Cabinet for Economic Development
Cabinet for Economic Development to Host Workforce Training Workshops for Kentucky Industries

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, April 03, 2012  
Contact Information:  Mandy Lambert, (502)564-4886  

Series of five workshops to be held across the state in April

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 3, 2012) – The Cabinet for Economic Development’s Bluegrass State Skills Corporation (BSSC) will conduct five training sessions across the state during April. The workshops are intended to familiarize Kentucky business and industry representatives with state workforce training program guidelines.

Participants will learn about project funding limits, eligible training types, the application process, and the reimbursement and credit process for the grant-in-aid and skills training investment tax credit programs. Human resource managers, training managers, plant managers and others from BSSC-eligible firms who are responsible for employee training are encouraged to attend one of the training sessions. To determine eligibility, refer to

“These workshops are an excellent way for Kentucky businesses to learn more about the workforce training programs the Cabinet offers,” said Robert Curry, executive director of the Cabinet’s Bluegrass State Skills Corporation. “Training Kentucky’s workforce is a vital part of furthering our economic development efforts, and we want to make sure our existing industries know how to utilize these important programs.”

Pre-registration is requested due to limited sessions and seating. Registration requests may be e-mailed to or, and must include name, phone number, company name and location of desired training session. The following is a list of scheduled training sessions (all times are local):


*          Pre-registration is requested at least two business days prior to the training session.  




Tuesday, April 10

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Lincoln Trail Area Development District

613 College Street Road

Elizabethtown, Ky.



Thursday, April 12

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

EKU-Corbin Regional Campus Classroom 219

One Pennington Way

Corbin, Ky.



Tuesday, April 17

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Carroll County Area Technology Center

1704 Highland Ave.

Carrollton, Ky.



Thursday, April 19

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Gateway Area Development District Office

110 Lake Park Drive

Morehead, Ky.



Tuesday, April 24

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Kentucky Dam Village State Park Resort

113 Administration Drive

Gilbertsville, Ky.




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The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development is the primary state agency in Kentucky responsible for creating new jobs and new investment in the state. New business investment in Kentucky in 2011 totaled more than $2.6 billion with the creation of more than 13,200 new jobs. Information on available development sites, workforce training, incentive programs, community profiles, small business development and other resources is available at