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Center For Workforce Innovations

Advancing Manufacturing program to expand to Portage

PORTAGE | Manufacturers looking for employees here could have an easier time next year thanks to the expansion of a program initially introduced in Lafayette.

December 04, 2013 1:13 pm

Center for Workforce Innovations seeks career advisors

Volunteers are needed to serve as career advisers at Calumet, Highland, East Chicago and Westville high schools.

October 09, 2013 3:00 pm

Manufacturer awards grant to adult learning center

The Rensselaer Adult Learning Center got a $20,000 grant in order to offer students more hours and buy online learning materials for the new high school equivalency exam.

September 03, 2013 12:00 pm
Lowell student donates upgraded computers to Adult Learning Center

Lowell student donates upgraded computers to Adult Learning Center

LOWELL | When Josh Bustamante learned Tri-Creek School Corp. was replacing its computers with Macs, he saw an opportunity to help the Lowell Adult Learning Center.

June 30, 2013 7:15 pm

Five from region chosen for state boards, commissions

INDIANAPOLIS | A Valparaiso woman who leads an organization that develops workforce solutions for cities and companies in Northwest Indiana is among five region residents recently appointed or reappointed by Gov. Mitch Daniels to various state boards and commissions.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Advice for teens on summer job hunt

GUEST COMMENTARY: Advice for teens on summer job hunt

While the nation's job market slowly is warming up, the summer months might not be so hot for teen employment.

April 24, 2012 12:00 am

The Week Ahead — Lake County


April 08, 2012 12:00 am

Hope is key to children's development, Indiana youth leader says

MERRILLVILLE | The president and chief executive officer of the Indiana Youth Institute emphasized the organization's goal to promote the healthy development of young people, not just in the state capital but also in Northwest Indiana.

March 08, 2012 12:00 am
Work Keys certificates show students have needed job skills

Work Keys certificates show students have needed job skills

MERRILLVILLE | As part of a special Senior Career Day, seniors at Merrillville High School recently were awarded Work Force Readiness Certificates that document reading for information and math application skills needed for entry-level jobs in business and industry.

November 02, 2011 12:00 am Photos


Advisers sought to give career advice to high school students

The Center of Workforce Innovations is looking for advisers to serve as career counselors for Northwest Indiana high school students.

July 27, 2011 12:00 am

Groups continue work to replace adult high school diploma program

PORTAGE | While the final Portage Adult High School graduation program is scheduled for this week, groups are working diligently to replace the program.

May 15, 2011 12:00 am

Future of local adult education still up in the air

PORTAGE | While no group has stepped forward in the past 10 days to volunteer to take over sponsorship of the Portage Adult Education program, at least one official is sure the program will continue in some form.

January 23, 2011 12:00 am

Agencies team up to certify employees

Many businesses have been challenged with the task of finding skilled or trainable workers. Employers who are hiring expect a fundamental skill level from the job candidates applying.

August 29, 2010 12:00 am
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