EKCEP Participants and Front-line Staff Earn Statewide Workforce Awards
The Kentucky Cabinet for Workforce Development's Department for Training and ReEmployment presented awards for outstanding achievement to three former participants in EKCEP programs and an EKCEP staff member as part of the 2003... (more)
Wall Street Journal Features JobSight and WIA Alumnus on the Front Page
'Success NSight' Prepares Teens to Enter the Workforce
Eight young adults from three eastern Kentucky counties are positioning themselves to enter the job market by participating in “Success NSight,” an innovative regional program that delivers intensive training in several helpful skills for young job seekers.
Through ... (more)
Youth Project Gathers Oral History in Carter County
Vanessa Mitchell and Susan Watkins listened with rapt attention as Esta McCleese shared with them her wealth of memories of the Great Depression of the 1930s one afternoon this summer. As the 92-year-old spoke in the living room of her home near Olive Hill, an audio recorder and digital video camera... (more)
'Transition Unit' Helps Young People Get Back on the Path to Education
Jeremy Gibson will look you straight in the eyes and tell you his education and future were rapidly going down the tubes about a year ago.
As he flunked assignments and tests in English, U.S. history and other classes at Jackson County High School, he began thinking that dropping... (more)