Luzerne County Community College

LCCC PATH ADVISORY BOARD MEETS-The PATH Advisory Board at Luzerne County Community College met recently at the College’s Educational Conference Center. The meeting was held to discuss skills needed in the workforce. Through the Trade Adjustment and Assistance Community College Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant from the U. S. Department of Labor, the PATH program provides students with one-on-one job coaching, access to workshops, and on-going support for the first year after employment. Funding for the program is provided by the United States Department of Labor -Employment and Training Administration. Shown at the meeting are, front from left: Libby Yeager, director, curriculum development, LCCC; Jana Hamrick, human resources, CSS Industries/Berwick Offray; Tracy Kleban, Mountain Top, business service supervisor, Luzerne County PA CareerLink; Marco Argelesio, assistant director, TAACCCT fiscal team; Helene Mancuso, program manager, TAACCCT, LCCC; John Welgosh, Mountain Top, job developer, EDSI CareerLink; and Georgia Egan, job placement specialist, LCCC. Back: Lenore Pitsilos, community of practice administration, Northampton Community College; Christine Jensen, administrator, PA CareerLink; Sharon Bartolini, executive director, Educational Opportunity Centers; Angeline Abraham, academic specialist, Educational Opportunity Centers; Mary Dolon, , grant writer, LCCC Foundation, Inc.; Mike Salute, executive director, PATH, Northampton Community College; David Sawicki, Mountain Top, director, business solutions, LCCC; Bob Conner, chair, automotive, LCCC; Louise Menendez, career coach, TAACCCT, LCCC; and Ed Kuehner, associate professor, technology and coordinator, electrical construction technology, LCCC.