Green Pathways Out of Poverty: Workforce Development Initiatives

Posted by Jennifer Pirtle - On June 19, 2009 (EST)

Green For All convened a diverse group of training providers to share knowledge regarding the common questions about services, partnerships, curriculum, certifications, links to employers, funding and measuring results. The report is a compilation of best practices and resources that make effective workforce development projects in green jobs.

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On November 16, 2009  Lorenzo Mills said:
My situation is that,I am Owner of my Company and being in the The cleaning service.Green certification is a priority and will Like to get certified in Training of Solar Panels and on how to Keep the Air clean. " Please Respond" Yours Truely, Lorenzo Mills

On January 19, 2010  Herman Smith said:
I am the owner of a residential construction and Home Improvement company. My desire is to obtain training and certification for the "Green Jobs." Please advise on how to acquire the afforementioned.

On June 03, 2010  Marcus Jefferson said:
Is there any computer related green certifications my organzation can utilize to for employment-please provide cirriculum.

On June 09, 2010  Chonita Tillmon said:
Hello Marcus, Thank you for your inquiry. There are resources available that your organization can use to prepare people for employment. ETA has over 500 workforce products, tools, and solutions to help you address workforce challenges in a variety of industry sectors. These workforce solutions were developed through our job training grant initiatives and are available online at The products include curriculum, competency models, career awareness and outreach materials, case studies, and websites. We hope you will adapt or replicate these products as needed. You may also connect with DOL green jobs training grantees located in your local area with whom you may discuss resources that may be helpful to you. Many of these grantees are developing their own green curricula or have identified curricula ore certifications that will prepare their participants for green careers. Go to DOL’s “Good Jobs, Safe Jobs, Green Jobs” website at: to access links to the Green Jobs Grants located under the heading, “Announcements About Green Jobs.” You will find information about each grant as well as contact information for follow up.

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