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The table below summarizes the number of dislocated workers served in four major categories of service between October 1, 2009 and December 31, 2010.  Project goals were met and exceeded in 60 percent of the total project performance period.

 

Number of Dislocated Workers Served
(October 1, 2009 – December 31, 2010)

Intake
i.e.  Case Management, New Student Orientation, Networking Seminars, Career Planning Coaching, Rapid Response Teams

 

3,825

Job Readiness Skills
i.e.  Adult Literacy Assessments, Skill and Interest Assessments, Peer Support Sessions, Résumé Writing Workshops, Mock Interviewing, Employment Opportunity Searches, Career Counseling
COPE Workshops

 

 

3,136

Financial Assistance
i.e.  Trade Assistance Act Eligibility, Workforce Investment Act Resources, Federal Financial Aid Planning, Walmart Brighter Futures Scholarship awards

 

112

Credentialed Training
i.e.  GED Prep Classes, Construction Management Technologies, Office Administration, Solar Energy Certificates, Business Analyst Certification, Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology, Computer Technologies, Medical Billings, Microsoft Certification, Residential Weatherization, Auditor and Technician Certification

 

 

1,191

Total Served

8,264

 

For more information on how this project can help your community college,

contact Larry Warford, project director and League senior workforce consultant,

at 541-913-6006 or Warford@league.org.