Indiana Career Council
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has tapped a suburban Indianapolis state representative to head the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has vowed to take whatever actions are needed to ensure that by 2025 at least 60 percent of Hoosier workers have earned college degrees or other post-high school credentials sought by Indiana employers.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Career Council is putting the finishing touches on a strategic plan aimed at encouraging more Hoosiers to complete post-high school education or job training programs that meet the needs of the state's employers.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence on Monday signed into law 20 proposals approved this month by the General Assembly that are intended to boost career education in Indiana, improve job prospects for Hoosiers and make schools safer.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans stood up for a controversial new state agency last week, voting down a proposal by House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, to defund Gov. Mike Pence's Center for Education and Career Innovation.
The executive order issued by the governor’s office creating the new Center for Education and Career Innovation signals a new paradigm in state government. This order states that because the Legislature gave the governor certain appointments on various board members (e.g., the State Board of…
INDIANAPOLIS | The Center for Education and Career Innovation, a new state agency, was established by Republican Gov. Mike Pence to integrate education and workforce training in Indiana by uniting various school and employment boards and agencies under a single umbrella.
INDIANAPOLIS | With his tax cuts, works councils and career council all failing to reduce Indiana's 8.4 percent unemployment rate, Gov. Mike Pence decided Friday to take direct action to put at least a few Hoosiers to work.
INDIANAPOLIS | The idea to better align public and private educational and employer training programs with the needs of Hoosier companies remained more aspirational than actual during Monday's first-ever meeting of the Indiana Career Council.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence finally made his appointments to the Indiana Career Council Tuesday, nearly three months after signing the law creating the industry-led worker training review panel during a lavish Statehouse ceremony.
INDIANAPOLIS | A new analysis by one of the nation's leading educational testing companies has found many Americans generally lack the skills needed to take on jobs requiring either high or low levels of education.
Representatives from throughout the state – Republican and Democrat – joined together this session to address issues at the forefront of Hoosier minds: maintaining our state’s fiscal integrity, spurring job creation and expanding education opportunities for every Hoosier family.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence on Monday signed two "jobs bills" that create zero jobs for the 276,500 Hoosiers currently looking for work.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate followed in the footsteps of the House on Thursday by unanimously approving a measure intended to reduce gaps in skills and opportunities faced by unemployed Hoosiers.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans and Democrats united Tuesday to approve legislation aimed at reducing the skills and opportunity gaps faced by unemployed Hoosiers.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican and Democratic leaders of the Indiana House, seeking to better match Hoosier worker skills with employer needs, are co-sponsoring legislation to assess and coordinate the state's various job training, career preparation and adult education programs.
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