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Texas Workforce Commission presentation at LCRA Economic Development Forum in Austin on Dec. 16 2011.

Texas Workforce Commission presentation at LCRA Economic Development Forum in Austin on Dec. 16 2011.

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Texas Workforce Commission Texas Workforce Commission Presentation Transcript

  • Texas’ Workforce System Grady Giffin Office of Employer Initiatives• Cluster Manager: Advanced Technologies & Manufacturing; Petroleum Refining & Chemical Products• Project Manager: Workforce Data Quality Initiative
  • Texas Workforce Commission & Workforce Solutions• The workforce system engages partnerships in economic development at a regional level• Workforce centers provide services for: – Businesses – Employees – Job Seekers
  • Workforce Programs• Skills Development Fund – Assists employers that provide customized training to new and incumbent employees.• Skills for Small Business – Helps small businesses (fewer than 100 employees) cover the cost of tuition and fees for employees at community colleges. View slide
  • • Is a partnership between an employer and a community college or the Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX).• Funds customized training for businesses with new employees or existing employees needing to upgrade essential job skills.• Maximum cost per trainee: $1,420. www.Skills@twc.state.tx.us View slide
  • •Provides training dollars to small businesses (<100 employees) for full-time staff. •Maximum of $1,450 for new hires and $725 for incumbent workers. •A simple qualification process that begins with a visit to a CC or Workforce Center• The training funds will cover tuition and fees of catalogued courses at public community colleges and TEEX.• http://www.twc.state.tx.us/svcs/funds/ssb.html
  • Thank You Contact Info: The Texas Workforce Commission Grady Giffin Workforce Business Employer Initiatives Services,101 E 15th St., Rm 651 Skills Project Austin, TX 78778 Development 512.936.2390grady.giffin@twc.state.tx.us 817-463-1777 Skills@twc.state.tx.us