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Adams County Tech Prep: 25 Years of Workforce Development

Not many people know my career roots are in healthcare. I’ve worked in a psychiatric hospital, a brain injury rehabilitation center and a local long- term care facility.  I loved them all.  My reason to be is people! But then, like many women, my career [...]

By |2019-09-12T06:54:08-05:00September 12th, 2019|Adams County, Workforce Development|

Workforce Development: It’s All About Skills

We know that finding the right employees with the right skillsets can be challenging for many Adams County businesses. That’s basically what workforce development is—ensuring that we are cultivating the skills needed for tomorrow’s jobs in today’s students and residents. In today’s column, I’m going [...]

By |2019-08-08T09:21:58-05:00August 8th, 2019|Adams County, Workforce Development|

Top 10 Ways Economic Development Impacts Your Life

If you work in construction, you can point to buildings that you had a hand in creating. If you’re a teacher, your students are living testaments to your classroom lessons. If you work in food service, you can place a delicious dinner, cake, or cup [...]

By |2019-07-11T09:23:44-05:00July 11th, 2019|Adams County, Partnership, Workforce Development|

On-the-Job Training Funds Available to Adams County Companies

Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” In today’s column, I’m happy to share news about an on-the-job training program that actually reimburses employers for up to half of the wages of new employees undergoing training as they acclimate to [...]

By |2019-06-13T10:58:48-05:00June 13th, 2019|Adams County, Partnership, Workforce Development|

Adams County Manufacturers Invited to Join “Next Gen”

Connecting the dots is important. Think back to your grade school days and “connect the dot” puzzles. Before putting your pencil to paper, the paper contained random dots. But once you started connecting the dots by numbers 1, 2, 3, you could start guessing about [...]

Adams County’s Future Workforce

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, November 8, 2018 What are our Adams County school districts doing to prepare today’s children for the future workforce? I recently attended an Adams County Council of Governments meeting, where our area school superintendents answered this [...]

By |2018-11-08T09:48:50-05:00November 8th, 2018|Workforce Development|

The Future of Adams County’s Workforce

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, September 13, 2018. How many times have you heard people say, “I wish I had a crystal ball so I could see into the future?” Unfortunately, we cannot predict the future with absolute certainty under any condition, but [...]

By |2018-09-13T09:03:26-05:00September 13th, 2018|Adams County, Workforce Development|

August’s Hot Topic: Apprenticeships

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, August 9, 2018 If you read my dear colleague Robin Fitzpatrick’s column last month, you were “in” on a great surprise. (If you missed it, click here.) To say I am grateful to count Robin as a [...]

By |2018-08-09T09:28:48-05:00August 9th, 2018|Adams County, Partnership, Workforce Development|

LocalIntel: Showcasing Adams County’s Stats

By Kaycee Kemper - This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, May 10, 2018 My colleague Robin Fitzpatrick and I could not have been prouder: At the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association’s (PEDA) biannual conference in April, Adams County was in the spotlight for [...]

PA Students: Learning Critical Skills to Meet Workforce Development Needs

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, April 12, 2018 By Kaycee Kemper Economic development cannot flourish in our community, let alone across the state, without numerous critical partnerships. Right now, two of the most critical fields where economic development intersects are education [...]

By |2018-05-10T18:45:47-05:00April 12th, 2018|Workforce Development|

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