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About the Governor's Workforce Cabinet

The Governor’s Workforce Cabinet (GWC) was formed in 2018 with the mission of addressing current and future education and employment needs for individuals and employers, strengthening Indiana’s economy by integrating and aligning state and federal resources, and ensuring a talent-driven education and workforce system. The membership of the GWC includes the business community, K-12 representatives, postsecondary institutions, Indiana lawmakers, and leaders from Indiana state agencies.

GWC Strategic Plan: The GWC led the development of Indiana's Strategic Workforce Plan in 2020. The full plan, an executive summary, and an overview are linked here: Snapshot, Executive SummaryFull Plan  

The Plan covers a 4-year timespan. Federally required updates and modifications were recently made and the latest published version of the Plan can be accessed on the U.S. Department of Labor's website or here. 

Recent News

May 18, 2022: GWC Awards Nearly $500,000 for High School Advanced Manufacturing Programs, Press Release
May 13, 2022: Governor Holcomb Appoints New Executive Director for the Governor's Workforce Cabinet, Press Release
May 12, 2022: GWC Hosts Annual CTE Awards for Excellence Recognition Program, Press Release 
March 8, 2022: GWC, Conexus Indiana Launch Grant Program to Support High School Adoption of Industry 4.0 Technologies, Prepare Future Workforce, Press Release
January 7, 2022: Governor Holcomb Announces PJ McGrew steps down as GWC Executive Director, Press Release
August 24, 2021: 50,000 Hoosiers Have Enrolled in High-Demand Certificate Programs, Press Release
May 27, 2021: Success of Indiana's Next Level Jobs Featured at Congressional Hearing, Press Release
May 14, 2021: Governor's Workforce Cabinet Hosts CTE Awards for Excellence Recognition Program, Press Release
November 20, 2020: Indiana Urges Hoosiers to Take Their Next Step with Education, Training Through New Campaign, Press Release
September 3, 2020: Governor's Workforce Cabinet and Office of CTE Announce $1.5 Million in Additional Funding for High School Career and Technical Education Programs, Press Release
July 6, 2020: Next Level Jobs Program Expanded Through End of 2020,  Press Release
June 19, 2020: Indiana Receives $2.25 Million to Support Workforce Recovery Efforts, Press Release
June 5, 2020: Indiana Launches Statewide Campaign to Help Hoosiers Recover, Press Release
May 7, 2020: State Partners with INvestEd to Help Unemployed Hoosiers Access Tuition-Free Training in High-Demand Fields, Press Release
March 19, 2020:  Indiana's Strategic Workforce Plan Released by Governor's Workforce Cabinet, Press Release

Office of Career and Technical Education
The Office of Career Technical Education is housed under the Governor's Workforce Cabinet. Find information about Indiana CTE here.

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