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Federal Reserve Distributes New Book to Improve Outcomes for Workers and Employers - The Federal Reserve System is distributing a new three-volume book that offers research, best practices, and resources from a wide range of respected sources on workforce development. The book is part of a larger initiative dubbed “Investing in America’s Workforce,” focused on the U.S. reaching its full economic potential by better aligning workforce skills with employer needs. Order a hard copy of the book or download sections here.
New Workforce System Poster Available - The Workforce Board’s popular workforce system poster is freshly updated and ready for 2019. Make sure to order copies of this free overview of the programs that make up Washington’s workforce training system, including participant employment rates and earnings, federal and state funding totals, and a listing of administering agencies and providers.
- CTE Video Contest for 2019 - Help Students Tell Their Stories! - The Workforce Board has launched a new edition of our the “Get Real” Video Challenge. This year’s winning teams can earn as much as $250 for their high school or middle school career and technical education department. All it takes is a cell phone, some creativity, and meeting a few contest guidelines. Get all the details here. Need some inspiration? Check out winning videos from last year’s contest on Career Bridge’s CTE page.
- WA-ACTE Calls for Presentations for Summer Conference - The Washington Association for Career and Technical Education is seeking presentation proposals for their summer conference, slated for August 4-7 at the Davenport Grand Hotel in Spokane. Click here for more information and look for registration details in March.