Manufacturing Consortium Partners with North Central Texas College for $490,741 Job-Training Grant

A Manufacturing Consortium that includes Bowie Industries, Empire Countertops, MFG Texas, Team Fishel and Tri-Tex Cabinets has partnered with North Central Texas College (NCTC) to provide job training using a $490,741 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the North Central Texas area. Read more.


Owens Corning Partners with Navarro College for $494,587 Job-Training Grant

Owens Corning Insulating Systems LLC (Owens Corning) has partnered with Navarro College to provide job training using a $494,581 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the North Central Texas area.

“The partnership between Owens Corning and Navarro College on this Skills Development Fund grant will benefit both the local community and its workforce,” said TWC Commissioner Representing Labor Julian Alvarez. “Our labor force is among the most talented and skilled in the world, and we continue to seek and implement strategies to improve the skills of Texas workers.” Read more


Tracey Kirsch of Mineral Wells, Texas joins the Board as a private sector representative for Palo Pinto County

Tracey Kirsch of Mineral Wells, Texas joins the Board as a private sector representative for Palo Pinto County. Mrs. Kirsch is the President at Electromedical Products International, Inc., a company that designs, manufactures, and distributes specialized medical devices for pain and stress related disorders.


North Central Texas College and Ranger College Awarded Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant Totaling $524,689

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded 26 grants totaling $5 million to public community and technical colleges and independent school districts for programs that focus on supporting high-demand occupations through the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant program.


2016 Annual Awards of Excellence


Gearbox Software, Weatherford ISD, Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas Honored at Texas Workforce Conference


2016 Community Investments

2015 Community Investments