Education & Training

U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and Congressman Jim Himes (D-4) today announced $2.4 million in grant funds awarded to The WorkPlace of Bridgeport, which will be used towards improving opportunities for adults and youths who have been involved in the criminal justice system. The WorkPlace is an organization that is geared towards strengthening and developing the Connecticut workforce.
Press conference to be held to announce start of construction of redeveloped downtown Westport (CT)
The press conference will be held at the Spotted Horse Tavern on Church Lane, followed by a ceremonial groundbreaking across the street once the press conference has concluded. Construction is expected to conclude in early 2017. All members of the media are welcome to attend.
New federal data shows low-income, minority students shortchanged for education spending
The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM) today (Monday, March 23) said that new data from the federal government which shows that Connecticut short-changes low-income minority students regarding spending for local public education reinforces CCM’s long-standing call for the State to address the $600 million underfunding of the State’s largest grant for local public education – the Education Cost Sharing Grant (ECS)
CT REIA Monthly Meeting: Buy, Rehab, & Sell Single & Multi-Families with Robyn Thompson
If you answered yes to any of these questions, retailing ugly houses is for you! Robyn has taught thousands of students how to achieve financial independence by investing in distressed properties.
Powerhouse Wealth Strategies Real Estate Workshop Weekend
November 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- CT REIA and Nyrik & Linda Huuskonen presents: Powerhouse Wealth Strategies Real Estate Workshop Weekend
Himes and DeLauro Announce $299,670 Grant To Provide Homeless Veterans Job Training
Washington, DC - August 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Representatives Jim Himes (CT-04) and Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-03) announced today that The Workplace, Inc., Southwestern Connecticut’s Regional Workforce Development Board, will be receiving a one year grant of $299,670 to provide local, homeless veterans with job training aimed at helping them succeed in civilian careers. The grant has the potential for up to three additional years based on funding availability.
Duff Welcomes Funding for Mortgage Job Training Program
December 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A $1.3 million grant for the state’s Mortgage Crisis Job Training Program is expected to gain approval when the State Bond Commission meets later this week, news that state Senator Bob Duff (D-Norwalk), Senate chair of the General Assembly’s Banks Committee, welcomed today.
Crisco, Gentile Welcome Funds For New Home of Naugatuck Valley Regional Fire Training School
July 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Senator Joseph J. Crisco, Jr. (D-Woodbridge), and state Representative Linda Gentile (D-Ansonia) today announced final approval for significant state funding to help secure property that will become the future home of the (Naugatuck) Valley Regional Fire Training School. The lawmakers said a total of $950,000 is now available to purchase property in Beacon Falls for the project
Dodd Discusses Home Heating Assistance in Bridgeport
January 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) today visited Bridgeport non-profit Action for Bridgeport Community Development, Inc. (ABCD) to discuss home heating assistance for Connecticut
Lieberman Applauds More Than $125,000 for Green Building Training in Connecticut
WASHINGTON, DC - November 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Joe Lieberman (ID-CT) today praised the release of $129,827 to two Connecticut corporations to help individuals acquire the skills needed to enter and advance in a clean energy economy. The grants will be used for green building training programs in Hartford and Bridgeport. The funds were released by the U.S. Department of Labor as a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.