Weekly Workforce Roundup:January 11th – January 17th, 2013

Happy Workforce Wednesday!

Here’s this week’s roundup — please add anything we missed by using the “comments” field.

**NETWORK 2013 Call for Presenters!

Presented in collaboration with the System for Adult Basic Education Support (SABES), the NETWORK Conference is the signature professional development event for the Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education (MCAE) and the largest ABE conference in New England and we are now soliciting presenter’s. Application must be submitted by January 25, 2013.

Click here to download the complete Call for Presenter’s as a PDF.

Click here to access the online presenter’s form.

Research and Reports

Tools and Resources

Funding Opportunities

  • The Massachusett’s High-Demand Professions Scholarship – was created in alignment with the Vision Project goal of attaining national higher education leadership in the area of workforce development. The scholarship will provide grants of up to $6,500 per year for UMass students, up to $5,500 for state university students, and up to $4,000 per year for community college students beginning in spring 2013.
  • Stand Down Grants: These grants provide an estimated 10,000 homeless veterans with opportunities to reintegrate into society.

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