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Workforce GPS: A Model Career Pathways Network

  • Location: 
    Online webinar
    Monday, December 4, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Register for: A Model Career Pathways Network: NFJP, Columbia Basin College, & Benton Franklin Workforce System

In this webinar, participants will learn about a model Career Pathways partnership between the National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) grantee Opportunities Industrialization Center of Washington, Columbia Basin College, the Benton Franklin workforce system and regional businesses. This dynamic network works hard to be nimble and provide stackable certificate and training programs that respond directly to business needs and connect jobseekers to new careers.


Leonor Rico, Business Services Manager, Opportunities Industrialization Center of Washington

Michelle Mann, Director, Worker Retraining Program, Columbia Basin College

Janese Thatcher, Dean for Career & Technical Education, Columbia Basin College

Leticia Torres, Adult Dislocated Worker and Youth Programs Manager, WorkSource Columbia Basin


Sara Hastings, Division of Youth Services, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration