As required by the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, the Eastern Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board (EKWIB) has posted its Regional Innovation and Local Comprehensive Plan for workforce development services in Eastern Kentucky for 2017-20 for public comment.  The plan addresses workforce development, training, and vocational education strategies for 23 Eastern Kentucky counties. Public comments will be accepted through June 30, 2017.

Comments can be submitted electronically to

Click here to review the plan in its entirety. 

Eastern Kentucky C.E.P. (EKCEP), Inc. is a non-profit corporation that serves as the administrative entity and staff for the Eastern Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board. The Eastern Kentucky C.E.P. local workforce area consists of these 23 counties in far Eastern Kentucky: Bell, Breathitt, Carter, Clay, Elliott, Floyd, Harlan, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Menifee, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Wolfe.