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Production Technologies (Northland Career Center) Update

Good morning NCC Production Technologies Committee! I hope that this email finds you warm and well as we begin the month of March!  I would like to update you on what has been happening in Production Technologies since my last communication with you. We are in our second semester now and 3 students are out […]

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VCCS colleges earn high marks in Military Friendly Survey

VCCS colleges earn high marks in Military Friendly Survey

Several of Virginia’s Community Colleges have earned high marks in the 2019 ranking by MILITARY FRIENDLY, an annual survey conducted by Pittsburgh, Pa.-based VIQTORY, which describes itself as a military marketing company that connects the military community to civilian opportunity. Read more.

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Four Virginia Community Colleges Earn Competitive Grants for Workforce Development

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Individuals with Disabilities Find an Edge through Apprenticeships, Vocational Rehabilitation and Business Engagement

Individuals with Disabilities Find an Edge through Apprenticeships, Vocational Rehabilitation and Business Engagement. (Click Here for the Podcast from VR Workforce Studio) There is an emerging talent crisis in America and companies are scrambling to fill their workforce pipelines with qualified and credentialed employees. In recent years, companies have realized that individuals with disabilities are […]

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Infrastructure, Innovation and Human Resources Policy

Yesterday, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) rolled out a five-year plan to support and enhance STEM education in the United States. The plan will serve as a “North Star” for the federal government and state-level and private sector stakeholders developing strategies to further STEM education. The final plan represents a […]

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Community College Workforce Alliance Named VMA Partner of the Year

Community College Workforce Alliance Named VMA Partner of the Year Williamsburg, VA – The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) announced on November 13, 2018 that the Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA) has earned the 2018 VMA Partner of the Year Award for its outstanding leadership in increasing access to industry certifications in the Central Virginia region […]

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Dr. Joe Ashley presented 2018 MSI Fellow

Williamsburg, VA – The Manufacturing Skills Institute is proud to announce Dr. Joe Ashley, of the Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired, as its first MSI Fellow award recipient during the annual Workforce Symposium in Williamsburg, VA on November 13, 2018.  Read more…

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Shenandoah Valley Workforce Board marks National Apprenticeship Week 2018

Shenandoah Valley Workforce Board marks National Apprenticeship Week 2018

  Shenandoah Valley Workforce Board marks National Apprenticeship Week 2018

Dyer and Hughes: There’s a demand for manufacturing workers

Dyer and Hughes: There’s a demand for manufacturing workers

Dyer is coordinator of the Roanoke Manufacturing Executives Roundtable. He was Vice President of Manufacturing at Optical Cable Corp. for several years and is now Quality Manager at Global Metal Finishing. Hughes is Director of Operations at Wabtec-Graham White. He serves on the Roanoke City ROTEC Advisory Board and is president of the ROTEC Foundation. […]

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Nevada Eligible Credential List

Nevada Eligible Credential List

NV Eligible Credentials