Free session available to companies for Skills Development Fund program

11.20.2014 | By Jeannie Peng-Armao

Companies interested in assistance from the Skills Development Fund program are invited to attend a free information session hosted by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and the San Jacinto College Continuing and Professional Development division.

This session will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Dec. 4 at the College's Central Campus in the Interactive Learning Center, room 102. Participants will receive information on how the TWC can assist businesses by financing the design and implementation of customized job training projects. They also will learn how to merge business needs with training opportunities and turn this into a winning formula to increase the skills levels and wages of new and incumbent employees.

The Skills Development Fund is Texas' premier job-training program providing local customized training opportunities for Texas businesses and workers to increase skill levels and wages of the Texas workforce. It is funded by the Texas Workforce Commission.

Participants also will find out more about Skills Development Fund program eligibility and application process. To RSVP, please email shawna.prince@sjcd.edu by Dec. 2. The San Jacinto College Central Campus is located at 8060 Spencer Highway in Pasadena.

About the Continuing and Professional Development division
This noncredit division of the College provides training for both current and future employees in the professional and technical job sectors, as well as provides participants with open enrollment course options to enhance their lives. Professional and technical training is available through contract training, open enrollment and grant funding. For more information, call 281-476-1838.

About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

For more information about San Jacinto College, please call 281-998-6150, visit http://www.sanjac.edu, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.