Acadiana Opportunity, LED FastStart showcased in Business Facilities workforce feature

In a feature focused on workforce training, Business Facilities showcased two Louisiana programs working to combat the growing skilled-labor gap in the U.S.

The piece, "Workforce Training: Engineering A Skilled Workforce" highlighted, "Louisiana’s FastStart program, which has perennially topped our annual ranking as the gold standard for state workforce training initiatives, continues to upgrade its services.

FastStarts’ C4 certification programs continue to expand and innovate. Up to 50 Louisiana high schools will offer Certification for Manufacturing (C4M) for the first time in the 2016-2017 school year."

Turning to Acadiana Opportunity, a collaborative regional effort connecting dislocated workers with new training opportunities to advance careers, the article shared that over 1,000 people have "received funding for training classes, resume workshops and other employment assistance."



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