The U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department and Education invite you to attend a live virtual conference on May 23 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m EDT. This session will highlight important focus areas for the third round of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant program including employer engagement, capacity building, and innovative service delivery.
In the last two years, the Labor Department has awarded $1 billion in grants to over 600 colleges and universities working to expand and improve training opportunities by strengthening local and regional partnerships. Approximately $474 million is currently available through the third round of TAACCCT funding announced on April 19, 2013.
This conference will feature current grantees and nationally-recognized experts who will share their experience and expertise and highlight importance changes to the third round requirements. Participating administration officials include Jane Oates, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employment and Training, Gerri Fiala, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employment and Training, and Johan Uvin, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education.
The event will be online and open to the public. Whether you are planning to apply, looking to partner on a program in your community or simply have an interest in the TAACCCT program, we encourage your participation in this exciting event.
For additional information about TAACCCT, please visit www.doleta.gov/TAACCCT