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Governor Wolf Announces New Apprenticeship Opportunities in Luzerne County

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $297,000 in new funding to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union 163 Jointly Operated Apprenticeship Training Program (JATC). The funding will build on the governor’s commitment to expanding job training opportunities in Pennsylvania. “Organizations like IBEW are key players in my administration’s efforts to provide…

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Pennsylvania Awards $2.4 Million to Help Schools and Employers Prepare Students for In-Demand Careers

Governor Tom Wolf today announced more than $2.4 million has been awarded to local workforce development boards (LWDBs) to help businesses and school districts work together to better prepare students for in-demand careers across Pennsylvania. “These investments will give students the technical training they need to get good-paying jobs when they join the workforce,” said…

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Pennsylvania Offers New Funding to Help Philadelphia Students Discover Opportunities in Manufacturing

Governor Tom Wolf announced that the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC) was approved for $110,000 in Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career funding to nearly double the number of teams in Bucks, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties participating in the educational competition, ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?’ (WSCM). “More and more students have a growing interest in manufacturing…

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Governor Wolf Announces New Manufacturing Apprenticeship Opportunities in Bucks County

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $200,000 in new funding for Bucks County Community College’s (BCCC) apprenticeship program. The funding will build on the governor’s commitment to expanding job training opportunities in Pennsylvania. “This funding will enable Bucks County Community College to offer fully-encompassed training to individuals looking for good-paying jobs,” said Gov. Wolf.…

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Governor Wolf: New State Funding Will Take Learning from the Classroom to the Workplace in the Johnstown Area

Governor Tom Wolf announced that the Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center (GJCTC) was approved for $200,000 in funding to continue supporting Phase two of its innovative workforce teaching model, Learn Where You Will Earn, which helps students supplement classroom learning with skills obtained in a business setting. “My administration is thrilled to support the…

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