Workforce Development

Because of COVID-19 and the local declaration of emergency, the Purdue Polytechnic Anderson building is closed to visitors and students. However, all classes and operations have transitioned to online instruction and teleadvising. If you need to reach a staff member:
• Ric Dwenger (Student Affairs Administrator) 765-273-3154
• Dave Riegle (Student Affairs Administrator) 765-273-3624
• Marvin Fairer (Lab Manager) 765-400-0164
• Kris Beck (Office Manager) 765-400-0540
• Corey Sharp (Director) 765-396-8538

Workforce Development

Purdue Polytechnic provides industry-led workforce education and training programs that address the critical workforce development needs of companies, government and agencies located in the State of Indiana and beyond. 

Workforce development goals are 1) to create workforce development programs and learning opportunities that address critical issues related to production and competitiveness 2) to support employers who recognize the current limitations of their workforce by implementing relevant workforce training programs and 3) to develop and implement a state-wide solution to workforce development.

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