Category Archives: Events

Workforce Development Division to Host Leadercast 2014

On May 9, 2014 the Workforce Development Division will host Leadercast 2014.  This event will feature internationally recognized leadership experts including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Laura Bush, Bill McDermott, Laura Schroff, and Malcolm Gladwell among a host of others high profile knowledge leaders.

This high powered event reaches over 100,000 leaders in 14 countries around the world.  Now in its 15th year, this full-day experiential conference is on track to reach its largest audience to date. This year’s theme -“Beyond You” – challenges leaders to focus outward rather than inward.  NOVA is pleased to bring this global learning opportunity to the Northern Virginia business community.

Register for this exciting event today at our website here

Space is limited and early registration is recommended. Lunch and a presentation folder will be provided to attendees.  For more information, send an email to or call 703.323.3281.

Workforce Industry Learning Series Returns

You are invited to attend the next installment of the Workforce Industry Learning Series titled;

Northern Virginia’s Workforce Outlook: Future Workforce Development Challenges

Hosted by: Northern Virginia Community College’s Workforce Development Division

Dr. Stephen Fuller, Ph.D., a renowned Regional and International Economist, will give a presentation titled “Northern Virginia’s Workforce Outlook: Future Workforce Development Challenges”. During his presentation he will share his research findings and give attendees a glimpse into Northern Virginia’s economic future. Dr. Fuller will also focus on the changing job market and its occupational implications.

At the end of the presentation attendees will have the opportunity to ask Dr. Fuller and a panel of local business leaders questions regarding this important Northern Virginia economic topic.

Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014
12:00 PM  – 1:30 PM
Registration Fee:
Ernst Cultural Center
Annandale Campus
8333 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003

Space is limited and early registration is recommended. Lunch will be provided.
For more information, send an email to or call 703.323.3281



Workforce Development Division Hosts Workforce Industry Building Learning Series Kickoff

“William Gary, VP Workforce Development Division VP, Dr. Ronald Ross, Speaker and Workforce Development Division staff”


On Monday September 24 the Workforce Development Division hosted the first ever Workforce Industry Building Learning Series kickoff event.  The purpose of this series is to build the Workforce Development Division business services brand with the Northern Virginia business community.  More than ninety executives representing the Northern Virginia business community came to Annandale’s Ernst Center for this informative Cyber Security event. The keynote speaker was Dr. Ronald Ross, who is considered one of the top 50 Information Technology Decision makers in government.  He discussed detailed steps businesses can take to integrate cyber security requirements into main stream organizational mission and business processes.   Based on a feedback survey 100% of the attendees found the event “informative and interesting.”

                The demand for events like this is very strong as 94% of attendees said they would attend future NOVA learning series events. Several attendees expressed appreciation to Workforce Development Division staff for producing this event and would like to work with the Workforce Development Division in developing training programs for their businesses.   As a result of this strong response and demand the Workforce Development Division plans to host future Workforce Industry Building Learning events around topics of critical interest to our business customers.


Workforce Industry Building Learning Series Kickoff


The Workforce Development Division is sponsoring “Workforce Industry Building Learning Series Kickoff Event” On Monday September 24, 2012 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the Ernst Center located at the Annandale Campus Location.  The theme for the event is Cyber Security and the speaker for the event is Dr. Ron Ross of NIST.  Free to attend with Complimentary Dinner.  Please RSVP as seats are filling fast.  You can RSVP via email or phone 703-323-3281 or 703-323-3102


Workforce Development Division Hosts “Back to School Community Fair”

On Monday August 20, 2012 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM the Workforce Development Division will Host “English as a Second Language Back to School Community Fair”  The event will take place at the Annandale Campus location. Activities to take place include:

  • An orientation to the ESL programs at NOVA
  • Information on services and courses offered at NOVA
  • ACLI placement test (please schedule ahead of time)
  • Teaching demonstrations
  • Different speakers: college faculty, staff and current students

 For more information please call 703-323-3323 or email us at