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Community College Workforce Alliance Named VMA Partner of the Year

Community College Workforce Alliance Named VMA Partner of the Year

The Manufacturing Skills Institute(MSI) announced today that the Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA) has earned the 2015 VMA Partner of the Year Award for its outstanding leadership in increasing access to industry certifications in the Central Virginia region of the Commonwealth. CCWA partners with industry to deliver the MSI Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) certificate program onsite at companies as well as its college campuses.

“CCWA has created a service delivery model that incorporates both the skills needs of manufacturers and the employment needs of individuals by creating training cohorts of job candidates that receive a customized connection with employers upon MT1 program completion and attainment of the MSI nationally recognized MT1 certification,” said Katherine DeRosear, MSI Executive Director. “CCWA understands the value of industry credentials as a way in which individuals can signal they are ‘manufacturing work ready’ and companies appreciate the return on value in the hiring marketplace.”

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CCWA – Governor’s Technology Award Finalist

CCWA – Governor’s Technology Award Finalist

The Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA), in partnership with the Virginia Department of Social Services – Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Development  (VDSS) was a finalist for the Governor’s Technology Award for its eLearning for Childcare Professionals presented this week at COVITS 2013 at the Richmond Marriott (Downtown). There were a record-setting number of entries and CCWA was selected by a panel of 12 judges from city, county and jurisdictions, as well as the education field.

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