WCD Wins Workforce Readiness Award

The Virginia School Board Association (VSBA) awarded Henrico County Public Schools Workforce and Career Development the 2022 VSBA Excellence in Workforce Readiness Award!

294463995_511686987423243_7754688482256112082_nThe award is given to recognize Virginia School Divisions who have achieved excellence in Workforce Readiness through an innovative program/project within a school community with emphasis on: communication and collaboration with the business community; student engagement with the business community; or student entrepreneurial activities. 

The Department of Workforce & Career Development began a partnership with Henrico County government to develop the County Manager’s Summer Academy for Workforce and Career Development, a summer internship program that placed students in various county workplace environments to develop and practice career-related knowledge based on student interest, developing skillset, and goals.