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What is a Workforce Development Board?

NAWB Video

The National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) recently released this informative video. The video is designed to educate members of the public about the integral role workforce development boards play in local communities, and how workforce development boards collaborate with local educational institutions, local businesses and government officials at the local, state and federal level.

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Child Care Provider Expansion Initiative

May 23, 2022 The Texas Workforce Commission announced that applications for the Child Care Provider Expansion Initiative will be available in June 2022! In February, the Commission approved $75 million to help improve the availability of child care for families around Texas.  TWC launched a new webpage where interested providers in our area, can learn more: https://www.childcare.texas.gov/childcare-expansion. Additionally, they have two upcoming informational sessions where anyone interested in this initiative can learn more (click on the links below to open…

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Apply for up to $50K to train your employees with Incumbent Worker Training!

Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County can provide assistance to local companies implementing upskilling for their current workers Training incumbent workers for hard-to-fill jobs can often shorten recruitment and increase retention — saving companies the average $15,000 turnover costs per employee. Upskilling is the perfect solution to the challenges for companies face hiring, retaining, and developing their workforce. Through upskilling, businesses are able to promote pre-vetted talent that are experienced in their company culture with the skills they need. Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) is…

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SkillUp Tarrant County! Residents Offered over 5,000+ courses through FREE online learning platform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                               Media Contact: Lacey Douglas, Workforce Solutions 817.823.0533 / lacey.douglas@workforcesolutions.net Tarrant County, Texas (February 22, 2022) – Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County (WSTC) announced today that they are providing Tarrant County residents free access to online career courses via Metrix E-Leaning System, through its “SkillUp Tarrant County” initiative. Starting immediately, Tarrant County residents can visit: https://workforcesolutions.net/job-seeker-services/career-training/#skillup to upgrade their skill sets. “SkillUp® Tarrant County is helping us build a workforce ecosystem that supports positive economic development through services…

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