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§ 6250.1301. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: July 7, 2011 to September 5, 2022

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 38. Workforce Development Act
Chapter 13. Industry Partnerships (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 7, 2011 to September 5, 2022
24 P.S. § 6250.1301
§ 6250.1301. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Career pathways.” An identified series of positions, work experiences or educational benchmarks or credentials which offer occupational and financial advancement within a specified career field or related fields over time.
“Department.” The Department of Labor and Industry of the Commonwealth.
“High-priority occupations.” Occupations which have a significant presence in a targeted industry cluster, are in demand by employers and pay or lead to payment of a family-sustaining wage.
“Industry cluster.” A group of employers closely linked by common products or services, workforce needs, similar technologies, supply chains or other economic ties.
“Industry partnership.” A collaboration which brings together multiple employers and workers or, when appropriate, worker representatives and career and technical educators, in a targeted industry cluster to address common workforce needs.
“Industry partnership performance improvement and evaluation system.” The evaluation system established under section 1309.1
“Participating agency.” An agency under the Governor's jurisdiction.
“TANF.” The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program under the Social Security Act (49 Stat. 620, 42 U.S.C. § 301 et seq.), which provides temporary assistance to needy, dependent children and their parents or caretaker relatives.
“Targeted industry cluster.” An industry cluster identified by the department as having a Statewide economic impact, immediate workforce development needs and emerging or competitive career opportunities.

Credits

2001, Dec. 18, P.L. 949, No. 114, § 1301, added 2011, July 7, P.L. 289, No. 67, § 2, imd. effective.

Footnotes

24 P.S. § 6250.1309.
24 P.S. § 6250.1301, PA ST 24 P.S. § 6250.1301
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 40. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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