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Notice #: 05521753
Request for Proposals


The Oahu Workforce Investment Board (OWIB) requests that organizations interested in providing tuition-based training to be funded under the federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) for residents of the City and County of Honolulu, file an “Application for Long-Term and Short-Term Training Providers” with the Oahu Workforce Investment Board.

Potentially eligible Providers are those organizations or schools that provide training programs to the public on a tuition or fee basis and meet criteria established by the OWIB, the State of Hawaii Workforce Development Council, and Title I f the WIA (Eligible Adults and Dislocated Workers).

Approved Providers will be placed on the State List of Eligible Training Providers for a Initial Eligibility period from the date of application approval to June 30, 2008. Only those programs specified by the Provider in its application will be considered for eligibility. Providers must provide information that includes accreditation, licensure, or certification, financial stability, and program performance measures.

Interested parties may obtain an application packet by visiting the Oahu Workforce Investment Board office at the Pacific Park Plaza, 711 Kapiolani Boulevard, Suite 410, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813 beginning March 15, 2006.

An informational meeting for interested parties will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 17, 2006 at the Oahu Workforce Investment Board office.

Completed applications are due to the OWIB office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2006. Questions concerning the application may be directed to OWIB Staff: Coreen Blanco (591-5555), or Pete Velasco (591-5552).
(SB05521753 3/10/06)