Connnecting Activities Success Story: Rafal Thaher
Rafal Thaher is a wonderful example of a student using all the resources offered to her including in 2010 when she participated in the YouthWorks Young Adults Summer Jobs Program. Through the YouthWorks program, Rafal met Cathy Sturtevant, GLWIB Connecting Activities Career Specialist. As a sophomore at Lowell High School, Rafal was still learning the English language and Cathy recommended she start attending MCAS classes at Middlesex Community College. The classes eventually helped her pass the MCAS tests.
As Rafal continued her education at Lowell High School, she met with Cathy and Connecting Activities Employer Services Specialist Beatriz Sierra. She worked closely with Beatriz and eventually obtained a position at Dunkin Donuts in Drum Hill where she is currently a Shift Leader.....
FY 15 Annual Plan Executive Summary
The Greater Lowell Workforce Investment Board in partnership with the Workforce Investment Area's Chief Elected Official, City Manager Kevin Murphy of Lowell, is required to prepare a Fiscal Year 2015 "Annual Workforce Development Business Plan" for the Greater Lowell WIA region for submission to the MA Department of Career Services.
The two-part plan focuses on (1) budget and projected service levels and (2) narrative. The complete FY15 plan will be available on the GLWIB website in July 2014. Copies of the plan may also be obtained by contacting the GLWIB, 107 Merrimack Street, Lowell, MA 08152; 978-937-9816\
GLWIB FY 13 Annual Report
Each year the GLWIB provides an overview for our partners and stakeholders. The GLWIB would like to share the FY 13 Annual Report with you. The Report features information on the activities, performance, and outcomes of the GLWIB and Career Center of Lowell from Fiscal Year 2013 (July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013). Click here to download.