Adult – a participant who was NOT less age 18 at the time of entering the WIOA Title I program and receives services under WIOA section 133(b)(2)(A).
Adult or Dislocated Worker – a participant who received services under WIOA Title I section 133(b)(2)(A) or received services under WIOA section 133(b)(2)(B)
Age Group – participant age groups.
Barriers to Employment – participants who were classified as one or more of the following: Youth in Foster Care or Aged Out; Single Parent; Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers; Low Income; Long Term Unemployed; Individual with Disability; Homeless Individual/Runaway Youth; Exhausting TANF within 2 years; Ex Offender; English Language Learner/Low Levels of Literacy/Cultural Barriers; Displaced Homemakers; Older Individuals; Native American or Alaskan Indian.
Basic Skills Deficient – A youth who had English reading, writing or computing skills at or below the 8th grade level on a generally accepted standardized test OR a youth or adult who is unable to compute and solve problems, or read, write, or speak English at a level necessary to function on the job, in the participant’s family, or in society.
Days - Staff Assisted Exiters – For participants who have exited the WIOA program during a select time period, the average number of days they were in the WIOA program.
Dimension – a set of data attributes pertaining to something of interest to a business. For example, Location is a data dimension. The Location dimension contains dimension members such as state and Workforce Development Board. Dimension members are used to filter, or slice for analysis.
Disability – participant who had physical or mental impairment.
Dislocated – a participant who has been terminated or laid off from employment or who has received a notice of termination or layoff from employment and receives Title I services. The definition of a Dislocated Worker is very detailed, please see WIOA section 133(b)(2)(B) for complete definition.
Enrolled – new participants who entered the WIOA program during the selected date range.
Employed at Entry – participant who was employed at the time of entering the WIOA program.
Enrolled During Pandemic – participant who entered the WIOA program any time after 3/1/2020.
Ethnicity - a participant who indicated that he/she is a person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American or other Spanish culture of origin, regardless of race.
Exited – participants who left the WIOA program.
FS – funding source.
FSx – indicates a combination of funding sources.
ICS – Individualized Career Service.
Individualized Career Services – participant who received an individualized career service on or after the date of participation. Individualized Career Services include development of an Individual Employment Plan, Pre-Vocational Services, provision of comprehensive skills and career assessments, internships or work experiences, financial literacy services, English as Second Language Services, or any other service that comprises a significant amount of staff time with an individual participant as described in WIOA section 134(c)(2)(xii).
Internship or Work Experience Received – participant who received an internship or work experience opportunity directly linked to a career.
Locations – location where a participant received services. Available options: nation, state, Workforce Development Board.
Low Income – a participant, at the time of entering the WIOA program, who receives or is a member of a family who receives, or in the 6 months prior to application to the WIOA program has received or is a member of a family who has received:
- assistance through the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP)
- assistance through the temporary assistance for needy families
- assistance through the supplemental security income program
- or state or local income-based public assistance
or the participant is:
- in a family with total family income that does not exceed the higher of the poverty line or 70% of the lower living standard income level
- an individual who receives, or is eligible to receive a free or reduced price lunch under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act
- a foster child on behalf of whom State or local government payments are made
- a participant with a disability whose own income is the poverty line but who is a member of a family whose income does not meet this requirement
- a homeless participant or a homeless child or youth or runaway youth
- a youth living in a high-poverty area.
NAICS Code Pre– an industry code using the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) that best describes a participant’s employment in the 1st or 2nd or 3rd quarter prior to entering the WIOA program.
ONET Training 1 – the occupational code that best describes the training occupation for which a participant received training services.
Participant – a person who received staff-assisted career services or training funded by WIOA.
Priority Participant – a participant who received higher priority in service from WIOA funding based if they had any of the following characteristics: Eligible Veteran Status, TANF, SSI, SSDI, SNAP, Low Income, Basic Skills Deficient, or Other Public Assistance Recipient.
Quarters – the periods of current flow data available in the national public PIRL data set.
r – race.
Race – a participant’s race.
Received Training – a participant who received training services.
Registered Apprenticeship – a participant who entered into a registered apprenticeship program or in the participant was a registered apprentice at the time of entering the WIOA program.
Reportable Individual – a person who received only self-service career services funded by WIOA with no staff assistance.
Served – Participants who received any service funded by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act during the date range selected. Includes new enrolled, exited and still in program.
Service Type – the type of WIOA service received by a participant.
Services – ICS or Training – a participant who received Individualized Career Services (ICS) or Training.
Sex – sex of the participant.
t – training.
Title I – a participant who received services funded by WIOA Title I funding - Adult, Dislocated Worker or Youth funding streams.
Title III Only – a participant who received services funded only by the Wagner-Peyser Act.
Training Status – records the training status of a participant; completed training, withdrew from training, are in training, or never were in training.
Type of Recognized Credential 1 - the type of recognized diploma, degree, or a credential consisting of an industry-recognized certificate or certification, a certificate of completion of a Registered Apprenticeship, a license recognized by the State involved or Federal Government, or an associate or baccalaureate or masters’ degree attained by the participant who received education or training services.
Type Training 1 – the type of approved training provided to the participant. Options available: OJT (On-the-Job-Training), Skill Upgrading, Entrepreneurial, ABE (Adult Basic Education) or ESL (English as Second Language), Customized, Other Occupational Skills, Remedial, Prerequisite, Registered Apprenticeship, Youth Occupational Skills, Other Non-Occupational Skills, No Training Service, Job Readiness Training, n/a.
Veteran – a participant who served on active duty in the armed forces and who was discharged or released from such service under conditions other than dishonorable.
WIOA – Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
WP – participant who received staff- assisted services under WIOA Title III - Wagner-Peyser.
Youth – participant who received staff-assisted services under WIOA Title I section 128(b).