Upcoming Meetings:

Franklin Hampshire Regional Employment Board Meeting

Thursday, October 2, 2014

8:00 - 10:00 am.

Site to be announced

Agenda will be posted on or about September 26, 2014

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Towns served by the Franklin Hampshire Regional Employment Board
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WIA Youth Title 1 RFP 2014 available here, inludes Bidders Conference Q&A


  Middle Skills Manufacturing Initiative (MSMI)

CNC Precision Machining Training for Qualified Adults 

Recruiting for Fall 2014 Students is Closed

Next recruitment begins October 2014 for the FINAL training starting in Spring 2015

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Please contact Michael Baines to be put on the notification list or if you have any questions

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Franklin Hampshire Workforce Area Labor Market Blueprint 
June 2012 

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FY'15 Frankln Hampshire Annual Workforce Development Plan

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About the Franklin Hampshire Regional Employment Board

Recognized as a High Performing Workforce Board by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Mission Statement

To shape, nurture and sustain a regional workforce development system that promotes the economic well-being of business and workers.

 Core Values

  • Life Long Learning
  • Collaboration
  • Regional Solutions


Appointed by the Mayors of the City of Northampton and the City of Greenfield, the Franklin Hampshire Regional Employment Board is the region’s policy-making authority in developing workforce skills. In partnership with government, business, labor, education and community-based organizations, the FHREB coordinates and oversees the region’s publicly funded workforce training and placement programs, including the Franklin Hampshire One Stop Career Center and the School-to-Career/Connecting Activities program. The FHREB also serves as a clearinghouse for labor market information and hiring/training incentives. The Board’s goal is to contribute to the economic health and growth of the region by creating an effective workforce development system that is responsive to job seekers and employers alike.

Board Officers, 2014-2015

Chair, Steven Kravetz
First Vice-Chair, Cody Sisson
Second Vice Chair, Susan Dorais

Corporation Officers, 2014-2015

President, Cindy Peeters
Treasurer, Maureen Carney
Clerk, Donna Jeanloz


For more information about business and employment opportunities in Western Massachusetts, visit the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts.



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