Vermont’s Attainment Goal

Vermont’s Attainment Goal

What is a postsecondary attainment goal? Education and training are critical workforce and economic development tools. Postsecondary attainment goals, shaped by labor market data and projections, recognize that link by setting a target for the number of people who...
Advance Vermont Fall 2019 Newsletter

Advance Vermont Fall 2019 Newsletter

College and Career Funding Opportunity and Event Planning Toolkit College and career events can help students of all ages, backgrounds, and interests access education and training resources, as well as send teh mesage to indivuduals that the community supports them in...
Advance Vermont Summer 2019 Newsletter

Advance Vermont Summer 2019 Newsletter

State Establishes Postsecondary Attainment Goal On June 19th, Governor Phil Scott signed H. 533, a workforce development bill that formally establishes the goal that 70 percent of working age Vermonters will hold a “credential of value” such as an...
Following final semester, College of St. Joseph charts new course

Following final semester, College of St. Joseph charts new course

Nina Keck, VPR News June 19, 2019   Like other Vermont institutions struggling with declining enrollment and unsustainable finances, College of St. Joseph in Rutland held its final commencement last month. But college president Jennifer Scott said CSJ is working...
The need for more workers and taxpayers

The need for more workers and taxpayers

Dustin Degree, Executive Director of the State Workforce Development Board and a Special Assistant to Governor Phil Scott March 6, 2019   The Legislature’s Next Generation Commission was asked to “develop a plan to encourage Vermonters to live and work in...