Welcome to Northeast Mississippi Community Collegeand to the New Employee Orientation Session From: The Division of Workforce Training & Economic Development and Nadara Cole, Vice President
Division Areas: • Workforce Training • Workforce Investment Act (WIA) • Adult Basic Education/GED
Workforce Training: A partnership between the community college and local businesses/industries • Provides non-credit, customized training unique for each business/industry to meet a broad range of workforce development and continuous improvement needs. Ben Shappley, Training Coordinator Phyllis Colson, Workforce Specialist Wade Oaks, Industrial Services Specialist Amanda Lott, Workforce Development Associate Emily Johnson, Data Entry Tammie Hardin, Secretary to the Vice President
Adult Basic Education/GED Testing: • Provide ABE/GED preparation classes at various sites in the five-county area to assist individuals in earning their GED or to improve their basic skills. • Provide GED Testing weekly. Pam Meeks, ABE DirectorAngela Bass, Secretary
Workforce Investment Act (WIA): • (WIA) is an innovative strategy designed to provide convenient, one-stop employment and training services to employers and individuals seeking jobs and/or training. Centers are located in Corinth, New Albany, Ripley, Booneville, and Iuka. Dr. Kay Jolly, WIA Director Amanda Johnson, Performance/Customer Service Coordinator Barbara Pardue, Intensive Services Specialist/Case Manager Jason Mattox, Intensive Services Specialist/Case Manager Kathy Yates, WIA Training Assistant Bonnie Bell, Bookkeeper Sarah McLemore, Greeter
Contact our staff for more information. Thank you for your time.