Recently, Southeast KANSASWORKS hosted “Lunch and Learn” informational sessions in Coffeyville, Iola, Pittsburg and BETO Junction with businesses from both Lyon and Coffey counties. More than 100 area businesses were in attendance to learn more about Registered Apprenticeship opportunities. Business leaders received ways to utilize the expanding definition of apprenticeships in their workforce. Apprenticeships enable their employees to obtain relevant skills with wage progression while offering the business another retention tool. Apprenticeships provide paid, relevant workplace experiences and opportunities to develop skills that employers value. Additionally, they provide affordable paths to good jobs and, ultimately, careers. These sessions were held in partnership with the Kansas Department of Commerce and facilitated by Chastity Troxel, Program Coordinator from the Registered Apprenticeship office.

Irene Brenon
Project Director

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Mon 19

LifeWorks Workshop

November 19 @ 10:00 am - November 20 @ 3:00 pm
Thu 22

Thanksgiving Day

November 22 - November 23
Dec 24


December 24 - December 25
Jan 17

Job Fair – Thursday, January 17th

January 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. is one of five Workforce Development Areas in Kansas designated by the Governor under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

We serve the residents of 17 Kansas counties: Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Coffey, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Crawford, Elk, Greenwood, Labette, Linn, Lyon, Miami, Montgomery, Wilson, and Woodson.

American Job Centers are located in

Emporia, Chanute, Independence, Paola and Pittsburg.

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Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program-Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.