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Workforce Train & Educ Coord Board


The Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board (the Board) is a partnership of business, labor, and government dedicated to helping Washington residents obtain and succeed in family wage jobs, while meeting employers' needs for skilled workers. The Board serves as an advisor to the Governor and the Legislature on issues related to workforce development. Core functions include planning, coordination, performance accountability, policy analysis, and research and development for 19 funding streams that comprise the state's workforce development system. The Board provides specific consumer protection for students of private career colleges and veterans using GI Bill benefits, and more general protection for users of the broader system. The Board serves by federal and state statutes as overseer of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), administrator of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, and the Veterans Course Approval program. By state statute, the Board administers the Private Vocational Schools Act, the Tuition Recovery Trust Fund, and the state’s industry cluster analysis program. In order to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of the state’s workforce development system, the Board also undertakes research and demonstration activities and supports professional development opportunities for workforce development practitioners in partnership with stakeholder organizations.

Agency Mission

The mission of the Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board is to shape strategies to create and sustain a high skill, high wage economy.
Request 60,568,000
Net change from current biennium (415,000) Decrease
Percent change from current biennium (0.7%) Decrease

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
55,511,000 General Fund - Federal 40,965,284 55,511,000 55,349,000
211,000 General Fund - Private/Local 48,359 211,000 210,000
4,570,000 General Fund - State 3,755,037 4,570,000 4,319,000
150,000 Workforce Education Investment Acc - State 150,000 150,000
176,000 176,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 176,000
60,618,000 176,000 Total Appropriated Funds 44,944,681 60,442,000 60,028,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
Industrial Insurance Premium Refund - Nonappropriated 25
(541,000) Tuition Recovery Trust Account - Nonappropriated 135,353 541,000 540,000
Miscellaneous Program Account - Nonappropriated 304
(541,000) Total Non-Appropriated Funds 135,683 541,000 540,000

Capital Budget: Summary

  Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   Actual Estimated Proposed
State Building Construction Account - State
Total Appropriated Funds

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 22,352,578 23,606,259 4,072,114 28,888,000 31,680,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
(173,808) (0.4%) (17,401,686) (38.6%) 32,889,627 118.8%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 28.2 27.9 24.4 26.0 24.2