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NCWE E-Newsletter - April 2020
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The National Council for Workforce Education

WORKPLACE E-NEWS

March 2020

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Oh, Say Can You Succeed: Keys To A New Age in Workforce Development
October 7-8, 2020
Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor

Proposals are Due April 24, 2020 4:00pm EDT

♦ Click Here to Submit Proposal
♦ Learn More About the Conference


EXEMPLARY PROGRAM AWARDS
Each year, NCWE recognizes two colleges with our Exemplary Program Awards in two categories: Credit Workforce Development Program and Noncredit Workforce Development Program. Award recipients are chosen based on five application criteria: executive summary, description of partnerships and collaborations, potential economic impact, program results, and replication. The Applicant's college must be a member of NCWE.

♦ Click Here to Submit an Award Application
Applications are due by May 15, 2020, 4p EDT


NCWE BOARD MEMBER BLOGS – FEATURED POST
The Workforce We Need is Under Our Nose
  Carola Otero Bracco, Executive Director
  Neighbors Link, Westchester, NY

Data shows that the more than 800,000 registered DACA (Deferred Action of Childhood Arrival) recipients know no other country as their home but the U.S. . Research shows that DACA has been beneficial to the U.S. economy and repealing it would cause economic harm. Thus, they are valuable assets to America’s workforce, economy, and communities, helping the US remain competitive in an increasingly challenging global marketplace….. Click Here to Read More

Photo Courtesy of vacolao.org


FEATURED NONCREDIT PROMISING PRACTICE
LIFT the TriState
Gateway Community and Technical College, Florence, KY

The LIFT the TriState program is a partnership between GCTC, the Freestore Foodbank, and Belflex Staffing that offers an opportunity for unemployed and underemployed adults to become trained in the growing field of logistics. This ten-week job program based in offers hands-on training from experienced warehouse personnel and specialized logistics coursework.….

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Photo Courtesy of Alex Slitz Photography


FEATURED CREDIT PROMISING PRACTICE
Agriculture Program
Ivy Tech Community College, Lafayette, IN

The Agriculture Program at Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette began in the fall of 2007. The Pathway to Purdue Agriculture program originated in the fall semester of 2010 and has three main goals: to increase access to a Purdue College of Agriculture Bachelor’s degree, increase readiness for successful completion of an Associate’s and Bachelor’s degree, and to engage students in the university culture of Purdue as freshmen..….

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MEMBERS RESOURCES: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND CONSULTING SERVICES
Over the past ten years, The National Council for Workforce Education has developed partnerships with other nonprofit organizations to support workforce development initiatives across the country. These partnerships create opportunities for members to participate in national initiatives; develop peer learning opportunities for members; attract new members; and ensure financial viability of the Council.

Through Technical Assistance and Consulting Services, NCWE can assist colleges and their partners with a wide array of services designed to maximize the effectiveness of education and workforce training programs and implement innovative designs that lead to improved outcomes and learner success.

To learn more about our Current Projects and our Technical Assistance Team, visit: http://www.ncwe.org/?page=initiatives_projects


This edition of Workplace is sponsored by CompTIA

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