Topics Related to Workforce Development

Today, Governor Roy Cooper toured Dawnsha’s Loving Childcare #2 in Greenville and highlighted his recommended budget investments in child care to support children, families and businesses.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kody H. Kinsley and NC Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Secretary LtGen Walter Gaskin toured the Creative Academy Early Learning Center in Goldsboro to highlight the Military Child Care in Your Neighborhood (MCCYN)-PLUS Expansion program that helps military families in North Carolina with child care costs.

Governor Roy Cooper today issued Executive Order No. 278 to encourage more North Carolinians to apply for state jobs and to help state government recruit additional skilled workers.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited and toured State Line Children’s World in Scotland County to highlight the North Carolina Child Care Stabilization Grants the center received to support and retain its workforce.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper toured Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) and met with students in various STEM-related programs, including the Next Generation Black STEM Teacher Network program and WSSU’s Astrobotany Lab.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper toured the new Women’s Business Center of Greensboro located on Bennett College’s campus.

Today, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper joined U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo to announce that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $23.7 million American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge grant to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University to create STEPs4GROWTH, a clean energy workforce training program.

VolunteerNC, an agency within the Office of the Governor, today announced that North Carolina has received $11.5 million in funding from AmeriCorps to support nearly 700 AmeriCorps members to serve with 21 organizations across the state.

Governor Roy Cooper is again encouraging high school students in North Carolina to explore careers in cybersecurity by participating in CyberStart America, a free online cybersecurity competition sponsored by the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation and SANS Institute.

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month in North Carolina, kicking off a monthlong campaign by the N.C. Department of Information Technology to educate people about online threats.