Private Career Schools, Exempt, and
Out of State Training Providers
Workforce Data System FY 2012
The links at the top of this page contain information about the Workforce Data System
annual collection for the year July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012. The
WDS data file submission date is
September 4, 2012. Use the "WDS Program List" link to view the programs required for the FY
2012 data collection.
All Exempt, and Out of State Training Providers should go to
Download Forms and
Miscellaneous Documents. After selecting your school name, you will be given a list of
documents and forms that should be downloaded. You will also be given a list of programs your
school provides that need to be reported on for the 2012 fiscal year. The worksheets in the
Excel forms that you download will be preformatted with your Program Names and Unique Identifiers.
All programs eligible for WIA funding must be
reported even if no students were enrolled. All students who enrolled in these WIA programs
must be reported even if they were not WIA students.
Private Career Schools, Exempt Training Providers, and Out of State Training Providers
Private Career Schools are no longer required to submit special
Form 7 or Form 8 data files for WIA. As of this Fiscal Year
(2012), all PCS Annual Reporting information must be
submitted electronically on a CD, DVD, or Thumb Drive which include Form 7 and Form 8, so duplicate data
submissions are not required. Please review the PCS Annual
The Exempt or Out of State School Excel file should be
completed and submitted on
physical media. The performance information can be written to a CD, DVD, or Thumb Drive. The
submitted data file does not need to be encrypted. The envelope used to mail the media should be capable
of protecting the media from damage until it is received at MHEC. The media should be mailed to;
Maryland Higher Education Commission, Attn: William Dowling, 6 N. Liberty Street Ground Suite,
Baltimore, MD 21201.