Workforce Board

2020-2021 Strategic Plan

The Oregon Workforce and Talent Development Board approved their 2020-2021 Strategic Plan​ in September 2019.


Equitable Prosperity for All Oregonians


Advance Oregon through meaningful work, training, and education by empowering people and employers

 There are a number of key themes and priorities expressed in the Plan and summarized below including:

  • Advancing equity and inclusion and connecting all of Oregon’s communities (tribal, rural, urban, and others)
  • Working collaboratively and expanding workforce system partnerships, especially public-private partnerships
  • Acting on bold and innovative strategies that are focused on results
  • Aligning workforce system programs and services and investments
  • Increasing awareness, access, and utilization of workforce system programs and services
  • Understanding the true wages required for self-sufficiency and advocating solutions that address gaps
  • Increasing problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Creating and recognizing industry-driven credential of value including essential employability skills
  • Increasing progress toward achieving Oregon’s Adult Attainment Goal
  • Creating a Board culture that is resilient, adaptable, and flexible to a changing economy​
  • Positioning Oregon as a national leader.