Workforce Readiness Directors in each Iowa chapter continue to serve as the point person for workforce readiness initiatives by working with their community educators, city and state leaders, and local businesses. In December, 2010, the Ia SHRM Council signed a letter of support for the Iowa NCRC, an ACT based workforce skills credentialing system. Click here to see a copy of the letter.
DOL SUPPORTS INDUSTRY-CERTIFIED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS Employers are closer to being able to participate in industry-led, government-sanctioned apprenticeship programs separate from the federal and state registered apprenticeship system that many find cumbersome.
FUTURE READY IOWA REGIONAL SUMMIT SERIES Future Ready Iowa regional summits will bring together key stakeholders in education, business, economic development and community in ten locations across the state, to create local strategies that ensure all Iowans are future ready. Below is a link: www.futurereadyiowa.gov/summits