SKILLS FOR TRANSITION

$2,750 EDUCATION GRANT FOR TRANSITIONING SERVICE MEMBERS

This opportunity is offered to transitioning Fort Hood soldiers and veterans by Central Texas College and made possible by a Texas Workforce Solutions Skills for Transition grant.The programs are designed to be completed in one year or less and provide transitioning service members skills to succeed in a high-demand civilian field. In addition to college courses, participants will receive placement assistance from Workforce Solutions and the Central Texas College Career Center.

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY:
• Active duty personnel who will separate from service within 180 days to 365 days
• Veterans who ETSed within 180 days to 365 days
• Plan to remain in Texas
• Enroll in an approved Central Texas College certificate program that may be completed in one year or less
• NOTE - Grant does not pay for books or exam fees!

Training Option Location

Face-to-Face, Online, or Both

Credit/ Non-Credit

Point of Contact
Automotive System Specialist

Central Campus

Online

Both Credit
Raymond Lawrason
Basic Automotive Technican

Central Campus

Online

Both Credit
Raymond Lawrason
Computer-Aided Drafting and Design

Central Campus

Online

Both Credit
Bobbi Waddle
Construction Trades

Central Campus

Online

Both Credit
Earnest Finney
Heating, Air Conditioning & Refridgeration

Central Campus

Online

Both Credit
Jay Jackson
Industrial Diesel

Central Campus

Online

Both Credit
William Kirshner
Welding Technology

Central Campus

Online

Both Credit
Jeremiah Edwards
Training Option Location

Face-to-Face, Online, or Both

Credit/ Non-Credit

Point of Contact
Basic Peace Officer Central Campus Face-to-Face Credit
Chrissa Link
Child Care Administrator

Central Campus

Online

Both Credit
Kimberly Dugger
Child Development

Central Campus

Online

Both Credit
Kimberly Dugger
Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Central Campus

Online

Both Credit
Cheryl Jones

Fort Hood Transition Center Liaison:

Samuel Blanks, Veterans Resource Coordinator, (254)-287-1191

Workforce Solutions of Central Texas:

BRITTANY RAMIREZ, Workforce Specialist
Brittany.Ramirez@workforcelink.com
(254) 200-2229

JULYANN BELTRAN SANTIAGO, Workforce Specialist
Julyann.Beltran.Santiago@workforcelink.com
(254) 200-2228

TRIDESSA FORNEY, Workforce Specialist
Tridessa.Forney@workforcelink.com
(254) 200-2230