HCWIN Receives $20,000 Duke Energy Grant for Talent Pathways Program
NOBLESVILLE, IN., August 3, 2020 – Hamilton County Workforce Initiative Network is extremely thankful to Duke Energy for their amazing generosity in donating $20,000 to the HCWIN Talent Pathways Initiative!
The two areas of focus to be developed and promoted by Duke Energy’s donation will be in two of the most exciting and employable industries: Healthcare and Construction.
- Healthcare: Will promote the opportunity for high school seniors and adult learners to gain valuable industry certifications through local PCA, CNA, and QMA training providers leading to local associate degree programs.
- Construction: Will promote the opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to gain valuable industry certifications through ABC Prep Academy. The high school learners as well as adult learners will gain valuable industry certifications and a nationally recognized journeyman’s license through the ABC Apprenticeship Program.
If you are a Hamilton County resident or business and are interested in being a part of these exciting programs, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hamilton County Workforce Innovation Network, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, is a county-wide, collaborative workforce development effort between local business partners, K-12 institutions, higher education, and local and state community agencies to provide in-demand workforce solutions in five key sectors: Advanced Manufacturing, Ag Tech, Construction, Healthcare and Innovation & Technology. HCWIN is made possible through a grant from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and a partnership between Gaylor Electric and Ivy Tech Community College.
HCWIN has been an integral part of the leadership team that received the 21st Century Talent Region designation from the Governor’s office in December 2019. The designation symbolizes the commitment in the county to collaborate and focus on workforce development, attraction, retention and connection. Hamilton County has identified goals that will elevate opportunities to achieve post-secondary success, provide skills for the county’s growing industries and provide the workforce needed for our growing county.