June 6, 2022

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act has made funding available through Individual Training Accounts for qualified applicants for specific Career & Technical Education and Nursing courses at East Central Community College in Decatur.

Eligible programs at ECCC include Automotive Technology, Business & Office Systems Technology, Carpentry Technology, Electrical Technology, Precision Machining & Manufacturing Technology, Welding Technology, Associate Degree Nursing (RN), Licensed Practical Nursing to Associate Degree Nursing Transition Program, and Practical Nursing (PN).

The Twin Districts Workforce Development Area application period is June 20-July 1, 2022. Those residing in Leake, Neshoba, Newton, or Scott counties may contact Shavonn Pruitt, WIOA case manager, at spruitt@eccc.edu; the Forest WIN Job Center Office, 601-469-2851, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday; or at the ECCC Campus Office, 601-635-6404, Wednesday and Friday.

An Individual Training Account is an amount of money determined by the Local Workforce Investment Board. It is approved for vocational/technical training in the Twin Districts Workforce Area and designated to cover approved expenses in an eligible training program for an individual certified eligible to receive the funds.