WIA Program Profile: On-the-Job Training

On-the Job Training (OJT) is a program available to youth and adults, including dis- located workers. It is a training activity con- ducted by a private, private non-profit or public sector employers … [Read More...]

The Resource Center in Jackson is Making a Difference

      Our success story of the month comes from the Tennessee Career Center in Jackson. The Resource Room manager, Harvey Buchanan (Top Left), is responsible for overseeing many of the tools that … [Read More...]

More SWHRA News

WIA says ‘Goodbye’ to Three Longtime Employees

   Brenda Magers (Top Right, Left), Fairy Rogers (Top Right, Right), and Janice Carroll (Not Pictured) were honored at a recent retirement celebration held at the SWHRA Central Office. All three of these women have been with WIA since 2000. On behalf of the entire WIA staff we thank you for all … [Read More...]

WIA Staff Receives Training

Several members of the WIA Staff traveled to Spring Hill recently for a Tennessee College Access Training Conference. One of the main highlights was learning how to utilize a Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), which is a method of evaluating what you have learned outside school for college … [Read More...]

City of Jackson Mayor, Jerry Gist ,addresses the participants of
The Summer Youth Learning Experience recently at the Civic Center.

WIA’s Summer Youth Learning Experience was a Success

LWIA -11 was asked by the City of Jackson and Madison County to operate a Gang Prevention Summer Work Experience Program. Forty-two youth with gang affiliations were identified by Madison County Juvenile Court as participants in this program. The eight week program included one week of classroom … [Read More...]

Last Year’s Winners representing SWTDD, from left to right, Reid Barker, Bart Barker, Brian Bain, and Jeremy Petty.

SWHRA and SWCDC’s 5th Annual Golf Tournament

Hit The Greens With SWHRA! For Team Information and Sponsorship details click here: 2012 Golf Tournament Brochure. Where: Woodland Hills Golf Club 2 Club House Dr. Pinson, TN 38366 When: Wednesday, September 26 Lunch at 11 a.m. Shotgun start at 12 p.m. Chances to win over $1,000,000 in … [Read More...]

Cell phone text

Community Service Center Updates

Be safe and stay connected with a free government-supported cell phone and up to 250 free monthly minutes. Free minutes every month for: local and long distance calling and text messaging. Plus: FREE 411 Directory Assistance, FREE 911 Emergency Tracking, NO contracts, NO credit checks, NO … [Read More...]


West Tennessee Workforce Investment Board and Southwest Human Resource Agency, Administrative Entity for LWIA -11, are soliciting proposals from qualified organizations for the operation of federally … [Read More...]