National employers will discuss how businesses benefit by integrating the NCRC into hiring and employee development.
The Cenla Work Ready Network 2012 Workforce Summit is intended to help employers and other community leaders understand the benefits of using the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) to build a work-ready region in Central Louisiana.
A new effort to prepare high school students for careers in the workplace.
The goals of the Cenla Work Ready Network are for all Central Louisiana high school students to receive work-ready certificates and to increase the number of students who receive industry-based certifications. The work is being funded by The Rapides Foundation through a grant to The Orchard Foundation, a nonprofit local education fund that works with school districts, businesses and communities to improve educational opportunities in Central Louisiana.