Posts Tagged Workforce Development

Virginia’s Pay for Performance Grant Unique Take on “Free” Community College


Students at John Tyler Community College take advantage of a state grant to earn their Manufacturing Technician Certificate. (Credit: Mallory Noe-Payne / RADIO IQ)

When Charles Griffin saw the flier at work for a Manufacturing Technician class, signing up was a no brainer. He builds refrigeration coils at a nearby plant and having this certificate could mean doubling his hourly pay. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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GRTC in Richmond Launches Training Program for Mechanics



Credit U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman


Public transportation plays a big role in a community — helping people get to and from work and school. But now Richmond’s public transport agency is trying something new: workforce development. Mallory Noe-Payne has more.

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