• April 7, 2016
    Open House for The Center for Workforce Development

    We would like for you to join us at our open house, celebrating the grand opening of The Center for Workforce Development. Opening remarks will be done by Secretary Ronald L. Walker II, Dr. J. Lynn Griesemer, Executive Director […]

  • March 21, 2016
    BAWIB and BSU Partner up to determine Educational Options for Advanced Manufacturing

    Through Mass Development’s AMP It Up! Grant awarded to the Brockton Area Workforce Investment Board (BAWIB), BAWIB, Bridgewater State University’s (BSU) Institute for Policy Analysis and Regional Engagement (IPARE); and BSU’s Management Department have partnered to identify the gap […]

  • October 30, 2015
    Manufacturing Field Trip at Evans Machine

    “There are misconceptions that manufacturing is a dirty, unfulfilling, hard-to-make-money kind of job. We are trying to educate and make awareness of the opportunities here in manufacturing,” said Dan Evans. The Owner and President of Evans machine, Dan Evans […]

  • October 27, 2015
    DJ Academy Certification Ceremony

    On Friday, October 23rd, The SoundLab & BAWIB hosted a certification ceremony for the participants in the DJ Academy program this summer. Students of the program were awarded for their completion of both the beginner and intermediate levels of […]

  • October 14, 2015
    Save the Date for the DJ Academy Certificate Ceremony!

    On Friday, October 23 The SoundLab & BAWIB will be hosting a certificate ceremony for participants in the DJ Academy Program. The program, which took in 12 youth between the ages 16-21 from Brockton, encompassed 12 weeks of workshop […]

  • October 6, 2015
    Manufacturing Day 2015

    On October 2nd, fourty-five students from Plouffe Academy in Brockton, MA boarded a bus for a field trip to AccuRounds, a precision manufacturing company in Avon. The field trip was in celebration of Manufacturing Day, a national campaign to […]

  • February 3, 2015
    Lean Manufacturing And The End Of The Manufacturing Skills Training Program

    Lean production has become increasingly important in the manufacturing industry, both as a process and as a necessary job skill. Originally derived from the Japanese Automotive Industry it emphasizes reducing cost and increasing quality by increasing efficiency through the removal of […]

  • January 12, 2015
    BAWIB’s Manufacturing Training Has Begun!

    The Manufacturing Training Program, a partnership between the Brockton Area Workforce Investment Board, CareerWorks and Mass MEP got started last week. The month long program will include shop math, blueprint reading, lean manufacturing, CNC lathe & milling concepts, metrology […]

  • December 30, 2014
    Employer Forum on the Workforce Training Fund

    Apply for Funds to Train Your Employees Date: Thursday, January 29, 2015 Time: 9:00-11:00 AM Location: Metro South Chamber of Commerce 60 School St. Brockton, MA The Workforce Training Fund Program funds are available to enhance the skills of your workforce! […]

  • December 19, 2014
    BAWIB Awarded $10,000 AMP IT UP! Grant

    BAWIB Awarded $10,000 AMP IT UP! Matching Grant to Iincrease Advanced Manufacturing Career Awarness and Interest   The Brockton Area Workforce Investment Board in partnership with Brockton Public Schools, Bridgewater State University and AccuRounds has been awarded one of nine AMP […]