VSAC Study Finds 6 in 10 Previously Unemployed Vermonters Working After Completing Nondegree Courses

News Release — VSAC Jan. 26, 2017 Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected] Governor Scott says grant program stimulates workforce development, Vermont economy WINOOSKI (January 26, 2017)—Vermont’s landmark nondegree grant program pays off in career opportunities and employment gains, according to a new study from Vermont Student Assistance Corp. Among adult students who were unemployed […]



Vermont Tech Announces Job & Education Placement Results for the Class of 2016

News Release — Vermont Technical College January 17, 2017 Contact: Amanda Chaulk Vermont Tech 802-879-2373 [email protected] Vermont Tech Class of 2016 reports 100% placement rate Randolph, Vt. — Across the country, students, and families are increasingly focused on the job opportunities available to students after graduation. Based on its most recent Job Outcome Survey, Vermont […]



Salvation Farms Launches Workforce Skill-Building Program That Reduces Food Loss on Vermont Farms

News Release — Salvation Farms Sept. 30, 2016 Contact: Theresa Snow, Salvation Farms [email protected] (802) 888-4360 Winooski, VT On Tuesday, September 27, Salvation Farms celebrated the opening of its new surplus-crop food hub in Winooski, Vermont. Known as the Vermont Commodity Program, the initiative engages a workforce development crew to clean, quality assess, and pack […]



Community College of Vermont and VDOL Partner with Advanced Manufacturers

News Release — CCV September 7, 2016 Contact: Janette Shaffer 802-828-0124 [email protected] Community College of Vermont and VDOL Partner with Advanced Manufacturers to Offer Certified Training in Bennington MONTPELIER, Vt. — Community College of Vermont (CCV) and the Vermont Department of Labor (VDOL) are partnering with area employers including K&E Plastics Inc., J.B.M. Sherman Carmel, […]



VocRehab Vermont, ReSOURCE and GMTCC Partner with CVS Morrisville and Hannaford to Build Skills and Support the Community

News Release — Vermont Agency of Human Services August 26, 2016 Contact: DJ Masi [email protected] 802-793-8309 Morrisville, VT – Several local organizations recently worked together to develop a four-week Cash Register-Point of Sale/Customer Service training, assisting seven community members to move forward in their search for employment. This training combined 16 hours of classroom training […]



Vermont Precision Tools Teams with Vermont HITEC to Train up to 12 New Machine Operators

News Release — Vermont Precision Tools June 16, 2016 Contact: Katy Bacon [email protected] 802-872-0660 Applications for Free Education Program due August 7th, 2016. SWANTON, VT—Vermont Precision Tools (VPT), headquartered in Swanton, Vermont, a manufacturer of high quality precision medical bur blanks for the OEM medical industry, and Vermont HITEC, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to […]



Vermont Tech Receives $4 Million Federal Grant for Manufacturing Training

News Release — Vermont Technical College June 16, 2016 Contact: Amanda Chaulk Vermont Tech 802-879-2373 [email protected] Vermont Tech Receives $4,000,000 Federal Grant to Support Working Families’ Access to Skills Training in Advanced Manufacturing RANDOLPH CENTER, VT — Vermont Technical College (Vermont Tech) has received a $4 million US Labor Department grant to provide training and […]



Vermont Precision Tools teams with Vermont HITEC to train machine operators

News Release — Vermont HITEC Nov. 11, 2015 Contact: Katy Bacon Senior Project Leader Vermont HITEC, Inc. Telephone: 802.872.0660 | Fax: 802.872.0661 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.vthitec.org Applications for Free Education Program due January 11th, 2016. SWANTON, VT—Vermont Precision Tools (VPT), headquartered in Swanton, Vermont, a manufacturer of high quality precision medical bur blanks for the […]





G.S. Precision employees graduate from Vermont Tech’s Manufacturing Technician Apprentice Program

News Release — Vermont Technical College May 27, 2015 Contact: Amanda Chaulk Vermont Tech 802-728-1732 [email protected] BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — On Tuesday, May 19, G.S. Precision, Inc. and Vermont Tech celebrated the completion of the Manufacturing Technician Apprentice Program with a graduation ceremony for six participating employees. The ceremony included student project presentations and remarks from […]



White House includes Dartmouth-Hitchcock workforce development efforts in National Upskill Initiative for educating, training workers

News release — Dartmouth-Hitchcock April 24, 2015 Contact: Mike Barwell (603) 653-1984 [email protected] Follow on Twitter: @DartmouthHitch Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) is among 100 leading employers named by the White House and U.S. Department of Labor committed to helping millions of front-line workers climb up the career ladder and earn higher wages. The announcement was made today […]