The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

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The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a federally funded program. WIOA funds are available for dislocated workers and low-income individuals. The funds are to be used to help eligible individuals obtain career credentials to gain employment for greater self-sufficiency.

WIOA provides assistance with:

  • Tuition and Fees
  • Textbooks
  • Required equipment or tools
  • Uniforms
  • Daily Travel Allowance
  • Childcare Expenses

Chattahoochee Tech offers a wide variety of academic and non-credit courses available for WIOA funding to start your new career. View a complete list of courses here.

Basic Selection Criteria

  • Apply in your county of residence
  • 2.0 or better GPA (current students)
  • Desire to obtain full-time employment upon program completion
  • Enrolled or desire to enroll in an occupation in high demand

Pre-Screening Questions

  • Are you enrolled as a full-time student or do you intend to be enrolled full-time?
  • Are you PELL eligible?
  • Are you unemployed as a result of a plant or company lay off or facility closure?
  • Are you receiving any type government funded assistance or consider yourself to be low income?

For more information, contact the WIOA representative for your county of residence.

Bartow County
Anne Rapp
North Metro Campus

Cherokee County
Goodwill of North Georgia

Cobb County

Gilmer, Pickens & Fannin Counties
Lynn Long
Appalachian Campus

Paulding County
Sheila Derry
Paulding Campus

Other Counties

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