WIOA Combined State Plan

ACCES-VR is sharing, for public comment, its section of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Combined State Plan that outlines its four-year plan for services.  The public comment period is from 8/23/19 until 9/30/19.  You may provide comment by:

  • Sending written comments to ACCES-VR at:  NYS Education Department, ACCES-VR WIOA Implementation Unit-EBA 5th Floor, 89 Washington Ave Albany, NY 12234 or to vrpolicy@nysed.gov.
  • Attending one of the public hearings.  Individuals will be allocated five (5) minutes to provide oral testimony. RSVP is required for in-person attendance:
    • 9/11/19:  12:00pm-1:30pm and 6:00pm-7:30pm
      Syracuse Public Library, Central Branch 447 South Salina St., Syracuse NY 13202
      RSVP by clicking Central NY RSVP for Public Hearing
    • 9/13/19: 12:00-1:30 
      Statewide Toll-Free Conference Call:1-844-633-8697
    • 9/19/19:  12:00pm-1:30pm and 6:00pm-7:30pm
      Albany Public Library, 161 Washington Ave, Albany NY 12210
      RSVP by clicking Eastern NY RSVP for Public Hearing
    • 9/20/19: 12:00-1:30 
      Statewide Toll-Free Conference Call:1-844-633-8697
    • 9/25/19:  12:00pm-1:30pm and 6:00pm-7:30pm
      ACCES-VR District Office (Note: Identification is required)
      Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building
      163 West 125th St, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10027
      RSVP by clicking Downstate NY RSVP for Public Hearing

Please note:  Interpreters can be provided upon request when sending the RSVP, by emailing vrpolicy@nysed.gov (subject: Public Hearing) or calling 1-800-222-5626.  Interpreter requests must be made at least 10 days prior to the hearing.