Piedmont Community College offers several financial assistance opportunities through the Workforce Development program. Contact Jeanette Godsey at (336) 322-2156 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) - Title I & II
Individuals who have been laid-off or who meet federal income requirements may qualify for financial assistance through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Qualifying students receive assistance with tuition costs and many training-related expenses.
Funding is available to assist students in attaining a workforce certification, certificates, diploma, or associate's degree. For more information, contact Lucinda Clay, with EDSI Solutions at (919) 693-2686 or by email at email@example.com
For Youth (ages 18-21), please contact Cynthia Claiborne at (336) 694-8062 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Project Skill-Up Pathway
Have you worked in tobacco? Have you lost your main source of income and need to train for a new career? This special grant assists those negatively affected by the decline in the tobacco industry by assisting with up to $250 of tuition/registration fees, books and fees for short-term training. Contact Jeanette Godsey at (336) 322-2156 or by email at email@example.com
WIOA Title II
PCC’s Adult Basic Skills Department’s programs are funded through the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA), Title II: Adult Education and Family Literacy. Adult education and literacy programs provide academic instruction and education services for adult learners who are below college level that increases their ability to:
- Read, write, speak English and perform math necessary to be able to earn a high school diploma or its equivalent
- Transition to post-secondary (college) education and/or occupational training
- Obtain employment.
Source: Adult Education & Family Literacy Act, Title II, Sec. 203.