The Native American Employment and Training Council (NAETC) provides guidance to the Secretary of Labor regarding the overall operation and administration of Native American programs authorized under Section 166 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), as well as the implementation of other programs providing services to Native American youth and adults under this Act.

The Council functions solely as an advisory body and in compliance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The NAETC shall advise the Secretary on:

  • All aspects of the operation and administration of the programs assisted under the (WIOA), Section 166; and
  • the selection of the individual appointed as head of the Indian and Native American Programs.

The NAETC is a non-discretionary committee authorized under the FACA and WIOA.  Resources to the authorization of the NAETC can be found below:

Council Meetings and Related Documents

Title and Date Agenda Minutes Related Documents

NAETC Meeting - Sacramento, CA

October 30-31, 2022

Agenda Summary

NAETC Meeting - Washington, DC

June 22-23, 2022

Agenda Summary

NAETC National Conference Meeting - 

September 22-23, 2021


NAETC Call for Nominations - 

July 29, 2021


NAETC Meeting -

June 15-16, 2021

Agenda Summary

NAETC Annual Meeting -

November 9-10, 2020

Agenda Summary

Past Meetings