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Through collaboration and alignment with partner resources we will create and sustain career pathways ensuring our efforts are demand-driven and designed to meet the changing needs of business. We will act as a catalyst to build relationships between employers, job-seekers, training providers, funding resources and general or specifically targeted workforce development programs.

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Northeast Regional Partners Release an Invitation for Bids For Blueprint Implementation Services

During Fiscal Year 2018 the Partners developed and published a Regional Labor Market Blueprint. The Commonwealth recently provided funding to the region to continue the work outlined in the Blueprint. The Partners have released the IFB to secure consultant services to assist with the Year I Implementation of the Regional Blueprint. Interested parties are encouraged to review the Regional Blueprint which can be found here  & review the IFB for details.

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Greater Lowell Workforce Board Releases the Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Plan For Comment

The Greater Lowell Workforce Development Board (GLWDB) is responsible for developing an Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2019 and submitting the plan to the Massachusetts Department of Career Services. Local Workforce Development Boards, through the annual planning process, must assure that effective service and positive outcomes remain the overarching goal for all local providers and that quality is not compromised in the wake of challenges posed to the workforce system. Interested parties are encouraged to submit written comments on the Executive Summary to the Greater Lowell Workforce Development Board, no later than August 27, 2018.

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Upcoming Quality Control & Quality Assurance Training

The Career Center of Lowell will be hosting a free training session for Quality Control and Quality Assurance. The next 6 week session will start on April 30, 2018  If you are between the ages of 17 to 29 and are looking to start a new career click the link to attend an informational session.

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Local Employers and High Schools Participate in STEM Roundtable

Several local employers, staff and students from 3 Greater Lowell High Schools participated in a STEM Roundtable hosted by Secretary of Education James Peyser, Greater Lowell Workforce Development Board Executive Director Peter Farkas and Michael Glass of Thermo Fisher. The roundtable was held at Tewksbury High school and featured students from Lowell High School and Tewksbury High school, who shared their experiences as interns at Watermark, the National Park and Thermo Fisher. The focus of the roundtable was to open dialogue with local employers about providing internship opportunities to Juniors and Seniors from area high schools.

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AMP IT UP! Grant received to Increase Advanced Manufacturing Career Awareness at four Greater Lowell Area High Schools

MassDevelopment today announced 12 partnerships will receive AMP it up! matching grants for outreach and other innovative programs that will educate young people and adults about career options in advanced manufacturing.

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Destany Medina

Destany Medina is a student at the Lowell High School Career Academy. GLWDB Connecting Activities Staff first met her while providing work-readiness workshops for resume writing, job application assistance and interview techniques. She never missed a workshop and always participated and encouraged the other students in her class to do the same. On May 5,... View Article