Regional Effort to Advance Charlotte Information Technology REACH IT
Business & Industry and Health Sciences Division
CPCC Project Team: Karla Shields, Dana McDonald, Bill Dillon, Mary Vickers-Koch, Kay Miller
Project Title: H-1B Technical Skills Training Grants - REACH IT
Funding Amount: $4,999,071
Agency: Department of Labor
Description: The REACH IT (Regional Effort to Advance Charlotte Information Technology) team, including Mary Vickers-Koch, Bill Dillon, Karla Shields, Dana McDonald, Kay Miller, and Kevan Weaver received a US Department of Labor H-1B Technical Skills Training Grant totaling $4,999,071. The team will collaborate with industry and workforce partners to train and certify incumbent and long-term unemployed workers in the Charlotte region in the Information Technology industry.