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JTED program helps Elmer find full-time employment as a Maintenance Technician.

Grants Administrator Jordan McBride reports on his customer. “When Elmer began services with Man-Tra-Con in early 2022, he had been incarcerated in the Illinois Department of Corrections for nearly 13 years. Elmer entered the Mobile Accelerated Welding certification program through First Institute Training and Management in February as part of the NYU Pathway Home program,” Jordan explains.

WIOA Training helps Amanda find a new career as a Registered Nurse.

Career Specialist Dana Marlow reports on her customer. “In October 2018, Amanda came to Man-Tra-Con Corporation seeking training assistance. She needed our help with getting her GED. While working toward her GED at John A. Logan College, she also enrolled in our Work Experience Program (WEP),” Dana explains.

WIOA training assistance helps Michael land his dream job as a CDL truck driver.

Career Specialist Shaun Drue reports on her customer. “Michael was laid off from Rowe Pest Control in February 2022. He immediately began to plan for his future. As a single parent raising 2 small children, Michael considered the cost of gas, the cost of returning to school, and quickly realized he needed some assistance,” Shaun explains. 

WIOA services help Caitlin obtain a GED and pursue a career in social work.

Career Specialist Tyler Hinds reports on his customer. “Caitlin was homeschooled by her adoptive parents and came to Man-Tra-Con seeking assistance with earning her GED. Caitlin had been working at McDonalds before seeking our services. When she saw her hours drastically reduced due to the pandemic, she decided to apply for training assistance,” Tyler explains.

WIOA Youth Services help Isabella receive her GED and plan for college.

Career Specialist Tamblyn Everett reports on her customer. “In January 2022, when Isabella came to Man-Tra-Con Corporation for assistance, she was determined eligible for WIOA Youth Services. Isabella had dropped out of high school; was basic skills deficient; and lived with her mother, brother, and father, who was a disabled veteran receiving food stamps,” Tamblyn explains. 

WIOA training assistance helps Ashleigh find great paying job as a Medical Lab Technician.

Career Specialist Dana Marlow reports on her customer. “Ashleigh, a single mother of four boys, first came to Man-Tra-Con for assistance in August 2019. Ashleigh had worked as a Phlebotomist for Heartland Regional Medical Center in the past. Although she had a job, Ashleigh still struggled to support her family and wanted to train for a better paying position,” Dana explains.

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