Archive for Education & Learning

New Retail Training Program Offered

Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries announces a new partnership with the National Retail Federation (NRF) Foundation and will offer local courses for the Retail Industry Fundamentals Credential. The new program will begin January 7, 2019 with courses designed to teach skills needed to land jobs in retail and steps toward a promising career. Course participants will […]

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Goodwill hosts employee retention workshop

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries presents a free seminar on retaining employees by creating intelligent teams that promote a culture of performance, engagement and well-being. Retaining Top Talent: Develop Intelligent Teams and Keep Your Best People is set for 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Southern Oregon Wine Institute, Danny Lang Event Center, […]

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K-CET GED students graduate

Five students who earned GED certificates at the Klamath Center for Education and Training graduated Friday, April 7, in a ceremony at the Klamath Community College campus. The graduates were Toby Brazille, Jon Carle, Justin Sandhu, Emily Teeter, and Timothy Wood. The ceremony included K-CET and KCC staff and administrators. Herald & News reporter Holly […]

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K-CET GED graduation set

Southern Oregon Goodwill and Klamath Community College are proud to announce a graduation ceremony to celebrate the first students to earn a GED certificate through the Klamath Center for Education & Training (K-CET). The ceremony is set for 6 p.m., Friday, April 7, at Klamath Community College, Building 4 Commons, 7390 6th St., Klamath Falls. […]

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K-CET celebrates opening

College and community leaders celebrated the opening of Klamath Center for Education & Training (K-CET) with a ribbon-cutting at Klamath Community College Thursday, Dec. 1. K-CET is an innovative partnership between KCC and Southern Oregon Goodwill designed to address adult educational needs in Klamath and Lake counties. The center opened in September and now has […]

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Adult Education in Klamath County

Southern Oregon Goodwill® has teamed up with Klamath Community College to offer adult education, including GED® prep and ESL courses. The new program is growing quickly and KTVL News 10 visited Nov. 4 to update viewers. Here is the story. Here is the full media release on the partnership. An innovative partnership between Southern Oregon […]

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Fall and Winter Computer Classes

If cold weather has you spending more time inside, now could be the perfect time to polish up your computer skills. Southern Oregon Goodwill® has community computer classes for adults at Employment & Training Centers across the region. The courses provide computer basics and knowledge of popular Microsoft Office programs. Check out this schedule if you’re looking for new job skills […]

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Labor of Love

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 5.6 million job openings on the last business day of June this year. In observance of Labor Day, between August 30 and September 6, Southern Oregon Goodwill® is challenging people across Southern Oregon and Northern California to sign Goodwill’s #LaborOfLove pledge to spread awareness about […]

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Fall Computer Classes

Kids are heading back to school, and Southern Oregon Goodwill® has community computer classes for adults at Employment & Training Centers across the region. The courses provide computer basics and knowledge of popular Microsoft Office programs, so they will prepare people to use these critical workplace tools that can help them meet career and personal goals. Check out this […]

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