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2017 – 2018 LWTech Student Handbook
Eligibility guidelines to receive the grant include:
• Low income, determined by the 2017-18 FAFSA and 2017-18 income guidelines
• Washington state resident for at least 1 year
• Must be enrolled in Business Technology, Accounting, Healthcare or IBEST programs
Worker Retraining Program West Building, W207
(425) 739-8206
The Worker Retraining Program provides tuition assistance, career counseling, academic guidance and other support services to students in career transition. The Worker Retraining Program serves laid off workers, displaced homemakers, formerly self-employed, military veterans, active duty military with separation orders, and those vulnerable to lay off. For more information, and to see if you are eligible, contact the Worker Retraining staff and attend an orientation.
WorkFirst
West Building, W207 (425) 576-5811
WorkFirst offers access to training, support, resource referrals, and possible tuition assistance to TANF recipients attending LWTech, and referred by DSHS. Students must be enrolled in a professional technical program (not a transfer or Bachelor program) or basic skills classes like GED, HS21+, ESL or ABED. Support services include:
• Assistance in finding financial aid resources
• Academic advising and career planning
• Short term training and assistance in finding employment
• Information and referrals to community based organizations • Individualized support services
• Clothing vouchers through YWCA
Support Services for All Students
Academic Support Center Technology Building, T217 (425) 739-8359
The LWTech Academic Support Center offers group classes and individualized instruction for current and new students. Help with any of the following skills is available:
• English, reading, writing, and spelling • GED preparation
• Tutoring
• CASAS testing
• Computers with internet access
• Informational writing handouts and tutorials
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