TWC Awards $15,000 Training Grant to Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas and Local Partners
AUSTIN ⎯ The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas a $15000 High Demand Job Training (HDJT) grant to prepare area workers for long-term, high-demand careers.
"The HDJT grant program provides resources to upskill workers in Texas communities," said TWC Chairman Bryan Daniel. "The partnership in Deep East Texas will continue to boost the growing Texas economy by training individuals in high-demand occupations."
Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas will use the grant in partnership with Crockett Economic and Industrial Development Corporation to help 62 students from Crockett Independent School District earn certifications in high demand occupations such as healthcare, forklift operations, and risk management.
TWC Chairman Bryan Daniel presented the award at a ceremony attended by state and local officials, school staff, and students at Crockett High School.
The HDJT grant program is part of TWC’s statewide effort to support collaboration between Workforce Development Boards and local economic development entities. These partnerships help create job training programs that prepare individuals across Texas communities for high-demand occupations. For more on this training program, businesses are encouraged to contact their local Workforce Solutions office or visit the High Demand Job Training Program webpage
Texas Workforce Commission is a state agency dedicated to helping Texas employers, workers, and communities prosper economically. For details on TWC and its services in coordination with its local workforce development boards network, call 800-628-5115 or visit https://twc.texas.gov/. Subscribe to email updates to receive notifications about TWC programs and services.