New Mexico has recently stepped up its efforts to better align state economic development activities and the business community with its “to-work” efforts for individuals with disabilities.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on workforce training and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database.
The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is offering a fantastic opportunity to educate their membership base to new professional development and training opportunities by hosting a webinar
In 2005, Maine won a Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development (WIRED) grant from the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. The grant focused on boatbuilding, Maine's third largest employer in the manufacturing sector.
The Laurinburg/Scotland County Area (NC) Chamber of Commerce recently received a grant for $35,000 from the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center, Inc. The money
“STEMing the Teacher Shortage Tide” addresses our nation’s need to redress the critical shortage of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) candidates to pursue careers in these fields as well as candidates with STEM backgrounds to teach in our nation’s P-12 schools.
The Construction Academy is a partnership between the Hawai`i Department of Education and the state’s community college system. It is a pre-apprenticeship program that targets high school juniors and seniors in specific courses.
In Flagstaff, “Skills for Success” means strengthening the business community’s greatest resource: the students who will fill tomorrow’s jobs.
As America faces increasingly hard economic times, more and more communities across the country are looking for solutions to improve their region's workforce and boost their economies.