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  • The Pulse, October 31, 2022

    “Your worth is not defined by what you achieve or acquire. It’s a question of who you become and how you contribute to others.” Adam Grant The Latest News & Opportunities for PA’s Workforce Development System. Pennsylvania Lags in High-Value, High-Pay Job Creation Net-Zero Transition Grant & Funding Requests: Apprenticeships, Nursing, Broadband Workforce Planning PWDA […]

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  • PENNSYLVANIA WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION CONVENES 800 PROFESSIONALS AT 38th ANNUAL CONFERENCE

    PENNSYLVANIA WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION CONVENES 800 PROFESSIONALS AT 38th ANNUAL CONFERENCE Welcomes Gov. Wolf, Launches Local Workforce System Award    Camp Hill, Pa.  –  After a two year run as a virtual conference, the Pennsylvania Workforce Development Association (PWDA) kicked off its 38th annual conference earlier this week at the Hershey Lodge. PWDA represents the […]

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  • Pennsylvanians Face a Growing Risk of Homelessness, Need Affordable Housing

    PA Workforce Development Association hosts panel on homelessness and workforce development Camp Hill, Pa. (Dec 9, 2021)  –  The Pennsylvania Workforce Development Association (PWDA) will hosted a virtual panel on the growing risk of eviction and foreclosure in the Commonwealth and how the workforce development system can help address it. Guests on the panel are […]

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  • PA Workforce Development Association Launches Policy & Advocacy Fellowship Program

    Inaugural fellows begin intensive program in government relations best practices Camp Hill, Pa. –  The Pennsylvania Workforce Development Association (PWDA) today inaugurated its Policy and Advocacy Fellowship Program, welcoming 16 participants from public, private, and nonprofit workforce organizations throughout the Commonwealth to its virtual certificate course. PWDA Executive Director Carrie Anne Amann greeted the workforce […]

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  • Penn State seeks Director of Adult Education

    Penn State seeks Director of Adult Education The Pennsylvania State University Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy invites applications for the Director of the Adult Education Direct Services Program. This position is responsible for overseeing all operations of federal and state funded adult education programs currently operating in three Central Pennsylvania counties (Centre, Clinton, […]

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  • $10.8 million in STEM Advancing Grants released

    Continuing the rollout of his groundbreaking PAsmart initiative, Governor Tom Wolf announced $10.8 million in PAsmart Advancing Grants to expand access to computer science and STEM education for Pennsylvania learners. Combined with PAsmart Targeted Grants announced in 2020, the Wolf administration has awarded nearly $20 million to bolster STEM and computer science (CS) in schools during […]

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  • Procurement Alert! One-Stop Operator in Southern Alleghenies

    Procurement Alert! Southern Alleghenies Workforce Development Board in search of a One-Stop-Operator.  The Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission (SAPDC), on behalf of the Southern Alleghenies Workforce Development Board (SAWDB), issues a request for proposals for a One-Stop Operator for the PA CareerLink® sites located in the Southern Alleghenies region. Deadline to Submit Application is […]

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  • Governor Wolf Unveils Workforce and Economic Development Plan to Get Pennsylvania Back to Work

    The COVID-19 global pandemic has significantly affected Pennsylvania workers, businesses and communities. To bolster economic recovery efforts and position Pennsylvania for economic growth, Governor Tom Wolf today unveiled his “Back to Work PA” plan “Pennsylvania needs a comprehensive, forward-thinking plan to jumpstart our economy and support our workforce,” Gov. Wolf said. “Back to Work PA […]

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