The unbundling of education and the momentum building for short-term credentials shows end users that a degree isn’t the only way to earn and learn a living. Mark Schneider from the American Institutes for Research penned a feature, The Value of Sub-baccalaureate Credentials, for the journal Issues in Science and Technology with helpful insights for advocates and Read More
Missouri met one of the first major milestones for implementing WIOA. Missouri’s core workforce partners executed the official state-level MOU showing the commitment to improve collaboration at the state and local levels. This is important to workforce professionals at the local level as the MOU provides the tools to increase collaboration and braid resources locally, according Read More
Missouri ranks last in the nation for welfare reform policies and has the nation’s lowest work participation performance according to the Heartland Institute. Help is on the way thanks to new leadership at the Family Support Division empowered by Senate Bill 24. According to Senator David Sater, SB24’s sponsor, this comprehensive reform emphasizes work while breaking down Read More
The Governor’s Council on Disability is pleased to announce that Yvonne Wright of New Bloomfield has been appointed as chair of the Council by Governor Jay Nixon. Her term begins immediately and will be confirmed by the Missouri Senate during the next legislative session. She will then serve a full four-year term. Yvonne brings a Read More
The Missouri Work Ready Communities initiative announced $100,000 in grants available for CWRC counties in progress to help with testing high school students in pursuit of the emerging workforce goal. Applications for the grants up to $5,000 per county are open through April 2016. The grants are prioritized for high school WorkKeys testing with preference Read More
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