Month: April 2017

Featured Article: Allfirst Utilizing Incumbent Worker Grant to Train Existing Employees

Virginia Ship Repair Association, April 2017 By: Steve Cook, Vice President of Workforce Innovation, Opportunity, Inc. In June 2016, Opportunity Inc., in partnership with Tidewater Community College, received a $150,000 grant to develop customize training for businesses to help support their incumbent workforce.  The Hampton Roads Incumbent Worker Innovation Grant (IWT) provides employee training for small… Read more »

Gov. McAuliffe announces TCC and OppInc. will partner to increase adult-learner pipeline

Hampton Roads Chamber, April 5, 2017 Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced March 9 that Tidewater Community College and Opportunity Inc. will receive a $25,000 grant from the national Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) for a pilot project designed to link local workforce systems with community colleges to increase success for adult learners. Virginia’s TCC-Opportunity… Read more »