1/12/2012 - Tusla World Highlights CareerAdvance Program
The Jan. 11 of edition of Tulsa World, the local newspaper forTulsa, OK featured an article about CareerAdvance, the two-generation workforce development program implemented by Community Action Project of Tulsa County. Researchers at the Ray Marshall Center had developed the program design in 2008. The path-breaking program strengthens investments in early childhood education by providing education and job skills training to parents of children enrolled in Head Start and Early Head Start. Program participants receive skills training and certifications in fields with high earnings potential sectors such as healthcare and health information technology, post-secondary education, as well as peer support and career counseling to help support their completion in the program. To read to full article, click here.