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Do you need information on available state Workforce partners and programs that can be accessed to assist with workforce needs? 

Department of Career and Technical Education (CTE) provides technical assistance, professional development activities, and performs evaluations for all CTE programs in the state, which includes 568 secondary and 168 post-secondary programs. CTE Program Areas include agricultural, business, family and consumer sciences, IT, marketing, technology and engineering, and trade, industry, and technical and health sciences.

Department of Human Services - Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) assists North Dakotans with disabilities to improve their employment opportunities and to assist North Dakota businesses in finding solutions to their disability-related issues. Through this "dual client" approach, VR assists individuals with permanent injuries, illness, or impairments, as well as, business owners and employers.

Department of Public Instruction - Adult Education receives federal funds under the Workforce Innovation & Opportunities Act, Or WIOA - Title II and state funds (NDCC 15.1-26) to support the operations and free programs of the Adult Learning Centers who serve individuals.

Job Service North Dakota (JSND) delivers specific services to targeted workforce sectors, administers the state and federal unemployment insurance program, and provides labor market information for community leaders. Employers can post open positions and access training funds.

North Dakota University System (NDUS) includes 11 unique campuses: two world-class research institutions, four outstanding regional universities and five vibrant community colleges. NDUS helps our students and workforce adapt to an ever-changing economy. Student success and a ready workforce are our goals. 

Recruiter Network is made of HR professionals/Recruiters who are interested in collaboration to fill open positions within their company and the many other industries across ND that have "help wanted" signs. Benefits include networking with other HR professionals/recruiters and best practice sharing across industries.

TrainND expands opportunities in North Dakota by training employees to achieve more for themselves and their employers. Four regions cooperate with four community colleges to ensure coverage for all of North Dakota’s current workforce needs. TrainND provides content that is customized for each business, specific to industry, and designed to match the needs of employees.
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