Workforce Training Program

Free Workforce Training Program for Young Adults



The City of Bowie Office of Grant Development and Administration, in conjunction with Bowie Youth and Family Services, offers residents a free Workforce Development and Life Skills Training Program for youth and young adults between the ages of 15 and 25. The program provides free workforce readiness training, which includes a portion on life skills and another on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) career paths. A second module focuses on Innovation and Entrepreneurship for those interested in owning their own businesses.

2021 Program Dates



Module 2: Innovation and Entrepreneurship



Tuesdays, May 11 and 18 for resident aged 15 - 17:

Session 1, presented Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Introduction to Innovation and Entrepreneurship & Turning Problems into Opportunities Part I
View Session Recording

Session 2, presented Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Turning Problems into Opportunities Part 2 & Developing Solutions/Business Ideas


Thursdays, May 13 and 20 for residents aged 18 - 25:

Session 1, presented Thursday, May 18, 2021

Introduction to Innovation and Entrepreneurship & Turning Problems into Opportunities Part I
NOTE: This session was abbreviated, please view the recording for May 11, 2021 (above) for the complete presentation.
View Session Recording

Session 2, presented Thursday, May 20, 2021
Turning Problems into Opportunities Part 2 & Developing Solutions/Business Ideas
NOTE: This session was abbreviated, please view the recording for May 18, 2021 (above) for the complete presentation.


Module 1: Life Skills and STEM Careers, Tuesdays and Thursdays in April


Tuesdays for residents aged 15 - 17:

Session 1, presented Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Life Skills: Goal-Setting
STEM Careers: Cybersecurity
View Session Recording

Session 2, presented Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Life Skills: Managing Time & Money
STEM Careers: Computer Programming
View Session Recording

Session 3, presented Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Life Skills: Managing Stress/Decision-Making & Risk
STEM Careers: Computer Science - NOTE: This presentation did not proceed due to technical issues. A recording of the same presentation for the adult cohort can be viewed below
View Session Recording

Session 4, presented Tuesday April 27, 2021
Life Skills: Effective Communication/Relationship Building
STEM Careers: Health Care
View Session Recording


Thursdays for residents aged 18 - 25:

Session 1, presented Thursday, April 8, 2021
Life Skills: Goal-Setting
STEM Careers: Cybersecurity
View Session Recording

Session 2, presented Thursday, April 15, 2021
Life Skills: Managing Time & Money
STEM Careers: Computer Programming
View Session Recording

Session 3, presented Thursday, April 22, 2021
Life Skills: Managing Stress/Decision-Making & Risk
STEM Careers: Computer Science
View Session Recording

Session 4, presented Thursday April 29, 2021
Life Skills: Effective Communication/Relationship Building
STEM Careers: Health Care
View Session Recording



For more information, please contact:



Kay Starr, Program Coordinator
Email: worktraining@cityofbowie.org

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Contact Us

  1. Office of Grant Development & Administration


    Jesse Buggs

    Director
    301-809-3094 or email


    George Jones

    Grants Manager
    301-809-3051 or email

    Kay Starr


    Grants Writer
    301-809-3009 or email


    Bowie City Hall


    15901 Excalibur Road
    Bowie, MD 20716

    Hours

    8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Monday - Friday