Helping Communities Shine

Whether researching and implementing ways to shape a community's economic development plan or partnering to create ways to put people to work, CREC connects researchers and policymakers with:

     • Data training
     • Custom portfolios that aid regional competitiveness

Project Profile

Benchmarking for the WIOA Planning Process

University of Illinois, Urbana
Start Date: Jan 2015 — End Date: Dec 2015

CREC assisted researchers at the University of Illinois designed to support state and regional planning for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.  Researchers reviewed a matrix of potential data requirements and identified information that reflected the best benchmarks for econoimc development output and performance, including commenting on the most feasible metrics available for local workforce boards.

Research & Planning

About the Client

University of Illinois, Urbana

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign community of students, scholars, and alumni is changing the world. With our land-grant heritage as a foundation, we pioneer innovative research that tackles global problems and expands the human experience. Our transformative learning experiences, in and out of the classroom, are designed to produce alumni who desire to make […]