Rebecca Eaton’s 30-year career includes managing workforce development projects where she leads complex teams that develop and deploy tools and services that help caseworkers and program administrators more effectively understand and address the needs of vulnerable populations. She leads the Online CalWORKs Appraisal Tool (OCAT) project for the Online Work Readiness Assessment project for the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Office of Family Assistance (OFA) and led the company’s US Department of Labor-funded green Labor Market Information workforce survey and related research projects for the Mid-Atlantic Regional Collaborative Green Consortium, working closely with state workforce agencies in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia while surveying 35,000 regional employers to assess needs and conducting a comprehensive workforce gap analysis with regional universities.
Ms. Eaton has led the targeted training and technical assistance services to the HHS ACF OFA Region IX’s States and Tribes Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, including Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, and Nevada. Her team manages the California Advanced Lighting Controls Training Program, a training program designed with labor organizations that has spread to five states. In addition, she previously served as Executive Director of the nation’s leading certifying body addressing workforce preparedness in the renewable energy sector at the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP).