Vet tech checking out injured dog.

Career Connect Intermediary Grant for Veterinary Care

Aaron Parrott | February 2022

SkillSource and Cascade Veterinary Clinics, based in Wenatchee, have partnered to develop registered apprenticeships in veterinary care as a Career Connect Washington intermediary project. The $147,000 grant will result in apprenticeship programs for licensed veterinary technicians (LVTs) and veterinary assistants. Previously, LVT certification was only possible after completion of a two-year cer...

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Image of Lisa Romine, executive director of SkillSource.

SkillSource announces new executive director

January 2022

In January, SkillSource announced the promotion of Lisa Romine as executive director. Her assumption of the executive role at SkillSource follows the retirement of former director Dave Petersen, who held that position for nearly forty years and retired on December 31st. Under his leadership, the organization assisted approximately forty thousand residents of North Central Washington in obtaini...

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Hispanic mother and her two young sons.

Economic Security for All Grant

January 2022

SkillSource has formed a consortium of partners, including the Department of Social and Health Services, OIC of Washington and Big Bend Community College, to provide cohort training to the communities of Mattawa, Othello and Royal City. Residents of these communities often travel up to 60 miles to access services or training opportunities. The Economic Security for All (EcSA) project delivers hig...

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