GWB Recognizes Awardees at Annual Meeting

At its June 15th Annual Event, the Governor’s Workforce Board spotlighted three award recipients who had made a positive and lasting impact on the state workforce development system. Awardees were as follows:

The Industry Impact Award was presented to The Phoenix Partnership Representing the Manufacturing Industry and recognizing that the manufacturing industry has been a terrific partner with the workforce system; undertaking significant top-level coordination and reforms to better deliver workforce development services and developing three coordinated employer-driven Real Jobs RI training solutions focused on entry-level talent, mid-level excellence, and identifying future leads.

The Career Pathways Advancement Award was presented to The Pipeline to Manufacturing Careers in Ship Building Partnership for its development of multiple career pathways programs including the alignment and expansion of career and technical high school offerings to match the future workforce needs of the maritime defense industry while also conducting high-impact employer-driven job training to fill the vacancies of today.

The Workforce System Innovation Award was presented to The Royce Family Foundation for generously providing $1.8 million; along with vision and motivation, to build a cutting-edge high-tech education and training center in Westerly RI.

Similar Articles

Program Puts More than 1,... $1.8 million grant from Governor’s Workforce Board supports jobs, internships, and work readiness programs for young people ages 14-24 throughout the Ocean State Cranston, RI — The
Incumbent Worker Training... The Incumbent Worker Training Grant program is temporarily closed and will not be accepting applications. We anticipate the program will begin accepting applications in August 2018; please monitor
Human Resource Executive ... With President Donald Trump promising sweeping reforms intended to boost the number of U.S.-based manufacturing jobs, employers are growing new workers to meet the demand. See full
GWB Releases RFP for NonT... The Governor’s Workforce Board (GWB) is seeking proposals to develop traditional Registered Apprenticeship (RA) programs within Rhode Island’s largest and or growing industries. The federal Department of Labor
Governing Magazine Profil... Governing Magazine profiles Rhode Island policy innovation. View the article here

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

eighteen − 10 =