skills employers desire; the workforce business needs
CentreREADY is a collaborative worker certification initiative designed to build a better local workforce; one that best matches Centre County employers with employees who possess the desired core skills and competencies. An outgrowth of the CBICC's Business & Industry Partnership, CentreREADY recognizes that business success and growth, and subsequently, economic strength, depends on employers' access to a quality workforce.
centreready business supporters
The CBICC and its education and community partners are committed to the long-term success of CentreREADY. Business supporters pledge to recognize individuals' efforts to gain proficiency in the core attributes, and value the CentreREADY designation. Add your company, business or organization's name to the growing list of CentreREADY supporters:
Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc.
FirstQuality Enterprises, Inc.
Diamondback Truck Covers
HC Hood Co
Hospitality Asset Management Company
Strawberry Fields Inc.
Mount Nittany Health
Central PA Workforce Development
Email Jennifer@cbicc.org for more information.
what does it mean to be centreready?
Individuals that earn the CentreREADY designation have learned about and demonstrated an understanding of the essential 21st century workforce skills that local employers find most essential in their employees. The CentreREADY "seal of approval" from the CBICC and its educational and community partners indicates that these prospective employees are gaining a desired level of proficiency in these areas.
Are you a student?
School counselors or academic advisors are able to sign you up for CentreREADY. Doing so indicates your interest in achieving the CentreREADY designation.
Are you an employer?
Business supporters pledge to recognize individuals' efforts to gain proficiency in the core attributes, and value the CentreREADY designation.
Penns Valley Area School District Superintendent Dr. Brian Griffith; eLoop President and CEO Ned Eldridge; and Private Industry Council of the Central Corridor Executive Director Cheryl Johnson voice support for the CentreREADY initiative at the official launch on Wednesday, Sept. 12.