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Workforce Development Task Force


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Project of the SC State Library to support workforce development in the state.

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Workforce Development Task Force

  1. 1. …helping South Carolinians <br />get back to work<br />Workforce Development Task Force<br />
  2. 2. Task Force: Denise, Amy, Dawn, Rob, Curtis<br />Funding: $100,000 (LSTA)<br />Target: Unemployed adults and those in transition.<br />Purpose: assist SC citizens develop/enhance workforce skills and find jobs.<br />Project overlap: Small Business Development<br />Project Details<br />
  3. 3. Portal (<br />DISCUS Resources<br />Other Resources<br />Trainer<br />Marketing<br />Concept Paper Components<br />
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  5. 5. DISCUS databases<br />LearningExpress Library<br />Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center<br />Small Business Resource Center<br />DISCUS resources will be available to SC citizens via search boxes embedded in the portal. <br />Users will be authenticated via the WebFeat IP geo-location product.<br />
  6. 6. Other Resources<br />Other resources will include the lists of web sites on the SCLN wiki under Workforce Development<br />,, OHR,,<br />OHR/Workforce Resource Assessment Committee <br />Future resources will be identified and added to the list<br />
  7. 7. Trainer Position<br />LSTA funded position (1 yr – 50 weeks)<br />Assessment<br />Travels to underserved locations<br />Assists in maintaining portal resources<br />Mobile Laptop Lab<br />Workshop development<br />Assists with basic computer skills<br />Initial counties served: Jasper, Oconee, Georgetown, Allendale, Union , and Dillon.<br />
  8. 8. Marketing<br />Logo<br />Press Release<br />Marketing/Exhibitor Kit<br />News Story<br />MORE newsletter<br />Social Media<br />Partner web sites<br />Public Libraries<br />Technical colleges<br />And other outlets as needed<br />
  9. 9. Thank you!<br />Questions?<br />