Help Businesses Prepare Workers to Fill Critical Positions
Bouncing Back From COVID-19 Using Education and Workforce Dollars
In the fourth webinar in the Bouncing Back From Covid Using Education and Workforce Dollars series, SREB presenters discussed how state leaders can help businesses upskill new and longer-term employees to fill positions critical to the state’s economic recovery. SREB also spotlighted how states can address issues of equity and braid multiple funding sources to support this work. Leaders in Indiana shared their exemplary efforts in this area.
Bryon Silk, executive director of business services at Indiana Workforce Development Agency and Stacy Townsley, assistant vice president of operations and implementation, workforce alignment at Ivy Tech Community College will discuss Indiana’s Next Level Employer Training Grants and how they help companies prepare their new and current workers to fill and succeed in in-demand job openings.
Kim Anderson, senior policy researcher, SREB
Bryon Silk, executive director of business services, Indiana Workforce Development Agency
Stacy Townsley, assistant vice president of operations and implementation, workforce alignment at Ivy Tech Community College
Economists predict that it could take states, businesses and communities years to bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic. In this series of six webinars, SREB delved into ways states can get the most out of workforce and education funding to speed economic recovery.