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Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance

Who We Are

Building Talent Through Innovation

Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance (WPWA), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and The Community Education Council of Wayne and Pike Counties as designated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.  WPWA is founded on the concepts of community and collaboration.  We identify, create and provide educational opportunities that build our workforce.

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What We Do

Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance takes a united and holistic approach to delivering services drawing on the strength of shared knowledge and action. We recognize that business, education, government, economic development, employment services and community all have a role in workforce development. WPWA serves as a connecting agent for these essential elements and as a community liaison, developing relationships and increasing awareness.

Our primary goals are to:

  • Strengthen Workforce Quality
  • Develop Career Opportunities, and
  • Foster a Culture of Lifelong Learning

We enhance business and education partnerships and promote skills development, educational attainment and entrepreneurial development. We increase coordination and integration among existing workforce related organizations, and we create opportunities for community involvement.

We have nine Community Career & Training Sites located in Wayne & Pike County libraries and the Wayne County Employment & Training office.  There you can find self-help resources including career assessment and exploration, resume writing, and a variety of books and DVD's.  For more information please visit: http://www.wpworkforce.org/community-career-training.

Our state of the art training & meeting facility is available to meet your business and professional needs.  For more information please visit: http://www.wpworkforce.org/training-facilities.

Now offering Certification and GED testing.  Call us for more information.

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Address Information
92 Main Avenue
Hawley, PA 18428
Office Hours: 8:30-4:00
Contact: Lucyann Vierling
Contact Title: Executive Director
Phone: 570-390-7613
Fax: 570-507-8397
Email: LVierling@wpworkforce.org
Across from Bingham Park behind the Sunoco
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