Health e-Workforce Consortium

The Department of Labor Education and Training Administration has awarded an $11.7M grant to the Health e-Workforce (HeW) Consortium. The HeW Consortium is composed of nine Community Colleges, including Clark College, workforce, labor and industry partners, whose goal is to deliver education and career training programs in Health Information Technology (HIT). HIT is the rapidly developing scientific field that utilizes computer technology in the advancement of health care.

 

The HeW Consortium has a special focus on assisting military veterans, their eligible spouses and TAA-eligible workers, to employment in this promising industry. With its over $500,000 allocation, Clark College will:

    1. Infuse Health Information Technology into its existing Nursing and Pharmacy Technician programs
    2. Provide academic, life and career coaching to students enrolled in the programs.


Key Elements of the Grant:

For more information on the DOL TAA-CCCT Health e-Workforce Consortium click here