July Alaska Economic Trends

July Trends is Department of Labor & Workforce Development’s annual cost-of-living issue, which compares costs across Alaska along with other U.S. cities. They also look at the rise in costs over time, as determined by Anchorage’s inflation rate. The overall rise in prices was relatively small in 2014, and transportation costs went down slightly.AlaskaEconomicTrends_July2015

Find Out How UA Manages TVEP

The Technical Vocational Education Program (TVEP)* provides grants to high-demand career and technical education entities for industry-specific, on-the-job and classroom training.

UA manages its TVEP funds as a single allocation to initiate or enhance high-priority workforce development programs. The funding must meet the following criteria:

  • High-demand and or regional workforce needs
  • Increased access and flexibility of training delivery
  • Improved persistence of educational progress
  • Promote collaboration across the UA System by expanding partnerships

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