Contact Kristi Barr, Director, Workforce Development and Education, at 501.377.6017.
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The Office of Skills Development (OSD) is a division of the Arkansas Department of Career Education offering grants to support workforce development by strategically investing in training programs that are prioritized by employer needs and economic impact. Businesses and non-profit entities are eligible to apply for training according to the OSD Grants Rules and Regulations. Grants are available to support training that falls into the following categories:
Professional Development – Typically classroom training associated with soft skills or core academic skills, as would be applicable to a large set of employees. Primary examples include those related to Microsoft Office products as well as Leadership Supervision, Conflict Resolution, and Safety.
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