Sources of Funding Missouri
This program is funded through the Department of Economic Development Division of Workforce Development and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Industrial Training Division. State Fair Community College administers these programs for industry in a fourteen county region. The Business & Technology Center will help develop the program, write the proposal, assist with the development and delivery of the training, and monitor the reimbursement process. Training eligible for consideration includes Classroom and On-the-Job Training. This program developed $502,876 for training 772 employees in this area this year.
Missouri Community College New Jobs Training Program
A tax abatement program for new and expanding companies that allows for development of an up-front training fund to train and retrain the company's workforce in order to maintain quality and competitive positions in the marketplace. State Fair Community College is the point of contact for this program in the fourteen county region. This program has generated a total training fund of $3,178,000 since 1994 to develop and train 3,375 new positions. Companies participating include: Amstead Industries ConAgra Frozen Foods, Inc. Gardner Denver GETS Global Signaling Hayes Lemmerz International, Inc. Multifoods Schreiber Foods, Inc. Sierra Bullets Tyson Foods, Inc.
Regional Training Consortia
In 1998 the Pettis County Training Consortium (PCTC) was organized through the Business & Technology Center of State Fair with support through the Missouri Customized Training Program and the Sedalia/Pettis County Development Corporation. It is designed to share common training needs between manufacturers. A variety of non-credit training programs is available at no charge or a reduced cost to employees of these companies. Other people are welcome to participate at regular cost. PCTC is comprised of companies from Pettis, Benton, and Saline Counties. In 1999, the Jefferson City Area Training Consortium and the Tri-County Training Consortium were organized for similar reasons. TCTC is comprised of companies in Moniteau, Morgan, and Miller counties. The Henry County Training Consortium became active in 2000. Services The following services are available. Many are also eligible for consideration in the training reimbursement programs.