NACCE has been invited to participate in TechHire, a national initiative created by the White House to get more Americans rapidly trained for well-paying technology jobs through innovative training programs offered by universities and community colleges.
We are partnering with the California Community College's Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and Economy initiative to provide New World of Work 21st Century Employability Skills training to 50 TechHire communities. We have 58 member colleges in these communities, serving 1.1 million students. Together we will offer three train-the-trainer webinars on techniques for accessing open source (free) curriculum for use by faculty in community colleges. TechHire instructors will have access to lesson plans, training videos, slide decks and assessment tools. Instructors will also be offered coaching and materials to implement and strengthen workplace programs.
"I am delighted that NACCE has been selected by the White House to participate in this multi-sector endeavor," said NACCE President and CEO Rebecca Corbin, Ed.D. "The number of open jobs in this country is an economic development issue, and when they get filled, it's a boost for American workers, employers, our regional and local economies, and American competitiveness."
Read our entire press release here, as well as The White House's press release here.