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 eight Washington Community Colleges, including Clark College, Northern Virginia Community 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 TAA-eligible workers, military veterans and their eligible spouses to employment in this promising industry. Clark College is infusing informatics into its existing Nursing and Pharmacy Technician programs.
Key Elements of the Grant:
During the duration of the three year grant,
which will conclude September 2015, Clark’s Pharmacy Technician and Nursing programs will hold up to three spots each selection for qualified military veterans, eligible spouses, or TAA-eligible workers each selection period. For additional information about the HeW Consortium please visit DOL TAA - CCCT Health eWorkforce Consortium.
This workforce solution is 100% funded by an $11.7M grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. The solution was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability or ownership.