Six Youth Apprentices Sign On With Genie Industries

December 2023

It was a big night in Moses Lake on December 13th as six youth assembled with family members and supporters to sign on with Genie Industries in their first Youth Apprenticeship cohort! Representative Jacquelin Maycumber joined the celebration to congratulate the apprentices on embarking on this groundbreaking program, and to be an honorary signer on their apprenticeship certificates. ...

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An Inside Peek Behind The Doors At Sabey Data Centers

December 2023

It's National Computer Science Education Week! Sabey Data Centers might not be a name you know (yet), but they are home to hundreds of world-renowned and recognized companies who rely on the cloud-based storage, security, and connectivity provided by Sabey in order to serve their customers. These companies span industries of all sizes and varieties, from airlines, financial institutions, gaming,...

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SkillSource Awarded $1.3 Million in Community Reinvestment Funds by the Department of Commerce

November 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SkillSource Awarded $1.3 Million in Community Reinvestment Funds by the Department of Commerce to Support BIPOC Owned Businesses and Career Seekers Wenatchee, WA - November 29, 2023 – SkillSource is honored to have been awarded approximately $1.3 million in Community Reinvestment Funds through the Department of Commerce. These critical funds will enhance equity and inc...

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Growing “Stronger Together” At The 2023 WWA Conference

November 2023

This year's annual conference for the Washington Workforce Association was held November 14 - 16 in Tacoma. Nearly 600 attendees came together to foster connections across the state's workforce development teams, and to provide each other with vital information and resources for the future. The theme for this year's WWA Conference was "Stronger Together" which was clearly evidenced by the energy ...

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Increasing Internet Access Through BATs

November 2023

Roni Holder-Diefenbach, SkillSource Board Chair and Executive Director of the Economic Alliance, served as a panelist at this year's Washington Workforce Association Conference in Tacoma, WA.  The panel also included Shelan Aldridge of The Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County, and Mando Antonino of Workforce Southwest Washington. The focus of the panel was to address the nee...

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SkillSource Wenatchee Recognized As A Best Practice Open Doors Program

November 2023

On October 26 and 27 staff from SkillSource attended the 2023 Open Doors Summit in Seattle, WA, where SkillSource Wenatchee was recognized by partners as a best practice Open Doors program. Open Doors is Washington’s statewide youth reengagement system. The program is designed to assist students who have disengaged with the education system prior to completing high school, and to support th...

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Take the North Central Workforce Area Community Survey

November 2023

We want to hear from you!  Your experience and ideas are needed as we work to develop a new strategic workforce plan that best serves the needs of North Central Washington. Please take a few minutes to complete this important survey. Your insight and feedback will help us to better understand where and how we grow from here. Take the survey here. Please feel welcome to share this survey ...

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Best Practices, Quality Jobs, and FUN at the 2023 Central Region Business Services Summit

November 2023

The 2023 Central Region Business Services Summit was held November 1-2 in Moses Lake, WA. The summit was jointly presented by SkillSource Regional Workforce Board, South Central Workforce, and the Employment Security Department, and was attended by over a hundred representatives from local workforce boards, agencies, and service providers.  The labor market landscape has shifted considera...

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Staff, students and families attend the SkillSource Wenatchee graduation ceremony in June.

Bright future ahead for graduates

June 2023

Graduation marks an important milestone in the lives of all students, but for students who have struggled in the traditional education system, the milestone is all-the-more meaningful. In mid-June, SkillSource celebrated three graduations in Othello, Okanogan, and Wenatchee. Bright-eyed students donned caps and gowns with excitement about their accomplishments. Okanogan In Okanogan, 21 s...

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Train For Your Next Career – SkillSource Can Help

June 2023

Watch SkillSource's new video, "Career Seeker". https://vimeo.com/836661324 SkillSource Presents: Career Seeker (4:10) For more information on SkillSource's programs, please contact us.

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