Northeast Region: Prosperity Zone 1
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Career ladders are a great visual tool for career awareness and navigation. Check out these region specific career ladders for our pathways. Special thanks to our marketing team for all their hard work on this! NENC_careerladder_bioscience NENC_careerladder_business NENC_careerladder_healthcare NENC_careerladder_manufacturing
The NCWorks Partnership Conference traditionally draws upwards of 1,000 Workforce Development Professionals from across the state. Attendees represent labor, state and federal government, education, community-based organizations, community colleges and the private sector. Register today at www.ncworkforcetraining.com
3rd Annual Real World Experience Simulation The Northeastern Workforce Development Board NCWorks NEXTGEN (Youth) Program and partnering schools, businesses and organizations are hosting a REAL WORLD simulation for young adults ages 16-24 in our 10-county region.
ApprenticeshipNC June 2018 College Partnership with Employer Needs Survey Our June 2018 College Partnership “summer” meeting included not only college and university partners, but NCWorks Champions and Career & Technical Education Directors (K-12) with a few other community partners. Dr. Elizabeth Standafer (firstname.lastname@example.org) with ApprenticeshipNC provided useful information on starting an apprenticeship program. Many inRead more about College Partnership June 2018[…]
Approximately 50 outstanding K–12 teachers from across the state are selected annually for this year-long program. Key components are a three-week summer internship with a mentor in a research or applied STEM setting, and 80 hours of professional development that builds leadership capacity and promotes curricular design bridging STEM at work with STEM at school.Read more about Kenan Fellows[…]
The Pitt County Schools Health Sciences Academy is a high school curriculum program designed to expose and prepare students who wish to pursue healthcare related careers upon graduation. Learn more here: https://www.pitt.k12.nc.us/Page/2067
Career Fairs are an excellent opportunity to promote career awareness for students throughout their school years. Career Pathways Champion and Pitt County NCWorks Career Advisor Chanda Speller recently participated in a career fair at Bethel School, one of our partners through Pitt County Schools. This is what Chanda had to say: Bethel School Career FairRead more about Career Fairs[…]
Recently, our partners at ECPPS unveiled their new lab. This is the first high school lab of it’s kind in the Northeast. While enrolled in the technical skills courses, students will be able to earn some stackable credentials in Advanced Manufacturing in which they can use to continue their studies at COA or in some casesRead more about Partner Spotlight: Elizabeth City Pasquotank Public Schools (ECPPS)[…]
Representatives from many of our partner organizations attended the NCETA conference in Wilmington last month. Workshops on WIOA, Work-based Learning, Career Pathways and other information important to our work were available. It was a great opportunity to learn and share best practices, while networking with other professionals from across the state.
Many of our partners have hosted or taken part in job fairs recently. Job Fairs are a great opportunity for employers and job seekers to meet and learn more about one another. Check out these photos from our partners at Roanoke Rapids NCWorks Career Center and Halifax Community College. Our partners at Edgecombe/Nash NCWorks andRead more about Job Fairs[…]