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Posted on: March 24, 2017

60x30TX: Texas High Education Strategic Plan

By 2030, at least 60% of Texans age 25-34 will have a certificate or degree.  This is the foundation for the new initiative from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 60x30TX.  In 2012, the globally focused Organization for Econ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas Mobile APP Now Available

The official mobile app of Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas is now available for download in iTunes and the Google Play Store.  The app provides a connection between our organization and job seekers, employers, youth, parents/families, and chi...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Texas Internship Challenge

Texas’ Tri-Agency partners have announced the “Texas Internship Challenge,” a new statewide campaign to increase and promote internships for students in Texas.  The Texas Internship Challenge is a joint partnership b...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Career One Stop Launches Youth Mobile App - GetMyFuture.org

Career One Stop has launched GetMyFuture.org, a mobile-friendly web portal connecting young adults to career, education, and job search resources.

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration, the site offers...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Texas Workforce Commission 2016 Annual Report

The TWC 2016 Annual Report highlights two decades of excellence, the growth of the agency, and the expansion of programs to meet the workforce and employer needs across the state of Texas.  A few of the articles found in the report are Vocational...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Linden-Kildare Consolidated Independent School District Receives $69,986 Grant

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded Linden-Kildare Consolidated Independent School District (Linden-Kildare CISD) a $69,986 Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant. The grant will help the school district purchase and install equipment to p...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Regional Talent Pipelines: Collaborating with Industry to Build Opportunities in Texas

A new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and the Center for Public Policy Priorities highlights the shrinking share of middle-skill jobs in the U.S. economy.  The reduction in middle-skill jobs has forced millions of job seekers to ma...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

LEAP Youth Career Expo held in Paris

The L.E.A.P. (Learning Endorsements and Professions) Youth Career Expo was held on January 27th at the Love Civic Center in Paris. Hosted by Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas and the Lamar County Coalition for Education Business and Industry, the event ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas and Partners, Honored at TWC Annual Conference

The Annual Texas Workforce Conference was held in Houston December 7-9.  The conference was filled with great information and thought provoking discussions.  Each year a the Annual Conference, the Texas Workforce Commission recognizes se...

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas Annual Celebration

Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas recognized area employers, Board members and distinguished partners during the organization’s annual celebration on October 26th at the Mount Pleasant Civic Center. Three employers, one Board member, an Independent Sch...Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2016

October is Manufacturing Month....Measuring the Impact of Manufacturing in Northeast Texas

October is recognized by the National Association of Manufacturers as Manufacturing Month. Several organizations and employers across the United States will highlight the successes of US Manufacturing. Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas is submitting a s...Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2016

Texas Workforce Commission awards 25 Career Training Grants - Including 2 in Northeast Texas

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded 25 grants totaling $4,986,000 to public community and technical colleges and independent school districts for programs that focus on supporting new, emerging industries or high-demand occupations through th...Read on...

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

LEAP Youth Career Expo held in Sulphur Springs

The L.E.A.P. (Learning Endorsements and Professions) Youth Career Expo was held on September 23rd at the Hopkins County Civic Center. Hosted by Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas, the event invited 8th graders from the area to meet and interact with loca...Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2016

LEAP Youth Career Expo held in Texarkana

The L.E.A.P. (Learning Endorsements and Professions) Youth Career Expo was held on September 9th at the Texarkana Convention Center. Hosted by Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas, the event invited 8th graders from the area to meet and interact with local...Read on...

Pictures from the 2016 Texarkana LEAP Expo
Posted on: August 19, 2016

Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services programs transition to TWC on September 1

Several programs from the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) will transition to the Texas Workforce Commission on September 1, 2016. The move was approved by legislative action and authorized by Governor Greg Abbot. TWC wil...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2016

Alcoa Mills Products partners with Texarkana College for Job Training Grant

Alcoa Mills Products has partnered with Texarkana College to provide job training for 71 new and incumbent workers using a $109,581 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the Workforce So...Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2016

Paris Junior College to host CMT Empowering Education Concert Event

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To be competitive in the global economy, the state of Texas set a goal that at least 60 percent of Texans ages 25-34 will have a certificate or degree by 2030. Paris Junior College (PJC) is crucial to the achievement of that goal in Northeast Texas. In th...Read on...

Paris Junior College Website
Posted on: June 14, 2016

Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas hosts Industry Tours for High School Teachers

Each Summer, Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas partners with the Region 8 Education Service Center and area employers to host Industry Tours. Tour guests include Career and Technology Teachers from High Schools across the region. The tours are designe...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2016

Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas receives economic planning grant from Department of Defense

Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas, with the support of several regional organizations, has been awarded a $454,772 U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) Defense Industry Adjustment Grant. Additionally, $50,530 of local no...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

Mount Pleasant Workforce Center: Express Employment Job Fair Wednesday May 25

Express Employment will be at the Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas Mount Pleasant office located at 312 North Riddle on May 25, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. looking to fill the following positions:

General Labor:
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Posted on: May 20, 2016

Texas Workforce Commission Launches Electronic Correspondence for Employers

The Texas Workforce Commission recently launched Employer Benefits Services (EBS), providing further online benefits services for Texas employers. The first of these additional services is Electronic Correspondence. Texas employers now have the ability ...Read on...

Posted on: December 21, 2015

The Texas Workforce Commission Announces New Online Parent Portal

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Child Care Services department has created a new resource for families seeking information to meet the needs of children.

TexasChildCareSolutions.org is an online source of information to assist parents in making i...Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2015

Free - Online Child Care Provider Training and Technical Assistance

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Child Care Licensing (CCL) is pleased to announce the availability of new free online training and technical assistance materials for child care providers! With funding provided by the Texas Workforce Co...Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2015

Texas Workforce Commission Warns Texas Job Seekers about Employment Scams

The Texas Workforce Commission wants Texas job seekers to be aware that unscrupulous people posing as potential employers may try to take their money in exchange for non-existent jobs, even sometimes posing as representatives of established businesses.

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Posted on: August 19, 2014

The Workforce in Texas: Aligning Education to Meet the Needs of Texas Employers

The Texas Association of Workforce Boards (TAWB) recently released an education paper, stressing the need for Texas to align education with employer needs. The intent of this paper, is to engage the Texas business community, educational providers and pub...Read on...

Education Booklet