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Monday December 15, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
It is with mixed emotions that we announce that Marlene Seltzer will retire as JFF’s President and CEO effective February 1, 2015. Marlene joined JFF in 1996 as Executive Vice President and became President and CEO in 2004. Over the past decade, Marlene has been a catalyst for JFF’s growth, from...
Thursday December 11, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
Washington, DC (December 11, 2014)—A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and Jobs for the Future finds that although federal transportation dollars can be used to fund training and support services to improve gender diversity in construction, few states are taking advantage...
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Green Skills, Federal Workforce Policy
Thursday December 4, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
BOSTON, MA (December 4, 2014) – Today, Jobs for the Future and Michael Collins, Associate Vice President for Postsecondary State Policy for JFF, will join President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to...
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Career Pathways, Adult Basic Education
Monday November 17, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
Year One Implementation Report finds career pathways helping students with low basic skills prepare for careers in IT, health care, manufacturing and more Download print version. BOSTON, MA (November 17, 2014) – An independent evaluation of Accelerating Opportunity, conducted by the Urban...
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Adult Basic Education, Career Pathways
Sunday November 2, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
Recruitment and recognition events happening Nov. 9-15 Download print version. AUSTIN, TX (Nov. 3, 2014) — More than 21 community colleges and college districts across Texas will celebrate Accelerate TEXAS Week November 9-15 in honor of the initiative that has helped more than 400 students earn a...
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Adult Basic Education, Career Pathways