March 2014 e-Newsletter
AVTEC Mission
AVTEC is a postsecondary vocational and technical training center. Our mission is to train a diverse and effective workforce that supports the economic growth and stability of our state.

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Search Begins for New AVTEC Director

The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development is conducting a search for a permanent director of AVTEC.

John Torgerson was named AVTEC interim acting director when Fred Esposito retired after 17 years of service.

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AVTEC February Student of the Month

Farrell Andrew was selected as Student of the Month for February. Andrew graduated in December from AVTEC's Medical Administrative Assistant program and is the Senior Office Assistant in the Hospital Education Department at the Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC). Andrew shared, "Before AVTEC I worked mainly in...

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WIA Youth Grant Program Cultivates Success at AVTEC

The Workforce Investment Act Youth Grant program is geared to assist Alaska’s at-risk youth in their path to meaningful employment.

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Meet AVTEC Graduate Alex Posegate

Alex Posegate, AVTEC March 2013 Diesel Heavy graduate, works for Jim’s Equipment Repair in Anchorage.

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e-Newsletter Comments & Feedback
The AVTEC monthly e-Newsletter is published by AVTEC Alaska's Institute of Technology to keep friends and alumni in touch with the news and events of AVTEC. Comments or feedback regarding this newsletter can be sent to Linda Carpenter.

Alaska's Institute of Technology
P.O. Box 889 ~ 809 2nd Avenue ~ Seward, Alaska 99664
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AVTEC is a division of the Alaska Department of Labor
and Workforce Development

AVTEC does not discriminate due to race,
color, national origin, age, sex,
political affiliation, religious beliefs, or disability.

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