2017-18 Strong Workforce Program Timeline


December 2017

  • 12/1: 40% Regional Share allocations set (Direct to Colleges/RJVs) AND RJVs prioritized by CTE Leadership Group,

Recommend DSNs/Sector
  • 12/1: BACCC CTE Leadership Meeting

  • 12/1: SWP Regional Planning progress report due to Chancellor’s Office

  • 12/4: Prioritized RJVs begin entering proposals into NOVA and crafting budgets

  • 12/6: NOVA deadline for SWP fiscal year end report for FY16-17 regional and local share funded programs

  • 12/17 - 1/5/18: Approximate winter break dates

  • 12/21: BACCC Monthly Call - RJV check in


January 2018

  • CO announces SWP 17% allocations for FY17-18 Local and Regional Incentive Funds that will be taken to the Board of Governors

  • 1/15: NOVA deadline for RJVs qualified for regional funding to be entered as proposals. Negotiations over budgets, timing

and how far down the priority list we are able to fund.
  • 1/23: Region (BACCC College Reps/CIOs/Consultation Council) reviews and recommends funded list of RJVs

  • 1/31: Update to SWP Regional Workforce Development Plan due to CO, including recommended sectors/occupational clusters

to be supported by DSNs for FY18-19
  • 1/31: College’s e-vote/ratify final RJV package. ⅔ or start over
  • 1/31: NOVA deadline for Year 2 Regional Direct to College Proposals


February 2018

  • 2/5: Begin contracts for 17-18 Regional proposals

  • 2/5 - 6/1: Determine allocations of Regional Funds for Year 3 (7/1/18 - 12/31/20)


March 2018

  • 3/1: NOVA deadline for revisions to Regional SWP projects for 2017-18


April 2018

  • April - May: Set allocations of Year 3 (FY18-19) Regional Share Funds

  • April - May: Set Year 3 funding for RJVs


June 2018

  • 6/1: NOVA deadline for submission of FY 17-18 Local Share and FY18-19 Local Share plans and FY 18-19 Regional SWP proposals