Final L/S WIB Local Plan 2012-2016 Released

FINAL L/S WIB LOCAL PLAN 2012-2016

On behalf of Chairperson, Karen Kenderdine and the Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board, Inc., in partnership with Chief Elected Officials and Luzerne County Council and Schuylkill County Commissioners, we are pleased to present the Final Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board Local Plan for Program Years 2012-2016. The Local Plan has been approved by the PA Department of Labor and Industry through June 30, 2017.

For more information and to download Local Plan documents, click here.

L/S WIB appoints Lenahan as executive director

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Karen Kenderdine, Chairperson of the Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board, has announced that Patricia A. Lenahan has been confirmed as the executive director of the organization.

Lenahan has served as the L/S WIB’s acting executive director since January and was interim executive director since July 2012. Prior to that, she worked as the organization’s planner.

The L/S WIB oversees workforce development activities throughout Luzerne and Schuylkill counties by bringing together business, industry, education, economic development and community organizations and facilitating partnerships in order to identify workforce challenges and develop strategies and solutions to address those challenges. Members of the WIB include representatives from private sector businesses and industry, chambers of commerce, financial institutions, community groups, economic development agencies, state and county agencies and educational institutions from both counties.

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