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

Private Industry Council of Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI
$750,000
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
$749,400
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
$750,000
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
$735,383
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
$750,000
A program to retrain and re-employ dislocated workers seeking jobs in high-technology systems support work.

Bates Technical College
Tacoma, WA
$680,718
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
$750,000
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
$750,000
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
$724,478
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
$217,654
Training dislocated workers, particularly women, in software programs such as PowerBuilder and Java.

Southeast Minnesota Private Industry Council, Inc.
Rochester, MN
$656,558
Training dislocated workers for jobs in high-technology fields with labor shortages, including computer scientists and engineers, information-technology technicians and computer assemblers.