The progress report shows that since 2018, Alabama has made progress toward the Success Plus goal of adding 500,000 credentialed adults ages 16 to 64 to the workforce by 2025. Of the more than 200,000 added credentialed individuals, 137,848 newly credentialed individuals were in the 16 to 24 age group, and 38,240 were in the 25 to 64 age group.
The Alabama STEM Council will direct an initial $4.5 million legislative appropriation to launch four new UTeach STEM teacher preparation programs at fully accredited public Alabama colleges and universities and to further expand the UABTeach program at the University of Alabama Birmingham.
FAFSA is the form colleges use to determine a student’s eligibility for federal financial aid, including Pell grants, work-study programs, and loans. This includes not only an education at traditional four-year colleges and universities, but also other postsecondary education opportunities such as two-year colleges, certificate programs and associate degrees.
The new nursing apprenticeship program is just one way that the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship is working to remove barriers to entry for students wanting to enter high demand occupations while also helping to meet Governor Ivey’s Success Plus Goal of adding 500,000 credentialed workers to the workforce by 2025.
Is my surgeon skilled and competent? It's a question that does not cross the minds of patients in the state of Alabama. This confidence in surgeons is due to the fact that surgical residency training is monitored, standardized, and advanced through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
SB101 by Sen. Linda Coleman-Madison will modernize access to care for all Alabamians by allowing a modest update of podiatrists’ scope of practice to include the foot and ankle. SB101 focuses on the future of podiatry in Alabama by only allowing more recent and future graduates the same privileges DPMs have in 47 other states.
The new website –www.ALPorts.com – utilizes imagery reflective of the port’s infrastructure investment and provides in a streamlined format information important to the port’s customers, service providers, stakeholders, and the public at large.
A Message from AlabamaWorks! MONTGOMERY, Ala – Workforce will be a hot topic in 2022 with no shortage of discussions about labor force participation rates, employee retention and labor shortages. It comes as no surprise that data on these topics is in high demand, and the Alabama Workforce Council is pleased to release a set of...
Whether or not they are low-income, rural or older, all Alabamians need internet access and solid digital skills to thrive in today’s world. If we want all our residents to flourish – and if we want our state to flourish economically – we must make internet services more available, affordable and accessible to all.
For our residents to enjoy the benefits of expansion, they need access to a computer, smart phone or other device capable of supporting an internet connection; they need affordable internet service; and just as importantly, they need to know how to use it.