The U.S. Departments of Labor and Education today made publicly available the final rules to implement the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, an historic expansion of opportunity for the nation’s job seekers, workers and employers.
The Alamo STEM Workforce Coalition (ASWC) was formed in 2015 as a partnership between Workforce Solutions Alamo and several community partners with the purpose of connecting teachers with employers in learning how math and science is applied in the real world. Since its inception, the partnership has grown into ... Read More
In 2015 the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA), Workforce Solutions South Plains and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) announced plans to leverage funds and grant six area school districts a total of $158,000 to assist in enhancing and maximizing the capacity of various Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.
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The community of Coleman, Texas found itself with a severe shortage of trained medical staff, specifically individuals with the industry recognized credential of Certified Nurse Assistant, or CNA. To rectify the situation and train the needed CNA’s to secure the health and safety of residents and fill available jobs, ... Read More
On June 28, the House Education and the Workforce Committee announced its much-anticipated bill to reauthorize the Perkins Act, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, sponsored by Reps. Glenn Thompson (R-PA), co-chair of the House CTE Caucus, and Katherine Clark (D-MA). The bipartisan committee bill ... Read More
The ApprenticeshipUSA State Expansion Grants will award 33 grants ranging from $700,000 to $3.2 million to states in order to help expand and integrate apprenticeship opportunities, including through connections with education and workforce systems.