The Cayuga Cortland Workforce Development Board in partnership with the Cortland County Chamber of
Commerce, Cortland County Business Development Corp. and Cortland Works Career Center will host
?Workforce Development 101 for Employers? Thursday, October 17, 2019, 8:00am to 10:00am at the Tompkins Cortland Community College Extension Center, 157 Main Street, Cortland, NY.
This one-time event will directly connect a large number of our local businesses to these important resources.
The event will begin with presentations from each of the panelists followed by Q&A from the audience. The
remaining time will be spent in a roundtable format where employers may speak directly with each panelist.
The panelists will include:
Cortland Works Career Center: Overview of their local resources and their programs:
? Workforce Development Board: policymaking entity for the workforce system in Cayuga & Cortland counties
? ACCES VR: employment services for individuals with disabilities
? A4DT (Associates for Training & Development): helping people age 55+, return to work
? Public Assistance Programs: those receiving social assistance may be eligible for training and help finding employment.
OCM BOCES: Training programs for existing and new workers, as well as interns from their Technical Career Program and
industry specific training opportunities.
Tompkins Cortland Community College: Developing adult career pathways, offering students multiple opportunities from
entry-level, noncredit courses to mid-skill level certificate and degree programs.
ACCES/VR: Providing employment & training opportunities to individuals with disabilities.
Workforce Development Institute: Employer-specific information, workforce expertise, and funding to facilitate projects
that build workforce skills.
Manufacturers Association of CNY (MACNY): Apprenticeship programs for manufacturers.
Department of Labor: Apprenticeship programs and employer services: recruitment, HR consulting, customized recruiting,
veterans? programs and more.
Empire State Development (ESD): Overview of the new NYS Workforce Development Initiative
Those who should attend this event are business owners, human resource staff, guidance counselors, business
service providers, and anyone interested in the workforce development resources available.
This event is FREE, and seating is limited. Please call now and register to reserve your seat.
Continental breakfast will be available.
For questions or additional information, please contact
Amy Buggs at the Cayuga Cortland Workforce Development Board office
firstname.lastname@example.org or 607-753-5071.
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