Violence Prevention: Active Shooter Series

According to FBI.gov, 29% of active shooter incidents occurred in schools and 40% occurred in businesses.

In an active shooter situation, you have about 2–3 minutes to make the right decision. Losing just one person to an armed intruder/active shooter – is one too many. Active shooter incidents are often unpredictable and evolve quickly. In the midst of the chaos, anyone can play an integral role in mitigating the impacts of an active shooter incident. (more…)

Thanks to LFCC, Statewide Recognition Given to Winchester Man Who Trades Up

Left to right – Joy Cary (PIVA), Dr. Kim Blosser (LFCC President), Ed Breedan (MT1 Graduate), Sherry Pinto (FastForward Coach), Scott Carlson (Apprenticeship Grant Coordinator)

For many people, learning that their workplace of 23 years is closing would be devastating. But, for Winchester resident Ed Breeden it was the chance to reinvent himself and to earn a much better living.

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Creating Winning Relationships with Molly Fletcher

Molly Fletcher
CEO, Keynote Speaker, and Author

Molly Fletcher spent 20 years in one of the most competitive workspaces in the world: the sports agency business. Molly says there’s a common misconception about the industry, though. People often think it’s space where everyone yells, screams beats their chests and gets sideways at the drop of a hat, but that couldn’t be further from the truth, she says. It’s all about relationship-building. Listen to Molly Fletcher’s podcast on Creating Winning Relationships

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LFCC Workforce Solutions Year-in-Review 2017-2018

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Lord Fairfax Community College Workforce Solutions Professional Development and Continuing Education (LFCCWS) had another amazing year helping individuals and organizations start, enhance and/or change in workplace skills. Launching and expanding new programs into new markets as well as increasing credentials offered through programs like #FastForward, LFCCWS continues to be your local, reliable, and trusted partner for quality and relevant workforce training programs that meet the needs of employers and individuals in our community.

Below you will find LFCC Workforce Solutions final numbers for students and employers served as well as additional great highlights from last year.

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FastForward Showing Positive Impact Early On

FastForward Credentials
The Top 5 FastForward Credentials are providing a 21%-58% increase in wages for graduates.

To date over 11,000 valuable, industry-recognized workforce credentials have been awarded to Virginians through a pay-for-performance grant training program. This training has occurred through a Virginia Community College program called FastForward, which was designed to empower Virginians with the specific skills employers are seeking. These workforce training programs are geared toward the needs of local businesses and focus on in-demand credentials and degrees allowing Virginians the chance to get the jobs they want and the salaries they need.

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New Fall 2018 Courses and Programs with LFCCWS

Lord Fairfax Community College Workforce Solutions (LFCCWS) will be introducing a number of new courses and programs to help you and your organization this fall. Through needs assessments, surveys, and focus groups, there are new offerings in social media, information technology, business applications, human resources, project management and more that help you with your next step.

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New LFCCWS Courses Coming to Page County Technical Center

Lord Fairfax Community College Workforce Solutions (LFCCWS) is excited to announce several new and upcoming courses that will be taking place at the Page County Technical Center (PCTC) in Luray, Virginia. Courses in Computers, Healthcare, HVAC and more will be offered for the first time at this location.

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Time for Back to School – Here is Why

Every year in August and September schools get back underway. The fresh fall air, football on weekends and most people are getting back into a school routine. So why wouldn’t you and your organization go back to school, as well? During this time, most staff are back from summer vacations and companies are gearing up for a full-court press for the remaining fiscal quarters of the year. Here is your chance to finish the year strong by building confidence, reaffirming your professional dedication and increasing efficiency.

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Harness the Power of a Professional Credential, PACE

Becoming professionally certified can mean the difference between a job offer, a raise, a promotion—or falling behind your peers. Professional certification proves to higher-ups and hiring decision-makers that you’re a leader and a valuable resource they can rely on. It is evidence of your commitment to your job as well as to the administrative profession.

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