Smith-Cotton High School held their annual Senior Awards program for the Class of 2015 on May 6th.
Two new Midwest right-to-work states — Michigan and Indiana — make the Top 10 Competitive States for 2014. But the Southeast still dominates the list with North Carolina taking first place, which went to Georgia a year ago. Louisiana, Texas, South Carolina and Tennessee round out the top five. Ohio’s 9th place finish in the midst of so many Southe
Nearly three years ago, Gov. Nikki Haley came to Orangeburg to announce an effort to have each of the state's 46 counties certified as having skilled employees who are ready to work. Orangeburg and Calhoun counties are still working to be certified as South Carolina WorkReady communities, while Bamberg County was certified last December.
Southern Hills Career and Technical Center, in conjunction with the University of Cincinnati East, held a reception ceremony and employment fair for the eight completers of the Certified Production Technology program on April 14.
WASHINGTON - A White House conference Friday will include discussions about a new program in St. Louis to train non-traditional workers through apprentice programs in construction, manufacturing and other trades.
Seven counties were recognized today for achieving certification through the South Carolina Work Ready Communities (SCWRC) initiative. The counties are: Barnwell, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Lee, Lexington, and Marion.
In addition, Cassandra Osborne, a senior at Anacoco High School, was honored for earning a National Career Readiness Certificate. According to Renita Page with the school board’s curriculum department, individual students can earn the NCRC by taking three WorkKeys assessments, which includes Applied Mathematics, Locating Information and Reading for
ALEXANDRIA, Va. and IOWA CITY, Iowa—The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) and ACT today announced a formal collaboration to accelerate the use of stackable credentials from the two organizations: the ACT National Career Readiness Certificate™ (ACT NCRC®) and MSSC’s Certified Production Technician (CPT) and Certified Logistics Technician
MARION, S.C. – It is often said that seemingly small things can make a tremendous difference. For instance, increasing the temperature of water by a single degree can mean the difference between something that is very hot and something that generates enough force to power an engine.
The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) has initiated a partnership with Iowa-based nonprofit ACT to help DRA counties and parishes create the infrastructure and policies that support local workforce development and training systems through a region-specific version of the ACT Work Ready Communities Academy.