Work Force Investment Act (WIA)

WIA (Workforce Investment Act) is made available via additional government funding that provides workforce developmental services to dislocated workers. The purpose of WIA is to increase occupational skill, employment and earnings of candidates by way of educational grants to provide training for in-demand industries and occupations. WIA works in conjunction with educational facilities like some of the Sanford-Brown locations to provide innovative job training to build a stronger workforce and economy. The Workforce Investment Act was created to build a stronger US labor market by providing innovative job training in many exciting occupations. WIA also provides employment services and income maintenance services through state and local workforce development systems.

The support that WIA provides helps individuals to achieve economic liberty for themselves and their families by focusing on educational programs which are outcome based and results oriented. These quality programs they support create an agile workforce and one that can adapt quickly to the changing needs of today's economy. WIA focuses on outcome based and results-oriented programs because they feel they have an obligation to the tax payers to use their funds efficiently. They feel that with this education and training, these individuals develop a skill set that helps them succeed in the ever evolving landscape today's workplace.

By providing these educational opportunities WIA believes it creates opportunities for the less fortunate to better care for themselves and their families. The system they have created to accomplish their goals have been developed in conjunction with partners in public and private higher education systems. They strive to help prepare the workforce with the necessary skills to pursue exciting career opportunities.

WIA insures that their training programs have a very strong educational component. WIA believes that obtaining an education plays a crucial role in today's economy.

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Sanford-Brown grants and scholarships are awarded only after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met. Eligibility is based on established criteria as published in the Sanford-Brown catalog. Please contact the campus you are interested in for more information.

Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

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