Tag: workforce

GCCCA Awarded Tyson Grant for Upward Pathways

Garden City Career Connections Academy (GCCCA) was awarded a grant through Tyson Foods, Inc. to support their participation in the new Upward Pathways Pilot project.The Upward Pathways Pilot project is a workforce development initiative through Tyson Foods with a goal of providing job-specific training to employees. This program will introduce […]

Mini Grants being offered to Kansas Childcare Providers

Kansas Children’s Cabinet and Trust Fund is offering Child Care Action Lab Grants to licensed childcare providers in Kansas.Child Care Action Lab Grants are $500 mini-grants to help child care providers in Kansas during the COVID-19 crisis. The application is very simple with just a few short questions. Click here for […]

GCCC named ‘most promising’ place to work

GARDEN CITY — Garden City Community College has been selected by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) in partnership with Diverse: Issues in Higher Education as the 2019 “Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges” Award winner.  The award recognizes GCCC’s best-in-class student and staff recruitment […]

Student job fair scheduled

Garden City High School and Finney County Workforce Connection are partnering to host a Student Job Fair from 8:45 a.m. to 11:25 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24 at Garden City High School.  GCHS and FCWC work closely to help meet the workforce needs of Finney County and educate the youth […]

Luncheon highlights business apprenticeship, training programs

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications More than 30 local business and industry representatives attended a noon luncheon Monday to learn more about the state’s Registered Apprenticeship program and on-the-job training program. Tucky Allen, Business Services Director with Kansas WorkforceONE, said the registered apprentice program is a Kansas Department […]