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In the News

State of the Workforce and Gap Analysis – 2017

May  2017

Area workforce development organization including the Peninsula Council for Workforce Development, Opportunity Inc., Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance and Reinvent Hampton Roads shared the findings recently.

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Peninsula Council Names Assistant Vice President

Feb  2017

PCFWD Names Assistant Vice President for Private/Public Partnerships

Lisa Wornom-Zahralddin has been named new Assistant Vice President for Private/Public Partnerships.  Her role at PCFWD will involve realigning industry clusters, investor relations, special projects and business initiatives.
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February 2017

 

Virginia Peninsula Career Pathway Initiative in the News

Aug  2014

Virginia Peninsula Career Pathway initiative cited on pages 9 and 31 in the report “Ready to Work: Job-Driven Training and American Opportunity”  from United States Vice President Joe Biden.

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Ready to Work: Job-Driven Training and American Opportunity
July 2014

Peninsula Worklink Received Full Certification

May  2014

Peninsula Worklink received full certification as a Comprehensive One-Stop by the Virginia Workforce Council, one of only a few to initially receive the honor in the Commonwealth!
May 2014
http://www.vccs.edu/vccsblog_post/three-workforce-centers-reach-high-achievement/

2014 Youth Career Expo Featured in Navy News Article

Feb  2014

http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=79090