Meeting of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board

The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board, Inc.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Time: 8:30 – 10:00 am
Ramada Geneva Lakefront
41 Lakefront Drive
Geneva, NY 14456

For more information please call, 315-789-3131 ext 101.

The mission of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board is to improve the economic well-being of job seekers and employees in the Finger Lakes region. The goal of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board is to increase the employment, retention, and earnings of participants, increase occupational skill attainment by participants; and, as a result, improve the quality of the workforce; reduce welfare dependency; and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the region.

Finger Lakes Features: Finger Lakes Equipment Rental

Located on Routes 5&20 between Geneva and Waterloo, Finger Lakes Equipment Rental has been providing equipment to the area since owner Ray Turri left his machinist job in 2007, a recent Finger Lakes Times article stated.  Finger Lakes Works is proud of the relationship with Finger Lakes Equipment Rental that has developed over the years.  Finger Lakes Equipment Rental has used Finger Lakes Works On-the-Job-Training (OJT) program to find and train new workers.  They have also been a Summer Youth Work Site for Seneca County Summer Youth Program.    Additionally, they have supported Finger Lakes Works…with their hands!, a skilled-trades career exploration event for high school students, by donating heavy equipment for demonstrations.

Click here for the full Finger Lakes Times article.

Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board, Inc. FAME Math and Science Partnership Coordinator Position

Job Duties

The Coordinator will coordinate with 6 area school districts to implement activities outlined in their grant funded Math /Science Partnership Grants including:

  • Working with districts and advanced manufacturers to coordinate industry tours for educators and students to provide them opportunities to gain up to date industry applied content knowledge and to allow teachers to work with people in STEM related careers
  • Arrange for the employers to visit classrooms to discuss STEM Careers
  • Provide opportunities to work with people working in STEM Careers to gain information on Project Based Learning opportunities that can be implemented by teachers with students
  • Arrange for employers to work with educators on Math and Science curriculum
  • Coordinate the work of the District Coordinators to share best practices
  • Create a menu of activities available to the districts and coordinate participation
  • Work with districts to identify and develop other activities directly related to the grant
  • Participate on each district’s Math and Science Partnership as available

This position is grant funded for the period September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019.

To view more regarding the required qualifications, preferred skills and abilities, etc., please follow the link below:
FAME Math and Science Partnership Coordinator

Submit resume, cover letter and list of references by e-mail or U.S. Mail

Karen A. Springmeier, Executive Director

41 Lewis St. Suite 104 

Geneva, New York 14456


Telephone   315 789-3131 Ext. 102


Finger Lakes Features: Finger Lakes Community College’s New Nursing Program

A ceremony at Finger Lakes Community College on Thursday, August 2nd celebrated the first graduates of a new training program to provide advancement for entry-level health care workers.

The 21 graduates completed a program that allowed them to take classes to become licensed practical nurses (LPNs) while maintaining an income to support themselves and their families. All began as certified nurse assistants (CNAs) and took classes for 20 hours a week over the last year while working for 20 hours.

The CNA to LPN Program is facilitated by FLCC in partnership with the Rochester Educational Opportunity Center at SUNY Brockport, Rochester Regional Health, RochesterWorks!, and Finger Lakes Works.

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