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Dislocated Worker Technology Demonstration Program (SGA/DAA 98-006)

Private Industry Council of Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI
The Launch Pad Demonstration Project will assist 150 dislocated workers, especially women, with good math skills gain information technology (IT) skills for entry-level IT jobs.

Southeastern Connecticut Private Industry Council, Inc.
New London, CT
In collaboration with the University of New Haven's Southeastern campus, Technology for Connecticut, Analysis & Technology, Computer Sciences Corporation and Sonalysts, Inc., this project will operate an innovative program to meet regional shortages of information technology workers.

Seattle-King County Private Industry Council
Seattle, WA
The project will work with Bellevue Community College to develop the Technology Innovations Program, a One-Stop/community college technology training program particularly for older women and people with disabilities.

Northern Virginia Community College System
Herndon, VA
The Northern Virginia Technology Workforce Initiative for Dislocated Workers, involving high-technology executives, local government officials, educators and civic leaders in a partnership to retrain workers in technology-oriented skills.

Economic Development and Industrial Corporation
Boston, MA
A program to retrain and re-employ dislocated workers seeking jobs in high-technology systems support work.

Bates Technical College
Tacoma, WA
Training 76 students in a five-county area in programming, PC maintenance and network support, and placing 52 students in careers requiring information-technology and other advanced technology skills.

Eastern New Mexico University
Roswell, NM
A project using new training technologies and distance learning to serve 350 unskilled dislocated workers in a large area of southeastern New Mexico and western Texas.

City of Phoenix, Human Services Department, Employment and Training Division
Phoenix, AZ
TECH-LINK project in the Phoenix One-Stop Career Center to bring together employers and training providers to train workers in a variety of computer-systems occupations.

Mitretek Systems
McLean, VA
TekAid project to help dislocated workers develop sufficient skills to transition into information-technology jobs initially focusing on Year 2000 and other legacy application problems.

City of Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, OK
Training dislocated workers, particularly women, in software programs such as PowerBuilder and Java.

Southeast Minnesota Private Industry Council, Inc.
Rochester, MN
Training dislocated workers for jobs in high-technology fields with labor shortages, including computer scientists and engineers, information-technology technicians and computer assemblers.