The Greater Peoria Economic Development Council and their partners at Junior Achievement of Central Illinois collaborated with local volunteer employers to create 48 industry-specific virtual booths representing eight different career clusters.
Illinois Central College (ICC), in partnership with Peoria’s CEO Council and Regional Workforce Alliance, Greater Peoria Economic Development Council, Illinois Community College Board (ICCB), Jobs for the Future, and Education Systems Center at Northern Illinois University (EdSystems), are pleased to announce the launch of Greater Peoria Essential Abilities and Knowledge…
Peoria partners recently hosted a 15-person delegation of Puerto Rican mayors, employers, and educators to learn about Pathways to Prosperity program.
The Peoria Pathways to Prosperity team and its partners completed a pilot manufacturing pre-apprenticeship and are scaling it to engage approximately 40 students across four school districts and multiple manufacturing employers for AY 2018.
The initial success of Peoria Pathways to Prosperity has drawn attention as a promising demonstration of the community’s capacity to embrace change to meet the challenges ahead. This success was highlighted recently in Peoria Magazine.
In AY 2016-17 Peoria Pathways to Prosperity placed sixty interns at 16 unique employers.