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The Partnership for Worker Education (PWE) is pleased to welcome new staff member Midori Tabery as the new outreach coordinator and workplace English instructor. Tabery has over two decades of experience teaching ESL in a variety of settings including 20 years as the ESOL Department Head at Eaglebrook School and as a volunteer at the Center for New Americans. A UMass alumna,...
The Partnership for Worker Education's Sonia Lindop was featured in a story by WWLP about an August job fair to hire new workers at UMass Amherst. From the story: “We are a very diverse community, we come from many different backgrounds and we hope you come in and join us,” said Sonia Lindop, UMass Senior Project Manager. Sonia Lindop urged job seekers...
On Saturday, April 9th, Community Works graduated its 2022 class of trainees. Several graduates have already taken positions in the building trades, and most have pending applications with union apprenticeship programs. We’re extremely proud of the work our trainees have put into the program, and look forward to their new careers in the building trades! Community Works is a state-...
Recently, Commonwealth Corporation awarded PWE with an initial planning grant award to design services to assist low-proficiency English-speaking adults seeking culinary employment.  The project involves culinary employment at five locations in the state: UMass Amherst, Westfield State University, Smith College, Springfield Public Schools K-12, and Lawrence Public Schools K-12....
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