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COG Contact Person Governance/By-Laws Document
Name:Mahoning and Columbiana Training Association
Date Formed:6/3/1983
Purpose:Other: Workforce Investment Act (WIA)- Employment and Training
Service Explanation:Assessment and Career Counseling: The MCTA assessment includes standardized tests and interviews. These activities are designed to collect information in order to help identify vocational strengths and special needs which may influence reaching an employment goal. Career Counseling is provided to promote vocational exploration, using information identified during assessment. Assessment information and Career Counseling will help the customer determine an appropriate employment goal. Occupational Skills Training: MCTA provides an Individual Training Account (ITA) to eligible customers who complete all necessary assessment and counseling activities, meet requirements to enter training services, and are selected to receive one of the limited training opportunities available. ITA's are restricted to public and private education programs which have been approved for the Eligible Training Provider List. MCTA encourages non-traditional training for women. (Non-traditional jobs are those in which women make up 25% or less of the total number of workers in that occupation.) Special Services: MCTA recognizes that some customers may need supportive services in order to complete occupational skills training and secure employment. Customers with an identified supportive service need such as child care assistance, a uniform, or a physical exam may be referred to a One Stop System Partner or may be assisted by MCTA. Individual Employment Plan (IEP): Eligible customers approved for services will develop an IEP with the assistance of a Career Consultant. This plan will outline steps and services to reach employment. Once employment has been achieved, the plan will ensure that follow up services are available for 12 months. On the Job Training: MCTA provides cash reimbursement to employers to offset costs the employer will incur when training eligible MCTA customers as new employees. MCTA and each employer participating in this activity enter into an On the Job Training Contract, which stipulates the training schedule, duration, hours, wages, etc. Youth Programs: MCTA along with other community partners provide workforce development activities for in and out of school youth. They include job readiness training, job shadowing and career exploration, GED preparation, summer employment opportunities, job search assistance, vocational training and much more. To be determined eligible, youth must be between the ages of 16 and 21 years old, income eligible as defined by the federal guidelines and must have a barrier (basic skills deficient, school drop out, offender, homeless, foster child, pregnant or parenting, or may need additional assistance to find a job or finish school as defined by the local Workforce Investment Board). Member Organizations: MCTA has required partner organizations as well as other organizations that provide employment and training services to be part of the one stop for workforce services. Many partners are co-located at each of the One-Stops providing staff and time to help job seekers and employers find resources and services to meet their individual needs.
Objective Statement:How MCTA currently accomplishes its objectives/mission Structure of administrative and fiscal duties: Governing Board- Board of Commissioners WIB (Workforce Investment Board)Director MCTA’s Missions Statement: To offer services and resources to youth, adults, and dislocated workers that will increase and enhance their knowledge and skills to meet their needs and the needs of the local economy. In order to accomplish our mission statement we follow our core values which include: * Mentoring- We believe in addressing the academic, professional, and personal needs of each customer to foster self-direction, independence, and self-sufficiency. * Continuous improvement- We believe in being proactive to build on our strengths and seek to identify and correct our weaknesses to address our customers' evolving needs and develop solutions to meet those needs. * Teamwork- We believe teamwork is the most effective and efficient way to enhance the performance of our daily responsibilities, achieve our goals, and exceed customer expectations. * Accountability/Responsibility- We believe in demonstrating professional behavior, and accepting accountability and responsibility for our jobs, actions, and decisions.
First Name:Bert
Last Name:Cene
Address:9 West Front St.
 File Name
View DocMCTA Intergovernmental Agreement - 1983.pdf
Participating Organizations Members Revenue Operating Expenses
Mahoning County Board of CommissionersColumbiana County Board of Commissioners
Board MemberJohn McNally
Board MemberCarol Rimedio-Righetti
Board MemberAnthony Traficanti
Board MemberMike Halleck
Board MemberJim Hoppel
Board MemberJohn Payne
Donations: $0.00      Membership Fees: $0.00
Assessments: $0.00      Event Registrations: $0.00
Add-On Fees: $0.00      Percentage of Revenue: $0.00
Matching Funds: $0.00      Grants: $4,409,677.00
Taxes $0.00      Other: $0.00
Personnel: $1,580,747.00      Fringe Benefits: $450,263.00
Travel: $13,060.00      Meetings: $0.00
Professional Development: $8,455.00      Rent: $79,358.00
Contract Services: $100,441.00      Printing: $5,398.00
Office Supplies: $24,998.00      Office Equipment: $11,067.00
Postage: $6,427.00      Pro Services: $14,778.00
Insurance: $6,708.00      Dues: $1,000.00
Phone: $26,720.00      Advertising: $1,690.00
Publications/Subscriptions: $5,191.00      Depreciation: $0.00
Training/Seminars: $2,602.00      Other: $12,444.00