workforce training

2nd Annual Adult Educational Council Community Resource Fair

News Release — Vermont Adult Learning March 14, 2017 Contact: Josh Demers, Chittenden County Regional Manager Vermont Adult Learning [email protected] 802.735.0676 2nd Annual Adult Educational Council Community Resource Fair Tuesday April 11, 2017 10:00-2:00 Vermont Adult Learning 110 Cherry St Burlington VT.05401 Burlington – Need a job? A better job? A tutor? Better English? Help […]

Scott Giles: Education = Opportunity for Vermonters and Vermont

Vermont was the first state to create a nondegree grant program in 1982 and 35 years later, we’ve helped over 35,000 Vermonters get the education and training they need to further their careers.

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 […]

Auditor’s memo raises questions around job training program’s oversight

State Auditor Doug Hoffer questions whether the state does enough to ensure that businesses receiving state job training assistance are eligible.

GW Plastics’ ‘School of Tech’ graduates

News Release — GW Plastics June 15, 2015 Contact: Rebecca Murphy Inside Sales and Marketing Coordinator GW Plastics, Inc. 239 Pleasant Street Bethel, VT 05032 (802) 234-9941 [email protected] Vermont-based manufacturing company completes first semester of local high school class BETHEL, VT (June 15, 2015) – In response to a growing regional and national skilled labor […]

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 […]