Michah Thomas’s dreams nearly evaporate before he could even pursue them. Despite having five older siblings, the Suffolk native intended to be the first in his family to go to college. His mother died a few years before he graduated high school, and then his father took ill. “I didn’t want my father to have […]
Posts Tagged: career coaches
Career coaches in high schools play a significantly different role than their school counselor colleagues. School counselors are focused primarily on graduation. It is by sheer necessity that less focus is placed upon postsecondary education and career planning—this is a capacity and time issue. The career coaches assist those students who may have the capacity […]
The future of Virginia’s manufacturing community is critical to the viability of the commonwealth, with 6,000 manufacturers employing more than 200,000 people and contributing $34 billion to the state’s gross national product. A two-year Tobacco Commission grant is paving the way for the Virginia Manufacturing Association (VMA) and the Virginia Community College System to ensure […]
Workforce professionals from across the state of Virginia gathered in Hampton, Virginia last week for a conference dedicated to professional development and sharing strategies for helping Virginians with job training and employment services. “You cannot do economic development without having sufficient supplies of talent with the right credentials and competencies,” Maurice Jones, secretary of commerce […]
The Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative (RVHI) is an exciting new pilot program from the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education and the VCCS to raise the educational attainment rates of those living in rural parts of Virginia and better prepare them for the jobs of the future. Seven of Virginia’s Community Colleges are taking part […]
System Office Job Openings
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