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NOVA Workforce

Vision: To be a community and industry leader in workforce development.
Mission: To provide customer focused workforce solutions for the community that assist and support regional businesses and employers develop and sustain a qualified workforce enabling them to be a high-performing operation.

The Services we provide include:

• Customized Training (at the business site or on campus)
• Continuing Education & Professional Development
• Consultation on Organizational Development

Training Immigrants in the Culture and Language of the Workplace – Part 3: Overcoming Challenges to Build Strategies for Success

This blog post was originally published here. 

In this final installment of our three-part blog series on the American Culture and Language Institute’s Part-Time ESL Career Readiness program, we focus on some of the challenges faced by international and immigrant students and how ACLI’s staff helps them overcome barriers and navigate a clear path to employment. Continue reading Training Immigrants in the Culture and Language of the Workplace – Part 3: Overcoming Challenges to Build Strategies for Success

Training Immigrants in the Culture and Language of the Workplace – Part 2: Using Data to Design Programs for Immigrant Student Achievement

The blog post was originally published here. 

The staff at NOVA’s American Culture and Language Institute accelerated the use of data in the redesign of its Part-Time ESL Career Readiness program, which offers workforce-contextualized English classes for students at high-beginning through intermediate ESL levels and helps them successfully transition to further college and careers. Continue reading Training Immigrants in the Culture and Language of the Workplace – Part 2: Using Data to Design Programs for Immigrant Student Achievement

NOVA Workforce Partners with Fairfax County Schools to Provide Career Awareness Resources for Teachers

Choosing a career path at any age is a difficult task. But selecting a career path as a high school student—without a full understanding of the career pathways available—can be an even more daunting task.

Fairfax County high schools are implementing training to provide teachers with resources to help students make more informed career decisions. By developing a greater awareness of potential career paths, students have the opportunity to pursue an educational and career pathway that will aid their success. Continue reading NOVA Workforce Partners with Fairfax County Schools to Provide Career Awareness Resources for Teachers