|03/05/2020||Iowa makes progress toward reaching postsecondary attainment goal||
Iowa’s postsecondary educational attainment increased to 60.2% in 2019, growing by 2.6% from 57.6% reported in 2018. Iowa Workforce Development’s annual Laborshed Survey indicates an upward trend of postsecondary completion among Iowans.
|02/11/2020||Future Ready Iowa Summer Youth Intern Program now accepting applications until March 11, 2020||
Employers, non-profit groups, and educational institutions are encouraged to apply for the Future Ready Iowa Summer Youth Intern Program grant, a funding opportunity to support summer internship programs in high-demand occupations. The deadline to apply is March 11, 2020.
|01/15/2020||Gov. Reynolds names Future Ready Iowa and workforce topics in 2020 priorities||
The Future Ready Iowa Initiative and workforce-related topics are among the key priorities in the Governor's 2020 Vision for Iowa. Future Ready Iowa aims to build a highly-skilled workforce and promote lifelong learning.
|01/14/2020||Gov. Reynolds congratulates third round of Employer Innovation Fund awardees, wraps up first year of awards||
Governor Reynolds announced 14 recipients of the Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund, a matching grant that helps employers provide postsecondary training and education opportunities for their employees
|12/03/2019||Gov. Reynolds announces second round of Employer Innovation Fund awardees, encourages employers to apply in third round||
Governor Reynolds announced 22 recipients of the Employer Innovation Fund, a matching grant that helps employers provide postsecondary training and education opportunities for their employees.
|11/19/2019||Governor Reynolds announces Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship Awards for Fall 2019||
Governor Reynolds announced that more than 5,800 Iowa students have received the new Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship for Fall 2019.