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General Resources
The Great Lakes Workforce Quality Initiative
Council of Great Lakes Governors
This initiative proposes a regional strategy to developing a world-class, front-line workforce.

State and Provincial Resources
Workforce Development
State of Illinois
Information on employment and training centers.

Indiana Department of Workforce Development
Access Indiana
A statewide network of offices provides job referral services, career counseling, unemployment insurance and assistance with job training.

Indiana Department of Workforce Development
Department of Commerce and Community Affairs
The new Workforce Investment Act (WIA), signed into law in 1998 and now implemented in all states, offered Indiana's workforce development community an opportunity to link an assortment of federal job training programs with the state's incumbent worker training system.

Michigan Center for Career and Technical Education
MCCTE offers many services, including technical assistance to tech prep consortia, school-to-work partnerships, gender equity projects, life management educators, and professional development workshops.

Michigan Department of Career Development
State of Michigan
Information on finding a job, employer services, career preparation and more.

Michigan Occupational Information System
Identify your interests and the computer will show you in which career clusters your likely to succeed. Information on different occupations and Michigan schools.

WorkForce Center System
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
The Minnesota WorkForce Centers and numerous affiliate sites that make up the WorkForce Center System provide the tools, resources, and services you need for your employment, training, and related workforce development needs.

Workforce Development
Minnesota Department of Trade and Economic Development
Lists a variety of resources and programs to help access and maintain a highly skilled workforce.

Workforce Development in New York State
A collaborative effort of various state agencies and organizations, the site allows you to to find out what workforce development resources are available in a particular county.

Adult Learning Services
Ohio Department of Education
Find information on Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE), adult and veterans' workforce education.

Pennsylvania Workforce
Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
Provides information on the state's Workforce Development Strategic Planning Effort, education and job training programs, legislative updates and state workforce partners.

Training and jobs
Ministry of Education and Training
The ministry supports programs and services for both employers and employees, including apprenticeship programs and career and employment preparation.

Department of Workforce Development
State of Wisconsin
Provides job support services, assists those who are temporarily without employment, and works toward a safer work environment and fair and equal treatment of all citizens.

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