Governor’s Workforce Cabinet

The Department of Workforce Development is proposing a cut in state funding for several life-skills classes that teach things like basic nutrition and personal finance. The plan has upset some teachers and education officials. 

An online learning company will soon be given state funding to help adults get their high school diploma. It’s the first organization approved to receive grant money from the Workforce Diploma Reimbursement fund.

Workforce Cabinet Announces New Grant

Jun 13, 2019

The Indiana Governor’s Workforce Cabinet announced a new workforce grant Wednesday afternoon intended to help local workforce development efforts.

Thousands of teachers are starting the process of renewing their teaching licenses before a new law goes into effect that requires educators to learn more about workforce and career-related needs for their students and communities.

Gov. Eric Holcomb and legislators pose with students at Seymour High School after signing a career and technical education bill into law. (Zachary Herndon/WTIU)
Justin Hicks

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a career and technical education bill into law Tuesday afternoon at a high school manufacturing center in Seymour, Indiana. 

Governor's Workforce Cabinet Meets For The First Time

May 1, 2018

A couple of months after being created by lawmakers, the newly-formed Governor’s Workforce Cabinet met for the first time Tuesday.

A mixture of government and education officials, as well as business leaders from across the state make up the 21-person cabinet. Chairman Danny Lopez says the cabinet must be results-driven to work.