The U.S. Labor Department invites prospective H-1B Technical Skills Training Grants applicants to attend a series of conferences.
Three prospective applicant conferences will be held in March to:
Instruct prospective applicants on the goals and principles of the H-1B Technical Skills Training Grant Program,
- Provide an overview of DOL policies and emphases,
- Explain the required elements of a grant package and the grants review process, and
Present the experiences of successful H-1B grantees.
On January 6, 2003, the Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor
announced the availability of approximately $200 million for H-1B Technical Skills Training Grants
under a new solicitation for grant applications published in the Federal Register. The purpose
of these conferences is to prepare prospective applicants to respond to the January 6
Eligible applicants for these grants will be local Workforce Investment Boards representing a
local or regional public-private partnership that is comprised of at least one Local Board; one
business or business related non-profit organization such as a trade association; and one
community based organization, higher education institution or labor union that will carry out
such programs or projects through One-Stop delivery systems, or regional consortia of Local Boards.
The conferences are scheduled as follows:
- Washington-Metropolitan (Hilton Crystal City at National Airport)- March 11, 2003.
- Atlanta (Peach Tree Plaza Hotel) - March 20, 2003.
- Denver (Hyatt Regency) - March 25, 2003.
Our Technical Assistance Provider, DAH Consulting Inc., will be assisting in organizing and
planning these conferences. Information packages with registration information will be distributed
through the Workforce Investment Boards.
You are encouraged, but not required to pre-register for the conference. In order to
pre-register for a conference or to obtain additional information, contact DAH Consulting Inc.
at the following address:
DAH Consulting Inc
914 Silver Spring Avenue, Suite 204
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910