WWRC students with disabilities demonstrate manufacturing skills for industry leaders

Youth with disabilities participating in a job skills academy will demonstrate a solar-powered water filtration unit they built at WWRC.

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Governor McAuliffe signs pay-for-performance workforce law

Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed into law measures that establish a workforce training program targeted to increase specific industry certifications and occupational licenses.

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House passes Delegate Stolle’s legislation to help veterans

The Virginia House of Delegates on Tuesday passed legislation to help veterans transition to the workforce.

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McAuliffe announces Education and Workforce in a New Virginia Economy legislative package

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today a series of legislative proposals aimed at improving public schools and enhancing the workforce system.


McAuliffe announces higher education and workforce budget

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today a series of budgetary proposals aimed at laying a foundation for a new Virginia economy by investing in higher education and strengthening workforce development.


Virginia to work with Georgetown University Research Center in attaining workforce credentials goal

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Virginia will use the expertise of Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce (Georgetown Center) in order to boost statewide attainment of employer-demanded education and workforce credentials.

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Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center ushers in new name

Elizabeth Creamer, advisor for workforce development to Virginia’s Secretary of Commerce and Trade, will speak at the July 1 ceremony celebrating the new name for the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center.

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Robert Hurt: Graduates need the opportunity to pursue the American Dream

New high school and college graduates have reached an exciting milestone in their lives and are well-prepared to apply the knowledge and skill they have developed in the workforce.

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Governor Terry McAuliffe remarks to the Joint Money Committees

Prepared remarks by Governor Terry McAuliffe to the Joint Money Committees in the Virginia General Assembly in Richmond, Va., on Dec. 17, 2014.