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Porter named College Success County

INDIANAPOLIS | It was graduation day at the Statehouse on Monday for Porter County's College Success Coalition.

June 09, 2014 4:45 pm
Going for the jobs

Going for the jobs

GARY | On the heels of closing six schools and the pending loss of teachers and staff, the Gary Community School Corp. is launching a new program that will put students in a position to get a job or continue their education.

June 04, 2014 8:27 am Photos

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Employer expectations

Employer expectations

Employer expectations, as identified by the Center of Workforce Innovations and WorkOne.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am
Center of Workforce Innovations

Center of Workforce Innovations

The nonprofit Center of Workforce Innovations brings together the knowledge base of government, education, economic development, labor and community-based organizations to develop and execute innovative and strategic workforce solutions in today’s new and challenging economy.

December 29, 2013 8:00 am

Northwest Indiana Workforce Board announces meetings

The Northwest Indiana Workforce Board has set meeting dates for 2014.

December 22, 2013 12:00 pm
DOUG ROSS: A new college try for graduation rates

DOUG ROSS: A new college try for graduation rates

How many times have you heard people use the cliche, "Give it the old college try"? For college graduation rates, perhaps a new college try is in order.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am Video
DOUG ROSS: Creating more jobs is Job 1 for economy

DOUG ROSS: Creating more jobs is Job 1 for economy

A key report on Northwest Indiana's economy Monday showed productivity is up, but not because more workers have been hired. In Northwest Indiana, at least, this seems to be the jobless recovery everyone has been worried about.

May 02, 2013 4:18 pm
School leaders preparing to make students READY for their future

School leaders preparing to make students READY for their future

Among Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's legislative initiatives, signed into law last week, was patterned after the Northwest Indiana Regional Education/Employer Alliance for Developing Youth (READY) program.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Center of Workforce Innovations

Center of Workforce Innovations

The nonprofit Center of Workforce Innovations brings together the knowledge base of government, education, economic development, labor and community-based organizations to develop and execute innovative and strategic workforce solutions in today�s new and challenging economy.

April 16, 2013 9:37 pm
Focus on college and career ready students

Focus on college and career ready students

Educators in Northwest Indiana entered 2012 with their eyes sharply focused on helping their students grow and learn. Educator roles included “embracing” 21st century learning skills which included the following:

February 17, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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Center of Workforce Innovations seeking donors for adult ed programs

Tax credits are available for people interested in making contributions to the Center of Workforce Innovations to help defray the costs of providing local adult education services.

December 11, 2012 10:00 am
Green Jobs

Green Jobs

Center of Workforce Innovations CEO Linda Woloshansky, second from left, CWI Director of Strategic Solutions Roy Vanderford, far left, Institute for Career Development Program specialist Sean Hayden and ICD Executive Director Jerry Evans spoke Tuesday in Valparaiso about their partnership to…

October 16, 2012 2:13 pm
Green Jobs

Green Jobs

Center of Workforce Innovations CEO Linda Woloshansky, left, and CWI Director of Strategic Solutions Roy Vanderford, right, spoke Tuesday in Valparaiso about their partnership to study the broad impact of green jobs.

October 16, 2012 2:13 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: Youths require inspiration from adult mentors

The Baby Boomer generation remembers a time when Labor Day once marked the end of summer, as they returned to the classroom following this federal holiday.

September 02, 2012 12:00 am
Labor market needs youth employment, workforce development

Labor market needs youth employment, workforce development

GARY | A Chicago-based U.S. Department of Labor representative praised Northwest Indiana work force development efforts and offered suggestions on how businesses can continue to support the labor market.

August 13, 2012 6:00 pm
Official: labor market needs work force development

Official: labor market needs work force development

A Calumet Abrasives quality Control Technician inspects cut-off wheels at the company in Hammond earlier this year. She was hired to a full-time position after doing on-the-job training at Calumet Abrasives through the Center of Workforce Innovations. On Monday, a Chicago-based U.S. Departme…

August 13, 2012 4:39 pm
DOUG ROSS: In NWI, Pence's plan reinvents wheel

DOUG ROSS: In NWI, Pence's plan reinvents wheel

Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence is understandably concerned about the need to prepare Hoosier students for 21st century careers. So are people in Northwest Indiana.

June 19, 2012 12:00 am

Region WorkOne sites closing

Four WorkOne express service centers will close in the next few months as the regional operator of the state's workforce development system braces itself for program funding reductions.

May 22, 2012 6:00 pm

PUBLISHER NOTES

Looking over the roster of business leaders that are on our list this issue, I couldn't help but notice the mix of well-known and lesser-known names as well as the diversity in ages, cultural background and gender. Learning about our top professionals impressed me even more with the flexibil…

May 19, 2012 4:04 pm
DOUG ROSS: Next education reforms hinge on dollars, sense

DOUG ROSS: Next education reforms hinge on dollars, sense

Two driving forces behind education reform spoke last week, and they both addressed two key components of the next phase of reform: dollars and sense.

April 18, 2012 12:00 am
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