PICCC is a Key Partner in CBICC’s CentreREADY Initiative

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PICCC is a Key Partner in CBICC’s CentreREADY Initiative

Cheryl Johnson CentreREADY Launch

PICCC, Inc's Executive Director, Cheryl M. Johnson speaks at the CentreREADY Launch Event

The economic growth of the Centre Region hinges on the ability of employers to hire and retain employees with the skills they need to remain competitive.  PICCC is a key partner in a local workforce initiative, Centre READY, that was designed to measure, develop, and recognize an indivdual’s proficiency in six core skill areas:  Work Ethic,  Communication, Tactfulness/Manners, Teamwork, Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, and Understanding Supervision/ World of Work.

Learn more at the CBICC’s Official CentreREADY page:

CentreREADY partners are:
Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County
Bald Eagle Area School District
Bellefonte Area School District
Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology
PA CareerLink® Centre County
Penns Valley Area School District
Philipsburg-Osceola Area School District
Private Industry Council of the Central Corridor (PICCC, Inc.)
South Hills School of Business & Technology
State College Area School District

Speakers at the event included:
CBICC President and CEO, Vern Squier, CCE, PaCCE
• S. Paul Mazza III, President, South Hills School of Business & Technology
• Dr. Brian Griffith, Superintendent, Penns Valley Area School District
• Cheryl M. Johnson, Executive Director, Private Industry Council of the Central Corridor (PICCC, Inc.)
• Ben Eltz, COO/CFO, Diamondback Truck Covers
• Joe Miller, Senior HR Professional, First Quality Enterprises

C-NET‘s coverage of the Sept 12, 2018 “launch” of the CBICC CentreREADY initiative is now available to view online at cnet1.org.

View CBICC CentreReady: Building a Better Workforce on CNet

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