://www.acces.nysed.gov/common/acces/files/aepp/rfpgc18016-qa.pdf 


Advisory Notice - March 2, 2018

We are happy to report that the Governor’s Office has given us permission to post the proposed Modifications to the State’s Combined Plan. It can now be found at https://labor.ny.gov/workforce/swib/swibplan.shtm and the public comment period has started.

Thank you for everyone’s hard work. It was truly a group effort.

Vicki L Gray - Manager, Human Resource Development, New York State Department of Labor, Harriman State Office Campus





New policy memos:

New post testing protocol and the timeline for TABE 11 & 12 implementation -- Assessment Policy Dec-2017 (NYSED Robert Purga)

Students achieving the HSE and the criteria for counting them in ASISTS -- HSE_Diploma Criteria for Counting in ASISTS Dec-2017 (NYSED Robert Purga)



NYSED is requesting that BOTH WIOA and ALE programs use the same Program Component Worksheets.  Programs must also submit their FS10 for the upcoming FY2017/2018.  The form is located on the NYSED website through this link: http://www.oms.nysed.gov/cafe/forms




EPE Providers (January 25, 2018): Please note that February 3rd is a Saturday so the actual due date moves to Monday, February 5th. 

  • FEBRUARY 2, 2018 is the last day to enter EPE eligible contact hours in ASISTS for the period from July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. 
  • FEBRUARY 3, 2018 at 12:01 am, the data in ASISTS is frozen for July 1,2017-December 31,2017 .
  • FEBRUARY 3 ,2018 the SA160.1 from ASISTS and Interim Report must be submitted by fax or email attachment on this date. * Full year projections must be included in SA160.1. Email epe@mail.nysed.gov or fax to 518-486-1751. Att. Erik Lindell and Constance Carroll
  • FEBRUARY 20,2018  SA160.1 with Superintendent’s original signature MUST BE RECEIVED BY FEBRUARY 20, 2018: NYSED AEPP Program Office,  89 Washington Avenue, Room 460 EBA, Albany NY 12234. Document must be mailed.









  • New_York_State_Targets
  • NRS Exit Quarters and Outcome Quarters
  • NRS Performance Target 2010-11    NOTE: These are the new NRS Targets for FY10/11 for New York State.  They should not be confused with the NYS Benchmarks listed on the Program Evaluation Reports and Report Cards.  Although correct, these NRS Targets are for New York State and are set on a Federal level.  Our NY policy guides us in adjusting our benchmarks at the program level. Please refer to your Program Evaluation Report for these benchmarks.  Any questions regarding these targets, please refer to Rosemary Matt, NYS Director of Accountability.  Email rosemary.matt@cayuga-cc.edu






WIOA / ASISTS Training - March 6, 2017 (PowerPoint): WIOA / ASISTS Combined Training

Rosemary Matt, NYS Director of Accountability (Adult Education) & Kate Tornese, ASISTS



NRS / WIOA / ASISTS WEBINAR: Information regarding the policy changes to NRS/WIOA and a preview of the ASISTS software changes.  It is VERY IMPORTANT  that you and your data teams review this webinar BEFORE Tuesday, February 7th when the new software changes will go live from ASISTS.  The information is important for all NYSED funded programs including ALE, WIOA/WIA, WEP, and EPE.