Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Guidance

Admissions representatives and advisors working with low income, unemployed, dislocated, or underemployed students may wish to ensure students have verified whether they are eligible for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) education grants as part of their intake process – and will want to be aware of college credit and noncredit programs that are eligible... Continue Reading →

March CAREERwise Newsletter: Job Seeker Resources and Career Planning for People with a Criminal Conviction Webinar

The March CAREERwise Newsletter is now available online. In the newest edition, job seekers who are unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic can find helpful resources.  Career counselors can register for the upcoming April 9th webinar showcasing the Career Planning for People with a Criminal Conviction website and workbook.  Read the latest MN FutureWork highlights about the impact... Continue Reading →

MPMA Education Foundation Makes Second $30,000 Contribution to Workforce Development Scholarships

Original article from January 29, 2020 The Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association (MPMA) Education Foundation today presented Minnesota State with a contribution of $30,000 for scholarships that will be offered to new students entering advanced manufacturing programs at Minnesota State colleges. The contribution will supplement scholarships that are being offered under the Workforce Development Scholarship program... Continue Reading →

January CAREERwise Newsletter: Career Tool Update – Career Videos and the Reality Check Tool

The January CAREERwise Newsletter now available. Topics in the latest edition are below. What’s New? Our career videos have been updated. Find hundreds of engaging videos, now organized by career cluster.  Coming Soon: The Reality Check Tool will soon have a new look and feel.  January FAQ Learn where to go if you’re looking for wages and career information... Continue Reading →

Countdown to 2019 CTE Works Summit

Are you and your regional career pathway colleagues ready for Minnesota Career and Technical Education’s 10th annual state conference? 5) Register for the November 5-6 conference.Deadline for purchase orders and checks is September 27; Credit card payments accepted through Nov. 6, based on availability. 4) Book your discounted hotel room at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest... Continue Reading →

Hundreds of $2,500 Scholarships Available Throughout Minnesota for Students Pursuing High Demand Careers

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 8, 2019 – Hundreds of college-bound students across Minnesota now have the opportunity to be awarded workforce development scholarships worth $2,500 or more that will help them launch a career in a high-demand occupation in Minnesota. These scholarships were made possible by a $7 million appropriation from the Legislature after a... Continue Reading →

Minnesota State Centers of Excellence 2nd Quarterly Newsletter

  This quarter, we’re featuring stories on energy. The Minnesota State Energy Center of Excellence consists of 13 Minnesota State colleges and universities offering 40 energy-related programs developed in partnership with representatives from major utilities, labor organizations, rural electrics, and state agencies. Read the 2nd Quarterly Newsletter. • Sign up for their quarterly newsletter •... Continue Reading →

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