Northeast Career Pathways Makes the News as Gov. Cooper Declares Career Pathways Week!

Click the link below to read an article about the great things NCWorks Certified Career Pathways are promoting in the Northeast region of North Carolina.

https://www.wnct.com/news/local-news/gov-cooper-declares-career-pathways-week-in-north-carolina/1737753208

NCWorks Certified Career Pathways aims to include even more populations on to career paths, in addition to traditional K-12 students and dislocated workers. NCWorks Certified Career Pathways collaborators, Industry, workforce & education professionals, are making a push to include veterans, those with disabilities (vocational rehab), people with criminal records, experienced workers over the age of 55, and opportunity youth (16 to 24 years old who have significant barriers to employment, those who are dropping out of school, pregnant, parenting, youth). All around the state workforce development professionals who have expertise with these populations are creating strategies to include these workers in North Carolina’s workforce via employer led career paths that lead to a high-paying jobs with opportunities for  promotion. Find what  NCWorks Certified Career Pathways are available in your region using our map. Contact your local high school, community college or NCWorks Career Center for more information on how to enter a specific career path.

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