Department of Labor Awards API CONTRACT to operate Westover Job Corps Center



November 4, 2016

(CHICOPEE, Massachusetts) – Alternate Perspectives, Inc. (API), a certified Woman-Owned Small Business, is pleased to announce the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has awarded API a five-year contract to operate the Westover Job Corps Center in Chicopee, Massachusetts effective December 1, 2016. API will be the lead contractor and Management & Training Corporation will serve as sub-contractor.

“We are very pleased with this opportunity to educate and train students at the Westover Job Corps Center,” said API President and CEO Dr. Jennifer Wild. “API and MTC have decades of combined experience in education and training, and we look forward to providing students with excellent training that will lead them to success in the job market.”

Job Corps is a federal program administered by the DOL and operated by companies like API and MTC. The Westover Job Corps Center is one of 123 centers in the country. The Job Corps program provides free education and training to 16-24-year old youth and young adults. For more information about Job Corps, visit http://www.jobcorps.gov/home.aspx.

The Westover Job Corps Center will serve 437 students, and will offer training in a variety of areas including maintenance, bricklaying, carpentry, culinary arts, electrical, building construction, medical administrative assistance, certified nurse assistant, office administration, pharmacy technician, plumbing, and welding.

For more information, contact Dr. Jennifer Wild (jwild@alternateperspectives.org) or 703-869-9182.